Subject:

Orlando Sanchez

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    October 22, 2009

    Houston's Choice for Mayor

    Black Guy, Rich White Guy, Lesbian or Hispanic Republican

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    October 30, 2003

    Is This Guy Too Smart to Be Mayor?

    Bill White hopes brains and big bucks will get him elected

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    June 26, 2003

    Logos, Lies and Layoffs

    A walk in the city parks department

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    June 12, 2003

    Bill's Bargain Tax Bill

    The county says a candidate's home value is no White lie

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    May 15, 2003

    Parting Shots

    Foes of Mayor Lee Brown can't wait to see him gone. And a lot of his friends feel that way, too.

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    January 2, 2003

    A Child Shall Lead Them

    Plus: Barrio Ballots, The Art of Accounting, Trolley Volley

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    December 26, 2002

    All I Want for Christmas Is...

    A shopping list for your favorite political types

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    December 5, 2002

    Do the City Hall Shuffle!

    Term limits and raw ambition send local politicos on holiday shopping sprees

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    November 28, 2002

    Food Fight Hiccup

    Will four felonies spoil Four Families' Hobby deal?

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    October 31, 2002

    Dream Team or Bad Dream?

    Democrats sift pre-election portents for the answer

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    August 22, 2002

    Overdose

    Dr. Shelley's new operating room reveals the worst and best of a City Council under term limits

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    June 27, 2002

    From the Grass Roots Up

    A new Houston voting bloc reaches toward empowerment

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    June 13, 2002

    Jumped or Was Pushed?

    The election supervisor's departure makes Democrats nervous

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    April 18, 2002

    Over the Rainbow

    Democrats get their ticket. But can they get the votes?

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    April 4, 2002

    The Immigrant's Song

    Carroll Robinson has been running for something ever since he arrived in Houston. Now he may be nearly out of track.

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    February 21, 2002

    Hounding Hardeway

    A judicial candidate's petition signers get investigated -- or intimidated

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    Low Fidel-ity

    There's more than just the Gulf of Mexico between musicians in Cuba and those from Cuba

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Out of Control

    The City of Houston requires developers in the floodplain to elevate and mitigate -- build houses on higher ground and dig detention ponds for runoff. Except, not always.

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Follow the Money

    Some familiar faces get subpoenaed in the investigation of an alleged kickback scheme

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    August 16, 2001

    Up in the Air

    Continental Airlines helps out Lee Brown's re-election campaign

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    August 16, 2001

    Cutting Through the Fog

    A heated debate in the back room of the City Council chambers

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    The Triple Crown

    Sick of Mayor Brown? Turned off by everyone else around? Try these alternatives for 2003.

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    First Out of the Gate

    Now that he's got Mayor Lee Brown's attention, can Chris Bell win your support?

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Council's Cell Phone Phanatic

    Todd talks up a storm at taxpayer expense

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    2001: A Bell Mayoral Odyssey?

    Councilman Chris tests the waters against Brown

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Political Winds of Change

    A new county study predicts an explosive minority population increase

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Working Every Angle

    The city of Houston is exploiting loopholes in state law to lavish big bucks on private developers

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Grabbing for the (Public's) Gold

    Voters would decide if Olympic efforts get up to $100 million in state subsidies

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Let the Games Begin

    A lack of lodging. Snarled transportation. Searing summer heat. No matter. Houston boosters say the Bayou City will be unbeatable in the bidding for the 2012 Olympics.

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    February 4, 1999

    The Wooden Indian Ticket?

    A Gore vote in 2000 could send Brown back to D.C.

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    Investigating the Investigation

    Critical of no-bill, Oregon grand juror wants to go to feds

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    October 22, 1998
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    September 10, 1998

    On Borrowed Time

    The clock is ticking on Houston Renaissance and its inability to do much of anything with the grants and loans it has been given

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    The Great Non-Communicator

    Houston's new mayor is working as hard as, or harder than, his predecessors. Now if only he could find a way to tell people about it.

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    November 13, 1997
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    December 12, 1996
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    October 3, 1996

    The Kingdom and the Power

    Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.

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    October 3, 1996
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    June 27, 1996
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    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?

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    July 27, 1995
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