Media across the country are reporting that former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk is about to be named US Trade Representative by Barack Obama.Kirk is a partner in the Houston law firm of Vinson & Elkins.Now, there's nothing wrong with V&E, especially if you're a client like Enron who needs a lot of ... More >>
Students at UT have learned a powerful political lesson: Supporting Obama will get you in trouble with The Man. We're sure UT officials would say supporting McCain would get you in trouble, too, but apparently sure-as-shootin' mavericks are not as prevalent on the 40 Acres as Obama fans. Two UT st ... More >>
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