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Texas Take

Jul 12, 2019

Houston has been chosen as the site of the third Democratic presidential debate coming up in September just. And there are more Democrats running for Congress in Texas than at any time in a generation. No wonder the Republican Party of Texas is calling this "the most important swing state" in the nation.

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Jun 27, 2019

 
As the Democratic presidential debates got underway this week, the Texans in the race clashed before a national audience creating fresh buzz for former HUD Secretary Julian Castro. He laid into former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, who barely cast a shadow in the first debate. But of course, there's a long way to go. Meantime,...


Jun 13, 2019

 
The Texas Democrats in the race for the White House are trying to stand out from the huge field of candidates by slamming former VP Joe Biden and by appearing on Fox News Channel. Meantime, some are asking whether Texas Democrats are acting as props for GOP leadership in Austin. Oh, and Ryan has a special report on...


Jun 7, 2019

 
New emails shed some light on whether Gov. Greg Abbott was directly involved in the botched voter purge rolled out earlier this year. San Antonio Express-News reporter Allie Morris joined us with details and explained what questions remain. Plus Houston Chronicle reporter Andrea Zelinski joins the show to fill us in...


May 24, 2019

The 2019 session of the Texas Legislature is coming to an end this weekend as the House and Senate plan to vote on a grand bargain for public education funding and property tax "relief." Meantime, Beto O'Rourke now says it's time to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump.What changed? Plus,...