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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President Trump's consolation tour

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

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