Free-lance writer for New York Times, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Highways and others. Former bureau chief in Washington, Austin and Moscow.

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A half-century of reporting, including bureau assignments in Washington, Moscow and Austin and virtually ever conceivable story including wars, natural disasters, crime, terrorism and state and local politics.

Born: Aug. 30, 1944, in Boise, Idaho.
Grew up in Abilene, ...

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More than three years after her ill-starred run for governor, @wendydavis says she still harbors political ambitions and is looking toward the production of a biopic starring Sandra Bullock as the filibustering senator.
Steve Mostyn remembered as one of Texas' "giants for justice" after his death last week at the age of 46. The Demo… 
Rep. Charlie Geren of Fort Worth, one of outgoing House Speaker Joe Straus' top lieutenants, is facing a Republican primary rematch from Fort Worth businessman Bo French, who ran against the House Administration chairman in 2016. French announced his candidacy Thursday.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter, Odessa American

Have you ever used a typewriter?

What a strange question. I can't imagine reporters who haven't used a typewriter.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email overnight