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Political Roundup: Recapping The Top Local And National Stories Of 2017

From President Trump’s inauguration, to the Texas Legislature and its special session, to the Russia probe: we recap the top national, state, and local political stories that made headlines in 2017.

Normally on Wednesdays, Houston Matters brings your our weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories — with an eye for how it all might affect Houston and Texas. However, this week, we take a slightly different angle: we discuss the top political stories of 2017.

Our panel of political experts includes Jeremi Suri from the University of Texas, Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s Party Politics podcast, and Andrew Schneider, News 88.7’s politics and government reporter.

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