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Texas Take

Sep 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in a debate on Monday. Will Trump's treatment of a former Latina Miss Universe matter to voters who have already picked sides? Plus, bathroom bills will be a top priority for Dan Patrick in the next session.

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


Sep 23, 2016

Voter registration is at an all-time high in Texas while Clinton is beating Trump in Houston. Dan Patrick challenges Ted Cruz on his stance on Trump, claiming that if he and other Republicans do not back the presidential nominee, they will be left behind. And is being Between Two Ferns helping Clinton's image? 

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Sep 16, 2016

A Houston Chronicle investigation reveals that thousands of special-needs children in Texas are being turned away by a quietly imposed state policy, and the presidential race gets uglier than ever -- with a Texas twist. House Speaker Joe Straus outlines priorities for the next legislative session that are different...


Sep 8, 2016

Donald Trump has a mostly invisible ground game in Texas, while Hillary Clinton has a visible one. A fight over whether Texas could be turning purple. A move is afoot to get rid of the controversial STAAR test in some districts, but would that be legal? And a fight over mandatory vaccines for school students appears to...


Sep 2, 2016

Donald Trump's big immigration speech and his trip to Mexico, Taco trucks on every corner and the FBI releases more details about its investigation of Hillary Clinton, raising new questions about her campaign. Plus, some Texas lawmakers raise the possibility we will have statewide rules for Uber, Lyft and other...