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Texas Take

Aug 26, 2016

Donald Trump's softening position on immigration may be no change at all, Hillary Clinton's crisis of trust and the controversial conspiracy theorist who chaired the Travis County Republican Party gets the boot in Austin. Plus, even though millions have been set aside for to expand and repair the state's  transportation...


Aug 18, 2016

Aside from new polls in the Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton race, questions about who could perhaps beat Ted Cruz and a Rick Perry "shame on you" to a Gold Star father top the week in Texas politics, plus Syrian refugees and a battle over local control.

Texas politics are never boring, and the intriguing...


Aug 11, 2016

Donald Trump holds it in the road, but only for a day, as Hillary Clinton faces new e-mail questions and as Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush takes a new approach to Trump, who he had previously refused to support. These and other intriguing highlights of the political week are explored in this week's Texas Take:...


Aug 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton's poll lead grows, as Donald Trump tried to stop the bleeding as his campaign hits a rough patch. Texas' controversial Voter ID law is going to be reined in for the November election, after an adverse federal court ruling, and a meltdown in the Dallas County Republican Party could be a sign of things to...