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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, where he writes regular columns on politics, government and public policy. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly. 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

By Todd Wiseman

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Hamilton and M. Smith on the committee shuffle in the Texas Senate, Hamilton on Judith Zaffirini’s reaction, Batheja’s take on what it means for David Dewhurst’s politics, Grissom on Michael Morton’s first anniversary of freedom, Aguilar on House rematches in South Texas and El Paso, Aaronson on a Medicaid change pressuring home health providers, M. Smith on the stresses of teaching, E. Smith interviews Greg Abbott on voter fraud and plans for 2014 and Murphy refreshes our interactive on Texas givers to Super PACs: The best of our best from October 1 to 5, 2012.

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By Marjorie Kamys Cotera

Long Shots

Democrat Paul Sadler is trying to persuade Texans that it's possible for a long shot to win a general election in Texas. Long shots win sometimes — just look at who Sadler is running against.

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