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Political Roundup: Special Election Results, And Battling Over A Shutdown

The Houston Matters experts break down the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

From Rep. Carol Alvarado’s victory in the special election to fill Sylvia Garcia’s Texas Senate seat, to Pres. Donald Trump’s public argument with Democrats Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer over the impending government shutdown, to the President’s search for a new chief of staff, to his former lawyer Michael Cohen’s sentencing, Houston Matters breaks down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

In the audio above, host Craig Cohen talks it over with Mark Jones from Rice University and Renée Cross from the University of Houston.

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