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Kay Bailey Hutchison

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Senate confirmed a former colleague, Kay Bailey Hutchison, as its new ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. 

Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has nominated former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to be his ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – a job that could test the former Texas senator’s diplomacy skills.  

Frank Librio / Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau

The site selection committee left town Friday, and Dallas feels good about its odds for being chosen to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. 

Shelley Kofler / KERA News

Former President George W. Bush and U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz were among the political elite who celebrated the life of Ray Hutchison Thursday.

The 81-year-old husband of former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison died Sunday of a heart problem, leaving behind a legacy that includes many of the biggest public projects in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Texas Tribune/Bracewell & Giuliani

Dallas attorney Ray Hutchison, a former legislator, instrumental bond lawyer and husband of former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, has died. He was 81.

City of Dallas / Dallas City News Network

The Dallas Convention Center is now the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.  The City Council approved the name change Wednesday to honor the former Texas Republican senator and Dallas resident.

Former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is being mentioned as a possible nominee for Transportation Secretary. Pundits say she's got the cred and would add diversity to the Obama cabinet: a Republican and a woman.

After 20 years in the Senate, Texas Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison bid farewell to colleagues in an emotional speech that urged more bipartisan cooperation.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

Republican senate hopeful Ted Cruz campaigned today in north Dallas with both of the state’s Republican U.S. Senators. 


Outgoing Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison says the earmark moratorium backed by Senate Republicans and President Obama focuses on the wrong subject.