H. Ross Perot (77): wealthy Texan who ran for president
Angela Merkel Visits George Bush's Texan Ranch
Angela Merkel is in the United States for informal talks with George W. Bush at his ranch in Crawford, Texas. The nuclear stand-off with Iran and peace in the Middle East are on the agenda.
Bush Friends, Loyal and Texan, Remain a Force
By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
The Texans who followed George W. Bush to Washington are a source of comfort for an increasingly isolated leader.