Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981. Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.
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| |Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014
U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro calls for a boycott of the convenience stores because the owners endorsed Dan Patrick for lieutenant governor.
| |Wednesday, Mar. 05, 2014
The Houston state senator and talk-show host is a much more strident conservative up against the Democratic ticket.
| |Monday, Mar. 03, 2014
For 20 years, most of the important decisions about government have been made in the Republican primary.
| |Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
A new handout card of candidate recommendations seems to copy the familiar DFW Conservative Voters card.
| |Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
Hint: It was about money — big outside money for campaigns, and voters’ pocketbook fears.
| |Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
The NE Tarrant Tea Party president recommends voting for a Southern Baptist instead of a Methodist because Baptists are “straitlaced.”
| |Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
DENTON — The aging rocker joined Abbott to talk gun laws, but wound up calling video of past racial and misogynistic comments “inaccurate.”
| |Tuesday, Feb. 04, 2014
The Bedford Republican singled out a Democrat who put out a yard sign for Republican Andy Cargile.
| |Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
The county’s conservative politics shouldn’t affect the decision on appealing a court decision.
| |Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
An unnamed Democrat is caught on video laughing at Greg Abbott’s wheelchair.