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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly for 15 years. He did a 28-month stint in government as associate deputy comptroller for policy and director of communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Before that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald, first on the business desk in Dallas and later as its Austin bureau chief, and worked as a Dallas-based freelance business writer, writing for regional and national magazines and newspapers. Ross got his start in journalism in broadcasting, covering news for radio stations in Denton and Dallas.

Recent Contributions

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TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Aaronson on rate increases at TWIA, E. Smith asks Sen. Wendy Davis about surviving in hostile political territory, Selvidge's lovely slideshow on the rebirth of the burned out Bastrop State Park, Aguilar on the drawbacks to putting troops on the Mexican border, Galbraith on the expansion in uranium mining, Hamilton on posses in public schools, Murphy charts congressional campaign finance for the first quarter, Ramshaw on the merger of three regional Planned Parenthoods in Texas, Tan on the state's plans for the Women's Health Program and Root on the governor's re-election talk: The best of our best content from April 16 to 20, 2012.

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Inside Intelligence: How Many, and What Sort?

For this week's nonscientific survey of political and government insiders, we turned to the elections, predictions about how many and what kind of Republicans will get elected, most important and expensive races, and what to ask a candidate if you could only ask one question.

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Bob Daemmrich

Campaign Chatter

Endorsements are flying, with notable nods from statewide candidates who aren't on the ballot — but might be in two years.

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Bob Daemmrich

Losing Steam

What might have been a big turnout year has turned into a ho-hum affair, with the presidential race petering out before the Texas primary.

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Allen Otto

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

The first two parts of M. Smith's series on failing school districts (plus Murphy and Seger's interactive on how districts' characteristics relate to ratings), Root on lagging GOP candidates for president trying to shore things up in Texas, Ramshaw on a "fiscal switcheroo" to get federal money for women's health programs, Galbraith talks to a West Texas farmer about crop insurance and climate change and Aguilar on the money behind a lawsuit on long rifle sales: The best of our best content from April 2 to 6, 2012.

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