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Political Roundup: NSA’s Report on Russian Cyber Attack, and Gov. Abbott Calls For a Special Session

It’s time again for our weekly political round up and analysis of national, state and local political stories. Today, we discuss a report from the NSA saying Russia’s military intelligence agency launched a cyber attack on a US company that provides election services ahead of the 2016 election, and Gov. Greg Abbott calling a special session of […]

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It’s time again for our weekly political round up and analysis of national, state and local political stories. Today, we discuss a report from the NSA saying Russia’s military intelligence agency launched a cyber attack on a US company that provides election services ahead of the 2016 election, and Gov. Greg Abbott calling a special session of the Texas Legislature.

Today, our guests are Jay Aiyer, assistant professor of political science at Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s new podcast Party Politics; Jeremi Suri from the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Impossible Presidency: The Rise of and Fall of America’s Highest Office, and Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, political scientist at UT-Austin.

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