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Texas Take

Dec 12, 2019

As impeachment moves forward in Washington Sen. Ted Cruz has now emerged as perhaps President Donald Trump's biggest defender. Candidates have now lined up for Congress, Texas House, and other offices across the state, with a record number of Republican women running. And Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is...


Dec 6, 2019

The political career of a Republican lawmaker came to a swift end in the Texas suburbs this week after he made racially offensive comments about Asian Americans. Houston Chronicle reporter Andrea Zelinski has the scoop. Speaking of scoops, Chronicle reporter Taylor Goldenstein has this one: Gov. Greg Abbott's office is...


Nov 22, 2019

 

President Trump made yet another trip to Texas this week, this time to tour the Apple campus in Austin to put a focus on the economy. But he ended up talking about the impeachment proceedings anyway. Plus Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick spent time with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West in Houston on Sunday. How did that...


Nov 14, 2019

Republicans and Democrats in Congress played key roles in public impeachment hearings as they began to unfold in Washington this week. We break it down for you. Plus, a Texas lawmaker is caught with cocaine at the Austin airport and, one last time, Beto O'Rourke says he is not running for US...


Nov 6, 2019

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this week said that what he thinks would make the Democrats competitive against President Trump would be Michelle Obama entering the race for the White House. Meantime Democrats under performed in a suburban Houston race for Texas House and Rep. Will Hurd is arguing the GOP must change its spots to...