Nick Lampson

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    November 6, 2008

    Election 2008: Winners and Losers

    What's that sound? Dust settling? No....Dust doesn't really make any sound as it settles. Nevertheless, dust is settling, dammit, after Election 08, and it's time to pick the local winners and losers. We're here to help. Winners 1. Bill White. Everyone wanted to be Mayor Bill White's best buddy ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008
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    October 29, 2008

    The 2008 Voting Charts: U.S. House District 22

    Congressional District 22, even after a few years, still contains the strong stench of Tom DeLay. Not to mention his hapless successor, Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, known forever to readers of the popular Wonkette blog as "Dracula Cunt" after we noted how she had received a write-in vote (that counted!) un ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008

    Texas Air National Guard Boots Sick Soldier

    Jason Franco now struggling in civilian life

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    November 23, 2006

    Turkeys of the Year

    The 2006 Collectors Edition

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    November 7, 2006

    Democracy Watch

    Bell: Kicking it Intercontinental You've done your civic duty, and now it's time to see if your guy or gal is going pull through tonight. If you want to scream for your candidate with like-minded voters, rather than sit through "Decision 2006" coverage at home, you've got options after the polls ... More >>

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    May 18, 2006

    A Fallen Star Is Born

    Tom DeLay's scandals are a gold mine for two Texas filmmakers

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    February 16, 2006

    You Can Quote Me

    A Conroe man is ready to help the nation's Enron reporters

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    December 29, 2005

    Dragon Slayer

    A new Republican challenger steps forth to take on Tom DeLay

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    October 7, 2004

    After Oprah

    Ted Poe got the spotlight for a shame-based sentencing -- the victim says it was a sham

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    January 22, 2004

    The Original Shame Sentence?

    Rattling the bones in Ted Poe's closet

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    April 18, 2002

    Going off the Rails

    A proposed line into the Bayport Industrial District has residents from Clear Lake to the East End vowing to stop the "toxic train" in its tracks

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    August 10, 2000

    Science Friction

    Architect Constance Adams designed an inflatable house that could take American astronauts to Mars. NASA wants to build it, but Congress keeps bursting the bubble.

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    March 2, 2000

    Almighty Municipality

    With League City controlled by the Christian right, citizens can rezone - and repent

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    January 6, 2000

    The Insider

    The Talented Mr. Stockman. A defeated politician resurrects himself in Seventh District heaven with a stash of campaign cash

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    May 7, 1998
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    April 9, 1998

    Horror Show

    Ruben Guerrero's plans to be a judge again are dashed, as local Democrats continue their inept ways

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    December 4, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
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    December 19, 1996
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    November 28, 1996
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    October 24, 1996
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    June 27, 1996
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    June 13, 1996

    Into the Den of Stockmania

    The truth about my alleged "invasion" of the Friendswood congressman's one-stop political sweatshop and homestead

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    June 6, 1996