Farouk Shami on the Issues

Who's better to speak for Farouk Shami on the various issues in Texas than Farouk Shami? Get to know what he thinks and where he stands.

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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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