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"… e. The money race has its costs, the Center found:While he was governor of Texas, Bush relied on Enron and its then-chairman and CEO Kenneth Lay for more t …"

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"… ple, Bush successfully championed legislation that allowed the governor of Texas to designate an in-state university or alternate institution, in lieu of t …"

"… designate an in-state university or alternate institution, in lieu of the Texas State Library and Archives, as the repository for his or her papers. And h …"

"… papers be deposited in the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at Texas A & M University, which is home to his father's executive records.At t …"

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"… ajority Leader and one of the most powerful people in Washington.DeLay’s Texas district is home to the country’s largest maker of MTBE, Lyondell Chemic …"

"… l Chemical Corp. Two other major MTBE manufacturers, Huntsman Chemical and Texas Petrochemicals, are based in or near DeLay’s district in Houston.In addi …"

"… Representative Billy Tauzin of Louisiana and Representative Joe Barton of Texas, slipped a provision into the energy bill exempting MTBE manufacturers suc …"

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"… eagan approved the three sites, Yucca Mountain, Nevada; Deaf Smith County, Texas; and Hanford, Washington. Soon after, Congress expressed reservations abou …"

"… ok office, members of Congress pushed for quick action. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, said, “It under …"

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"… ntial platform, Bush’s CO2 pledge grew directly out of his experience as Texas governor—in particular, from his record on the highly contentious state …"

"… e plants. Ultimately, he agreed to a two-part compromise negotiated in the Texas Legislature: most old plants (mainly in the oil and chemical industries) c …"

"… s.) Bush’s late acceptance of pollution mandates for old power plants in Texas set the stage for his endorsement as a presidential candidate of what is k …"

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"… e of the elite fundraisers who promised to raise at least $100,000 for the Texas governor. Kuhn wrote a May 27, 1999, letter to other fundraisers, informin …"

"… President George W. Bush R   251,763 Representative Joe Barton R-Texas Energy & Commerce 203,750 Representative Rick Boucher D-Va. Energ …"

"… ucher D-Va. Energy & Commerce 145,500 Representative Ralph Hall D-Texas Energy & Commerce 143,450 Representative John Shimkus R-Ill. Ener …"

The new soft money

By John Sents

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"… ndner, chairman of American Financial Group and $25,000 from Sam Wyly, the Texas investor widely known for financing the 527 committee Republicans for Clea …"

"… turn make unlimited contributions to candidates in states like California, Texas and Illinois.Records show that the DGA has registered committees in at lea …"

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"… gs in Harken for nearly a million dollars, and bought a small share of the Texas Rangers, a deal that ultimately netted him — with a helping hand from Te …"

"… as Rangers, a deal that ultimately netted him — with a helping hand from Texas taxpayers — some $15 million.Which is all par for the course for the fro …"

"… m. Throughout his long business career and in his six years as governor of Texas, Bush has relied on family connections, sweetheart deals, and the inside t …"

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"… efense counsel present, might start to seem normal.Robert N. Kepple of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association said it might unfold like this: …"

"… containing this opening paragraph: "A Supreme Court ruling in the case of Texas death row inmate Thomas Miller-El, convicted of killing an Irving hotel cl …"

"… ewing [him] does not raise ethical concerns," says Robert N. Kepple of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association. "But just how far can a prosecu …"

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"… with perhaps significant political, though not financial, returns was his Texas ranch. The ranch is valued between $1 million and $5 million but earned le …"

"… ilver Lone Star on the band from Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Coneway of Houston, Texas ($1,000); six tickets to a Rolling Stones concert for Jenna Bush from Tomm …"

Captive audience

By John Dunbar

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"… tations in the Louisville area, the Center database shows.The San Antonio, Texas-based radio giant owns 1,184 stations and reported $8.4 billion in revenue …"

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"… missioner of Social Security Kenneth S. Apfel teaches at the University of Texas at Austin; Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob J. Lew is an exe …"

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"… of future shortages.Several aquifers, including the Ogallala in Texas and the Potomac-Raritan-Magothy in New Jersey, already are under …"

"… o and three PSG employees were indicted in U.S. District Court in Houston, Texas, for conspiracy, mail fraud and interstate travel in aid of bribery. Maral …"

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"… as a $116,000 fund lingering from his partnership as a former owner of the Texas Rangers. He also has a diversified trust and a 1583-acre ranch in McLennan …"

