Now that he's back from his presidential run, Gov. Rick Perry has some fences to mend in Texas. Publicly, Perry’s supporters say no bridges have been burned, with the business community, the Tea Party or his own state-based staff. But privately, some of Perry’s closest allies say he's got some relationships to repair — and that he's started doing it.Full Story
He has represented both Republican and Democratic candidates, but after the Republican takeover of the state House in 2003, has largely been aligned with Republicans. Miller was appointed to ...
Here's the problem for the Texas governor after his awful fifth-place showing in Iowa, as the specter of his first defeat has come into focus: He does not really know how to lose.Full Story
HillCo's lawsuit against two of its departing partners is threatening business as usual in the insular world of the Texas lobby, raising the specter of open combat in an industry that prefers to settle its fights behind closed doors. But as its allegations make plain, HillCo believes that two rogue employees are the ones who crossed the line, turning competition for clients into espionage and biting down hard on the hand that fed them.Full Story