It's been a bizarre few weeks for the Gov. The madness began in late August when Perry said he would "absolutely" consider another run at the presidency, adding that 2016 is a long ways off and "a lot of good things can happen." Oh, Rick. What "good things" are those? Did you mean the impending Ch ... More >>
Welcome to Congress!The Center for Responsive Politics has put out its list of the net worth of every member of Congress, and the Houston delegation are no slackers. The nine representatives have a net worth estimated to be $392.4 million, which is a pretty impressive figure. Actually, m ... More >>
Illegal downloading costs the film industry billions of dollars per year. But does the legal strategy designed to recoup this lost bounty amount to extortion?
Texas can police its own air, thankyouverymuch.Republican U.S. Congressman Pete Olson may not officially be the poster boy for the oil and gas industry, but one could argue that he's really bucking for the job. Last week, Olson of Sugar Land announced that he and a few other politicians on Capit ... More >>
Castles and corruption lead to criminal charges.
A former wildcatter and corporate-takeover tycoon preaches alternative energy across America.
The candidate's fame is based on his POW status, but he has abandoned his fellow veterans time and time again
Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.
Debra Danburg swears she'll defend your right to open government. But when it comes to Internet campaign finance reports, ignorance is bliss.
Enron fuels Republican soft money machine
Politics pulls out the hard "soft" cash, Houston-style