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Political Roundup: Another Democratic Debate, And Impeachment Managers Named

We break down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.



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Tuesday night, six Democratic presidential candidates debated – again – in Iowa.

Plus, Wednesday morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named seven Democratic members of Congress as the managers to argue the case for President Trump’s impeachment before the Senate, beginning next week.

In the audio above, Houston Matters host Craig Cohen discusses those stories and other developments in national, state, and local politics in our weekly political roundup with the help of:

  • Mark Jones of Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
  • Renée Cross from the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston
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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