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Political Roundup: Allegations of Wiretapping and Travel Ban No. 2

It’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. This week we discuss everything from President Trump’s allegations of wiretapping, to Homeland Security executing the president’s second executive order temporarily banning travel from six predominantly Muslim countries, to the Texas Legislature’s first hearing on the so-called Bathroom Bill, We discuss it […]

Texas Capitol State Flag Politics - BannerIt’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. This week we discuss everything from President Trump’s allegations of wiretapping, to Homeland Security executing the president’s second executive order temporarily banning travel from six predominantly Muslim countries, to the Texas Legislature’s first hearing on the so-called Bathroom Bill, We discuss it all — and talk about how it all could impact Houston.

Our guests are Brandon Rottinghaus, political science professor at the University of Houston, Christine LeVeaux-Haley, a political science professor and assistant dean for academic programs at the Honors College at the University of Houston, and Mark Jones from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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