Democrat Wendy Davis' chances in the race for governor of Texas hinge on her ability to attract votes from Anglo women — like Ann Richards did more than 20 years ago. When Richards lost to George W. Bush in 1994, it was in large measure because of his ability to take some of those votes away.Full Story
George W. Bush was the 46th Governor of Texas and the 43rd President of the United States.
He became the Governor of Texas after defeating Gov. Ann Richards in 1994. He was reelected in 1998 with a record 69 percent of the vote. He defeated Vice President Al Gore in 2000 to become President of the United States. He was ...
Your evening reading: comptroller candidates swap criticisms on taxes in forum; Perry sounds off on Obama's proposed fix on insurance cancellations; Davis filibuster worked into new episode of Parks and RecreationFull Story
Your evening reading: gubernatorial hopefuls both favor Prop 6; Davis calls insurance exchange problems "inexcusable"; yet more NSA surveillance revelationsFull Story
At the Texas Legislative Conference in New Braunfels on Friday, newbie political candidate George P. Bush was smooth, cautious and unremarkable. His aim was to get used to the spotlight without making a bad impression, and he got the job done.Full Story
At a conference in Dallas, former President George W. Bush urged the nation’s leaders to debate immigration reform with compassion and kindness.Full Story
John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas' state climatologist since 2000, has seen his duties explode in the last 18 months amid public clamor for information on the drought.Full Story
Former President George W. Bush will take his first post-White House trip to Africa to help combat cervical and breast cancer among women. Meanwhile, his home state is struggling to provide the same services to low-income women.Full Story
Before he uttered the now famous "oops" in Thursday's presidential debate, one of the federal agencies Gov. Rick Perry said he wanted to eliminate was the Department of Education. But what exactly would that mean?Full Story
The French photographer on why he documented the construction of the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, and what he learned as he trekked through four states photographing the multi-billion dollar effort.Full Story
Tan on coming prison school cuts and online sales taxes, Root on Rick Perry's support for tax increases when he was a lawmaker, Ramshaw and Serafini on what "Perrycare" would entail, yours truly on the differences between Perry and George W. Bush, Philpott on the passions of the Paulites, Murphy and Seger unveil the Trib's Texas Public Schools Database, Hamilton on UT's answer to calls for improvements in higher ed, Galbraith on predictions that the record heat in Texas will be a long-term problem and Aguilar on the legal shootout over gun sales in Texas: The best of our best content from Aug. 22 to 26, 2011.Full Story