Richard Parker

journalist and author

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Richard Parker is a contributor to the New York Times and the author of Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America. He is a former columnist for the Dallas Morning News.

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Are there any effective strategies that work to curb gun violence?

Gun control, then and now

Are there any effective strategies that work to curb gun violence?

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In the aftermath of disaster, the President of the United States is traditionally the "Uniter-in-Chief." But Donald Trump is often called "The Divider."

President Trump's consolation tour

In the aftermath of disaster, the President of the United States is traditionally the "Uniter-in-Chief." But Donald Trump is often called "The Divider."

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School's open today in parts of Houston, and it's the beginning of another work week for many people.

Will Harvey bring Texas' 'rugged individualism' to an end?

School's open today in parts of Houston, and it's the beginning of another work week for many people.

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