While some dramatic developments continue in Washington, D.C. — including House Democrats' announcement of plans to file articles of impeachment against President Trump and House Democrats and organized labor supporting an updated trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada — there have also been some significant developments in local politics in recent days just ahead of Saturday's Houston municipal runoff election.
Among the goings-on: the just-released Houston Public Media/KHOU runoff election poll results and announcements that change the makeup of races for Congress and Harris County Commissioner.
In the audio above, we seek insight on those and other topics from two area political analysts:
- Jeronimo Cortina from the University of Houston and co-host of Houston Public Media’s Party Politics podcast
- Mark Jones from Rice University