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Political Roundup: Pence’s Warning to the North Korea, and Tillerson’s Visit to Russia

It’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. On this week’s edition, we discuss everything from V.P. Mike Pence warning the North Korean leader that the “era of strategic patience is over,” to Sec. of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Russia and discuss how these developments might affect Houston […]

Texas Capitol State Flag Politics - BannerIt’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories.

On this week’s edition, we discuss everything from V.P. Mike Pence warning the North Korean leader that the “era of strategic patience is over,” to Sec. of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Russia and discuss how these developments might affect Houston or Texas.

Joining us to offer their analysis this week are three guests: Brandon Rottinghaus, professor of political science at the University of Houston and co-host of Houston Public Media’s new podcast Party Politics, Mark Jones, political science fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, and Andrew Schneider, politics and government reporter for News 88.7.

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