It is Mercifully Over
Texas Take
by Houston Chronicle
2w ago
After one of the most brutal campaigns in recent memory, Gov. Greg Abbott and statewide Republicans ran the board in Texas while no "red wave" for the GOP materialized nationally. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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The Finish Line is in Sight
Texas Take
by Houston Chronicle
3w ago
The early voting numbers do not bode well for Democrats as candidates across Texas make their final push toward election day. Plus, 911 audio from calls of children in Uvalde has surfaced. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.  Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Closing Arguments
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by Houston Chronicle
1M ago
Candidates are making their final pitches to voters as Texans head to the polls in one of the most contentious elections the state has ever seen. Plus, families from Uvalde confront the head of the state police, demanding that he resign. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Ready, Set, Vote!
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by Houston Chronicle
1M ago
Early voting in person starts Monday across Texas and the candidates up and down the ballot are working hard to get their voters to the polls. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Neck and Neck
Texas Take
by Houston Chronicle
1M ago
Gov. Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke were neck and neck in fundraising this time around as they head into the homestretch of this election and we now have a $200 million governor's race. Plus, musicians are getting involved in this campaign season in creative and perhaps more aggressive ways than in the past. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Ad Wars
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by Houston Chronicle
1M ago
The statewide combatants for Governor of Texas are now blistering each other in television ads about the economy, guns, and more. What's really resonating with voters? Plus: Do Democrats really have a shot at winning the race for Texas Attorney General? Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Throwdown in The Valley
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by Houston Chronicle
2M ago
This week: A special episode focusing on the one and only scheduled debate between Beto O'Rourke and Greg Abbott. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.  Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Didn't They Fix Property Taxes in Texas? Stop Laughing.
Texas Take
by Houston Chronicle
2M ago
Year after year, Texas Republicans have promised to "fix" property taxes. But with those tax bills rising, Democrats are calling them out for it as suburban homeowners seem increasingly up for grabs in the November election. Plus: Democrats are on defense about immigration and the economy. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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A Helping Hand or Political Theater?
Texas Take
by Houston Chronicle
2M ago
We're back. Gov. Greg Abbott has the attention of national Democrats now with his migrant busing stunt. Plus, he achieved something that's become pretty uncommon: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis followed Abbott's lead instead of the other way around. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. Support the show: https://offers.houstonchronicle.com/?offerid=125&origin=newsroom&ipid=podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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It Should Keep You Up At Night
Texas Take
by Houston Chronicle
3M ago
Parents of victims of the Uvalde massacre traveled to Austin this week to demand that Gov. Abbott take action on new gun laws. But Abbott says raising the legal age for certain firearms purchases would be unconstitutional. Plus Sen. Ted Cruz slams young people as "slacker" baristas who need to put down "the bong." But it sounds like he's actually nervous that those young people will get out to vote after President Biden moved to cancel some student debt. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.  Sup ..read more
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