We were stoked to hear that Republican activist Steven Hotze -- a physician who once extolled the virtues of 19th century snake oil such as colloidal silver and who belongs to a hardcore Christian sect that believes doctors shouldn't provide medical services on the Sabbath -- had recorded some anti- ... More >>
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Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?
Political consultant Allen Blakemore
Sunset report calls for an ethics commission with teeth
Knock-knock-knocking on Reliant's door
County prosecutors and the sheriff target a controversial judge
Plus: Last Seen Wearing..., Punch Lines, Looking Down
The Texas Ethics Commission lacks eyes, ears and teeth
While a party chair guards his rear, Vision America makes judges nervous
GOP consultant Allen Blakemore looks to become a do-it-yourself bondsman
Desperately seeking Susan
Todd talks up a storm at taxpayer expense
We pay for the arena; they'll finance the campaign
State Representative John Culberson, winner of the GOP nomination in the Seventh Congressional District
Primary results make a hoax of Hotze
In District 7, is the real conservative behind door No. 1 or door No. 2?
Learning to love the one-party state
Prayer Lunch Indigestion. A conservative kingmaker meets his match in "Mama Bear"
Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings
The D.A. and sheriff sizzle over Rosenthal's misleading campaign mailer
In the latest divorce donnybrook, things didn't go better with coke
In Janice Law's quests for a judgeship, the fourth time was a charm -- and now an alarm for the rest of the courthouse
A preacher accuses the judiciary of allowing same-sex marriage fraud
January 14 - 20, 1999
Time to pull out those election wish lists
Civic, school and business leaders unite to try to pass a massive HISD bond election
In family court, Judge Annette Galik presides over divorce and custody cases where sex, lies and videotape are part of everyday evidence and testimony. Now the face on the videotape is her own.
County attorney candidate Mike Fleming brands his opponent a traffic-court jockey. Sylvia Garcia labels him a special-interest pawn. You be the judge.
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.
Gay caucus endorsements draw out profiles in political courage -- and cowardice