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Political Roundup: Rep. Conyers Resigns, And Senate Republicans Pass Tax Bill

Houston Matters discusses the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

It’s time again for the Houston Matters weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how it all might affect Houston and Texas.

Some of the stories we discuss this week include Senate Republicans passing a $1.4 trillion tax bill, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) stepping down from Congress amid allegations of sexual misconduct, and the U.S. Supreme Court taking up the case of a baker who refused to create cakes for same-sex weddings.

Our panel of experts this week includes: Jeremi Suri from UT-Austin and Andrew Schneider, politics and government reporter for News 88.7.

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