Tribpedia: Ron Paul

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Ron Paul represents Congressional District 14 in Texas. He first served in Congress from 1976-77, then again from 1979-85 and again beginning in 1997.

 

Paul serves on the House Committee on Financial Services, where he is the chairman of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee. He is also serves on the International Monetary Policy and Trade subcommittee, along  with the  House ...

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TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 1/2/12

The first week of 2012 started with the first presidential voting of the cycle, and our coverage included Dehn's videos of Rick Perry's "reassessment" and "next leg of the marathon" speeches, Ramshaw's reporting on the rationale behind his decision and Root's analysis of just what happened in the hours after the Iowa results came in, plus Galbraith on the Texas critters that might be added to the endangered list, Tan's look at new laws regulating payday lenders, Hamilton on an impending battle over tuition increases at UT, and Murphy with a new data map using the latest Census numbers for Texas: The best of our best content from January 2 to 6, 2012.

Gov. Rick Perry at a rally on the morning of the Jan. 3, 2012, Iowa caucuses.
Gov. Rick Perry at a rally on the morning of the Jan. 3, 2012, Iowa caucuses.

For Perry, Quitting is Not an Option

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. 

Politicus Interruptus

Texas Weekly

The bet here is that the U.S. Supreme Court wouldn't have taken the Texas redistricting case if they thought it was a good idea to hold elections using the San Antonio court's plan. If it was, why issue a stay, set arguments, and risk delaying the primaries?

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul leaving Valley High School after a Rock the Caucus event in Des Moines on Jan. 3, 2012, the day of the Iowa caucuses.
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul leaving Valley High School after a Rock the Caucus event in Des Moines on Jan. 3, 2012, the day of the Iowa caucuses.

Paul's Solid Iowa Showing Energizes Supporters

It may have been a disappointing night for Gov. Rick Perry, but for another Texan, Tuesday’s results left few doubts about what comes next. Matt Largey of KUT News reports on Ron Paul’s big night — and where he goes from here.