How Philly's Frank Rizzo Rode 'Blue-Collar Conservatism' to Victory
As mayor from 1972 to 1980, Rizzo appealed to “law and order” and white working-class identity—a sign of politics to come.
What Ross Perot Gave to America
It was Perot's humanity, his love for those who served their country, and his commitment to do what he could to support others that set him apart.
What is the Political Legacy of H. Ross Perot?
H. Ross Perot made his billions in the tech industry, but his politics made him a household name. Mr. Perot ran for President of the United States of America in 1992 and 1996 as an independent cand…
Why Ross Perot's presidential run was so important
The US business world is full of tycoons who dream of enormous political power, but few billionaires take the plunge into national electoral politics. Even fewer get people to vote for them.
How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns
He brought his political message directly to the public using the growing media landscape
GILLESPIE: History must pay attention to Ross Perot
The passing of Ross Perot brings back memories of his spirited run at the presidency in 1992, and also brings to mind that our party system (not
How Ross Perot created the Information Age
We lost a unique and visionary American in Ross Perot. We so often see Ross in the red, white and blue colors of an earlier America. Deservedly so....
How Ross Perot befriended Steve Jobs and helped bring us the iPhone
The billionaire presidential candidate was disappointed by his investment in NeXT. But anyone who owns an iPhone, iPad, or Mac should be grateful.
What I Learned About Leadership Working For Ross Perot
The most important lessons of leadership came from the man behind the larger than life personality.
How Texas billionaire Ross Perot made an impact in South Carolina
Said a South Carolina friend of Ross Perot: "He loved South Carolina, he loved the (aircraft carrier) Yorktown. He was a Navy man. He was a great, great patriot."
Which Ross Perot should we remember?
Each of us lives a single existence, linear in time. But to the world, we are infinite slices of parallel beings. Only one Ross Perot has passed. But uncounted Ross Perots are being remembered.
Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird
Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that includes one of the best showings for an independent candidate in the past century. In 1992, Perot gobbled up a staggering 19% of the vote.
Marin Voice: Ross Perot, the Reform Party and what might have been
When I heard of Ross Perot’s death earlier this month, I wondered what might have been. Announcing his intention to run for president in the 1992 election as an independent, the Texas billion…
Ross Perot, the oddball presidential candidate who won 20 million votes in 1992, has died
The native Texan used charts, graphs, and 30-minute infomercials to win over millions of American voters.
Ross Perot was the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt — here's how he...
Ross Perot influenced American presidential politics as the most successful third-party candidate to run since Teddy Roosevelt in 1912.
How Ross Perot became GM's biggest shareholder — and a bitter battle took off
Ross Perot sold EDS to GM in 1984 and evidently became GM’s biggest shareholder. GM bought him out after much acrimony.
Watch the 10 Best Times Dana Carvey Played Ross Perot on 'SNL' (Photos)
Anyone who watched "SNL" in the 1990s know Ross Perot mainly due to Dana Carvey's great impression of the Texas billionaire-turned-White House hopeful.
How Ross Perot put up $5 million so U.S. agents could stage a sting to recover a stolen moon rock
Joseph Gutheinz has waited two decades to talk about the time he convinced Dallas billionaire Ross Perot to put up $5 million as part of a sting to...
As Emperor X, Chad Matheny Makes Insurgent and Idiosyncratic DIY Music
Persano, Flynn guide team to victory
BIG HORN — Audry Persano doesn’t participate full-time within the Big Horn Polo Club, but once each year she gets an opportunity she doesn’t pass up. Only women played Sunday in a special day that always brings out the best in the competitors. “This is one of my favorite tournaments,” Persano said. “Everyone is smiling,