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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 36: Saddle-Up! The Democrats Are Joining The Race For Governor

“Andrew White has taken that Rolling Stones, Mike Jagger philosophy of ‘You can’t always get what you want but, you get what you need’” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on how Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andrew White is perfect for moderates but would have little effect on the down ballot race


Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, left, and Andrew White are the top Democrats in the upcoming gubernatorial race.


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On this weeks' episode of Party Politics: Texas Edition, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus dissect the complicated world of Texas politics:

  • The Texas House votes on sexual harassment training for members of the House.

  • Blake Farenthold (R-TX 27th District) mired in a sexual harassment settlement to the tune of $84,000 dollars.

  • Texas’ voter ID law is back in court.

  • Rep. Al Green (D-TX 9th District) pushes for President Trumps impeachment yet again.

Then, Brandon and Jay will give you the lowdown on just who Andrew White and Lupe Valdez are, the two Democrats running against Texas Governor Greg Abbott in the governor’s race. By the way, don't forget to check out our national episodes of Party Politics, too.

Party Politics is produced by Edel Howlin and our audio engineer is Todd Hulslander.


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