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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Commentary: Wendy Davis is no Ann Richards

Nor is Greg Abbott the second coming of Clayton Williams. Comparisons between the future and the past are bound to go awry, ROSS RAMSEY writes, because 1990 was about personality and 2013 is about politics.

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

The GOP’s fresh prince, running at arm’s length

There are no sure things in politics. If there were, George P. Bush would be the presumptive successor to Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson.

Monday, November 19th, 2012

What if Bush leapfrogged other Texas Republicans?

If you are, like many political journalists, a fight promoter at heart, you can make out faint rumblings about something bigger. What if George P. Bush wanted to run for governor in 2014?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Special exhibits mark Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary

Texas State University is hosting an open house celebrating three exhibitions on display now for the Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary.

Monday, March 29th, 2010

TSUS names legislator as chancellor finalist

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has named State Representative Brian McCall as the lone finalist to become chancellor of the seven-university system. McCall announced last November that he would not seek re-election for his...

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Hightower donates archive to Whitliff Collections

National media figure, populist and former Texas Agricultural Commissioner Jim Hightower has donated his personal archive of papers, photos and memorabilia to the Whitliff Collections at Texas State.

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