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Political Roundup: Trump Fires Tillerson, And Inside The Texas Congressional Runoffs

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 Pres. Trump firing Rex Tillerson from his post as Secretary of State, to the prospects for a meeting between Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, to the runoff election campaigns in Texas Congressional Districts 2 and 7 — Houston Matters’ political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Our panel of experts this week includes Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s Party Politics podcast, and David Branham, professor of political science at the University of Houston-Downtown.

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