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Ron Kirk

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Vinson & Elkins' Ron Kirk, Following In The DC Footsteps Of Vinson & Elkins' Alberto Gonzales

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    UT Students Disciplined Over Obama Signs (Updated: Victory!)

    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 >>

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Bad Blood on the Tracks

    Metro's consulting becomes insulting for some Hispanic leaders

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Food Fight Hiccup

    Will four felonies spoil Four Families' Hobby deal?

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Bush Envy

    When Democrats try to impersonate Republicans, the results ain't pretty

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Fueling the Ire

    Despite downpours and dwindling diesel, the Klan tries to mount a soggy comeback

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Dream Team or Bad Dream?

    Democrats sift pre-election portents for the answer

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    Jumped or Was Pushed?

    The election supervisor's departure makes Democrats nervous

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Over the Rainbow

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

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Nice Guy, Wrong Color

    How Ken Bentsen got run over by a rainbow

  • 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

    December 7, 2000

    Rob Todd Unredacted

    Desperately seeking Susan

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Double Image

    Does selling George W. Bush mean Mark McKinnon has sold out?

  • News

    December 28, 1995

    After him, the deluge

    Thank the Lord, Jesus Christ above, this is Bob Lanier's last term as mayor of Houston. Now that he's bankrupt every city service, he's leaving the whole mess to somebody else. But who?

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