"… angers. He also has a diversified trust and a 1583-acre ranch in McLennan, Texas each valued at between $1 million and $5 million, and a money market accou …"

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"… lators and other state officials to lobby state capitols. For instance, in Texas, it hired former state House Speaker Gib Lewis as a lobbyist. Sue Nord, a …"

"… Tom Rutherford, a former New Mexican state senator. Max Yzaguirre, head of Texas Public Utility Commission, once worked for Enron.At the height of the dere …"

The merchant of death

By André Verlöy

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"… nd criminal conspiracy." The case is still pending.Chichakli, who lives in Texas and was named by the United Nations as being Bout's chief financial manage …"

"… authorities had not contacted him about Bout, even though Bout listed the Texas corporate address for San Air General Trading, a United Arab Emirates-base …"

"… he United Arab Emirates. San Air General Trading, which also registered in Texas with Denissenko, Chichakli and a Vladimir Kviazeo as directors, acted as t …"

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"… te oil company. The sum represented one-third of a bonus that the Houston, Texas-based company agreed to pay the Angolan government a year earlier for righ …"

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"… ks partnership bore a striking resemblance to deals made by Enron, another Texas energy concern with strong ties to Bush. The group also says Harvard sold …"

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"… tlets reported on President George W. Bush's activities as a director with Texas oil company Harken Energy in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The stories r …"

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"… ng into the oil business, and moved back to his childhood home of Midland, Texas.The early yearsIn 1977, Bush organized his first company, Arbusto Energy I …"

"… ng fee while he worked full time for his father. He regularly flew back to Texas or to New York to attend Harken board meetings; the trips were paid for by …"

"… of the company’s trading partners in the commodities market was another Texas-based company Enron. A June 20, 1990 Harken memo referenced Enron and a $3 …"

Operating accounts

By Robert Moore

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"… tates — including Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas,Washington and Wyoming — actually know about the operating accounts and …"

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"… vealed that 60 of then-Governor George W. Bush’s overnight guests at the Texas Governor’s Mansion had donated and raised more than $2.2 million to Bush …"

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"… able nearby though; no appropriate facility exists in Hackett’s state of Texas. Fortunately for Hackett’s daughter, her father was president of a huge …"

"… y $320,000 from insurance interests since 1994. Majority Whip Tom DeLay (R-Texas) and Representative Anne Northup (R-Ky.), both members of the House Approp …"

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"… e poor distribution of income, extreme poverty, and chronic egoism. …"

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"… ical expedience long before September 11. In his last hours as governor of Texas, George W. Bush had his official records packed up and shipped off to his …"

"… ecords packed up and shipped off to his father’s presidential library at Texas A&M University, thereby removing them from the usual custody of the Te …"

"… as A&M University, thereby removing them from the usual custody of the Texas State Library and Archives and the strong Texas public information law. Th …"

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"… hree commissioners who oversee the state’s pollution control agency, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, next week.President Bush submitt …"

"… nd ozone-forming emissions in the Houston area and other locations in East Texas, both on the ground and from aircraft. Researchers collected the data in 2 …"

"… ince that time. [See study results.]Jeff Saitas, executive director of the Texas environmental commission’s staff, told the Center that this analysis ind …"

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"… sation paid to individual lobbyists, including Florida, Illinois and Ohio. Texas requires lobbyists to report compensation; however, the state does not inc …"

"… ed.The top five on that list is again led by California (2,324). Second is Texas (2,119), third is Florida (1,665), fourth is Illinois (1,594) and fifth is …"

"… ains to expose coal seams, has more mining lobbyists than any other state. Texas boasts 111 lobbying organizations for the oil and gas industry, the most i …"

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"… ing in Washington, according to the study.Rep. Gene Green, a Democrat from Texas, said he opposed the language because it "creates a new perk for candidate …"

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"… areer patron was Enron. The company and its employees gave the Governor of Texas $550,000 in the six years before the January 2000 Iowa and New Hampshire c …"

"… influence.” The Bushes have done various government favors for Enron, in Texas and Washington, from the late 1980s to today. And the fact that Cabinet Se …"

"… nny Boy” became “Mr. Lay,” the public fortunately does recognize the Texas Two-Step when they see it. According to a CBS News/New York Times poll lat …"

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"… Community Resource Center in Denver, the Tenants Union in Seattle and the Texas Tenants Union in Houston.New York State Tenants and Neighbors, whose offic …"

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