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Party Politics, Thanksgiving Edition Ep. 34: One Year Of A Donald Trump Presidency

Posted on · “Dozens of people gathered to scream at the sky on the anniversary of Donald Trump’s election” - Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on a new ritual that happened in Boston literally named “scream helplessly at the sky on the anniversary of the election.”

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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 31: War On Opioid’s, Indictments And The New York Terrorist Attack, It’s Been A Busy Week!

Posted on · “He’s got multiple passports, he travels all over, if this were a Jason Bourne movie Jay, you wouldn’t believe it” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on the lavish lifestyle of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager.

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 31: November Elections And Houston Astros Fever

Posted on · “At least there’s no lines to slow you down…unlike waiting in line to go purchase Astros’ merchandise now” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on Texas’ historically low voter turnout for elections and the Houston Astros winning the World Series. Election day is November 7th.

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What Got Done — and What Didn’t — During the 84th Texas Legislature?

Posted on · The 84th legislative session officially wraps up in Austin today, and lawmakers spent the final weekend passing bills addressing issues ranging from campus carry, to medical marijuana, to student truancy, to a new school grade rating system. We discuss what lawmakers passed, what fell short of passage and what it all may signal politically with Brandon […]

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What Are Some of Houston’s Greatest Mistakes?

Posted on · We all make mistakes in our lives – we take a step one way, when we probably should have gone the other. We try to learn from those missteps and not repeat them, but sometimes, well, the lesson’s never really learned. The same can be said for communities. Some decisions we made (or didn’t make) […]