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Political Roundup: How Much Do You Care About The Houston Mayor’s Race?

Listeners weigh in on that question, and we break down the week in politics.


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How much attention are you paying to the Houston mayoral election — a lot? A little? Not at all?

In our weekly political roundup, we get your answers and a pair of local experts discuss the latest political news, including new allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the current field of Democratic Presidential candidates, and Beto O’Rourke’s back-and-forth with Briscoe Cain.

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

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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