Wallace Jefferson on That Exxon Case

The Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court on the not-quite-settled case that has everyone talking: Exxon v. Emerald, or, as you might prefer to think of it (we do), the biggest oil and gas company on earth vs. one of the state's most mythic ranching families.

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On Being a Black Republican

Wallace Jefferson, the chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, on what race has to do with politics, why he's a member of his party, and whether the GOP has been sufficiently hospitable to African Americans.

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Stump Interrupted: Bill White

Bill White may soon be retiring his Senate race stump speech and replacing it with a new one. So it's better to Stump Interrupt it now than never.

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Elise Hu

Tom Schieffer's Exit

Democrat Tom Schieffer's Austin press conference to announce he's out of the race for Texas governor, and is urging Houston Mayor Bill White to run instead.

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Justice Revival: Dallas

Rev. Jim Wallis, a leading progressive preacher and founder of Sojourners, addressed Dallas Christians on Nov. 12, 2009. The social justice movement, he said, "is not about social action. It's not about politics. It's about restoring the integrity of the word of God in our lives, our churches, our neighborhoods, our city and our nation."

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University of Texas-Austin

White: Still Running for Senate. Really.

Houston Mayor Bill White, interviewed by Texas Tribune Editor-in-chief and CEO Evan Smith at the Center for Politics and Governance at the University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs. White said, once again, that he's running for Senate and not governor.

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