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Political Roundup: Cruz’s Re-Election Bid, And Trump’s DACA Tweets

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

It’s time again for the Houston Matters weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories — with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Today, our experts discuss Sen. Ted Cruz launching his re-election bid, the Democratic runoff for Houston’s 7th Congressional District, China levying retaliatory tariffs, and Pres. Trump’s tweets about DACA.

This week’s experts are: Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s Party Politics podcast, and Houston Chronicle columnist Erica Grieder.

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