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Texas Take


Apr 18, 2019

With more and more people in the Texas Capitol community hoping Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will receive a plum appointment in the Trump Administration, the Texas Senate’s presiding officer faced off with Democrats in dueling press conferences about the president’s signature issue: border security.

Meantime, Patrick's signature legislation on property taxes passed the Senate, and eight Democrats running for the White House will descend on Houston next week. 

Go behind the headlines for a look at what's really going on at the Texas Capitol and in Washington with the state's #1 political podcast: The Texas Take. Join the conversation featuring Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, Texas Public Radio Capitol reporter Ryan Poppe, and Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.