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Texas Take

Aug 24, 2018


Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz clash over the controversy surrounding protests by NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to draw attention to shootings of African-Americans by law enforcement. 

Meantime, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he will debate Geraldo Rivera about immigration. But Patrick still has no interest in debating the Democrat running against him to preside over the Texas Senate, Mike Collier of Houston.

Following the Santa Fe school shooting, there's no momentum for additional gun restrictions as kids go back to school across the state. 

Oh, and Texas deer breeders are getting ready to ask lawmakers to help battle chronic wasting disease. 

Go behind the headlines for a look at what's really going on at the Texas Capitol and in Washington with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report and Ryan Poppe, Texas Public Radio's Capitol reporter.