is editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won six national Edward R. Murrow Awards, IRE's Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism and a general excellence award from the Online News Association. Before coming aboard as one of the Tribune’s original reporters, Ramshaw spent six years at The Dallas Morning News, where she broke national stories about sexual abuse inside Texas’ youth lock-ups, reported from inside a West Texas polygamist compound, uncovered “fight clubs” inside state institutions for the disabled and investigated a series of deadly transplants where patients received rabies-tainted organs. The Texas APME named Ramshaw its 2008 Star Reporter of the Year.
Rick Perry brought his A-game to Iowa on Saturday, promising a jobs plan next week and giving much-improved answers to questions on immigration and Social Security. But his audiences weren’t always sold.
Rick Perry made an appeal to social conservatives at the Family Research Council’s Values Voters Summit on Friday, vowing his faith-guided principles and history of job creation in Texas would get a troubled nation back on track.
Gov. Rick Perry's campaign is reenergized by fundraising numbers that seem to assure a two-man race with Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination. But Perry has a dark cloud on the horizon: two high-stakes presidential debates.
As the U.S. grapples with rising health care costs and a system that rewards doctors and hospitals for how sick their patients get, not how healthy they become, Texas providers are experimenting with new payment and care delivery models.
Following allegations about a racial slur on land his family leased for hunting, Gov. Rick Perry’s critics are dissecting his history with race — from his early campaign ads to his defense of Confederate symbols.
In desperate need of some good news, Gov. Rick Perry released fundraising numbers this morning that show he raised more than $17 million for his presidential bid in the first seven weeks of his campaign.
Wallace Jefferson, the first black chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court and a descendant of slaves, calls the hunting ranch name controversy "much ado about nothing." He says the implication that Rick Perry is insensitive to race is "false."
Gov. Rick Perry vehemently opposes forcing Americans to carry health insurance — yet his home state leads the nation in the size of its uninsured population and ranks near the bottom on almost every measure of coverage.
In second place in GOP presidential polls, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is not taking his foot off the gas, slamming front-runner Rick Perry almost daily on the Texas governor's past statements on Social Security.
Gov. Rick Perry wraps up a job creation-touting, tough-talking, Mitt Romney-slamming cross-state tour here today, trading the debate drama of early this week for the small-town meet-and-greets where he’s at his best.