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Electoral College Debate, Jobs and Robots, and Houston’s Municipalities: Tuesday’s Show (December 6, 2016)

Posted on · Is it an idea whose time has come, or just sour grapes? After watching his Democrats lose two presidential elections in 16 years despite winning the popular vote, Congressman Gene Green of Houston wants to abolish the Electoral College. Rep. Green last month introduced legislation in the U.S. House calling for a  Constitutional Amendment to […]

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Did Texans Ever Vote In Large Numbers? Answering The Leftover Questions From #TXDecides 

Posted on · On Monday Houston Public Media News 88.7 launched the #TXDecides series, our collaborative project with public radio newsrooms across Texas. The goal was simple: Answer Texas voters' questions ahead of Election Day. You had lots of questions and we picked five as a focus for feature stories this week. Kate Groetzinger, with KUT, our sister station in Austin, answers the rest of them here.