News is leaking out of Hollywood that former U.S. House Majority Leader and mugshot model Tom DeLay will be part of the cast of next season's ABC hoofer ratings smash Dancing With the Stars. What hasn't come out yet is DeLay's plans to debut a new dance called the "Bitch Slap," an arm-movement-heav ... More >>
To celebrate the one year anniversary since launching the Pickens Plan, ol' T. Boone himself has declared today, July, 8, "Energy Independence Day." It nice to know that all it takes is befriending a few powerful congressmen and about $100 million to name your own national "independence" day honor ... More >>
Among the heroic people fighting for freedom these days -- the protesters clogging Iranian streets, taking life-threatening risks to urge democracy in a repressive regime; and, ummm, House Republicans.At least according to one House Republican, Houston's John Culberson.The Twitter-addicted rep h ... More >>
A former wildcatter and corporate-takeover tycoon preaches alternative energy across America.
Photo by lisaschafferphotoThere there, little soldier. Miguel Tejada faced the press yesterday and took the coward's way out. Crying and stumbling over his words, Tejada confessed his sorrow for not telling Congressional investigators that he knew of another player that took steroids. Tejada and h ... More >>
They are American in everything but name. They can go to college in Texas and improve themselves. Doesn't matter. At the end of the day, they're just illegal immigrants without social security numbers or futures.
Tom DeLay's scandals are a gold mine for two Texas filmmakers
A state rep takes umbrage
Sheila Jackson Lee's verbosity leads to a jackpot
Ron Wilson gets down on fellow Democrats
Metro's consulting becomes insulting for some Hispanic leaders
How Ken Bentsen got run over by a rainbow
Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.
Dani Ferro, U.S. Representative Tom DeLay's daughter
Lest tax payers forget about the rebate, U.S. Rep John Culberson drives the message home with $36,000 worth of mailings
Senators Gramm and Hutchinson dig deep into applicants' political pasts
So the DPS doesn't play favorites with VIPs? Just check out their licenses.
Spanish-language media cries foul over Railcar Killer interviews
State Representative John Culberson, winner of the GOP nomination in the Seventh Congressional District
John McCain's family
Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul.
The triumph of Bob and Sheila; the tragicomedy of Craig and Lloyd
Murphy's law reigns
With help from Democrats Pete Laney and Bob Bullock, Bush has been a Republican governor Texans love. But who'll be his pals if he sets his sights on the presidency?
Roland Garcia has the political backing to be the U.S. Attorney for South Texas. He also has a brother imprisoned for murder and drug trafficking -- a fact he somehow forgot to tell his congressional sponsors. That may not be enough to disqualify him, but
'The I-69 "NAFTA Highway" is supposed to create thousands of jobs. Thanks to your tax dollars, it's already provided a very good one for the underemployed brother of Tom DeLay.
He's a nice guy. He drives a pickup truck. But what would Victor Morales do in the U.S. Senate? He'll get back to you on that one.
Tom DeLay, the bug man from Sugar Land, has always despised environmental regulation. Now, as House majority whip, he's in a position to do something about it.
Wendy Gramm's all-American success story is a centerpiece of her husband's fledgling presidential bid. But there's more to the story than what's being packaged and sold by the Phil Gramm campaign.
Lee P. may be headed back to town, with City Hall in his sights
Cisneros and Medlar conduct a seminar on realpolitik
Last year, a grand jury was told tales about Texas' junior senator. Here's what they heard.