Houston Matters

Political Roundup: White House Flag Controversy, And Voters Approve Flood Bonds

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

From Sen. John McCain’s death and the controversial raising and lowering of the White House flag, to Pres. Trump’s tentative new trade deal with Mexico, to voters passing the county’s flood mitigation bond, Houston Matters breaks down the week’s big political stories with analysis of what they could mean for Houston and Texas.

Joining host Craig Cohen for this week’s discussion are Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s Party Politics podcast, and Nancy Sims, political analyst at Pierpont Communications and a lecturer at the University of Houston.

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