Then-chief of staff Ron Wright, left, and U.S. Rep. Joe Barton at a 2004 Eagle Scout luncheon in Arlington.
Then-chief of staff Ron Wright, left, and U.S. Rep. Joe Barton at a 2004 Eagle Scout luncheon in Arlington. Robert M. McAvoy Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Then-chief of staff Ron Wright, left, and U.S. Rep. Joe Barton at a 2004 Eagle Scout luncheon in Arlington. Robert M. McAvoy Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

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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.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com