Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 47: Ted Cruz Used ‘The Simpsons’ To Make A Political Point

Brandon and Jay talk about March primaries, election day preview and predictions

"I think the Democrats are the party of Lisa Simpson, and Republicans are happily the party of Homer and Bart and Maggie and Marge," the Texas Republican, Ted Cruz, said.


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On the latest episode of Party Politics: Texas Edition, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus get into the politics of the week in Texas:

  • Attorney General Ken Paxton is still suing Obamacare?
  • Carlos Uresti conviction of eleven felonies
  • Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee meddles in Texas campaigns
  • Ted Cruz references The Simpsons to make a political point

Then Brandon and Jay talk about the March primaries, election day preview and predictions. Don’t forget to check out our national episodes of Party Politics too, by downloading them on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get good podcasts. Tweet us your questions to #PartyPoliticsPod or email partypoliticspod@houstonpublicmedia.org.

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

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