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Political Roundup: Texas House Special Elections, And Impeachment Trial Winds Down

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


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We discuss the latest developments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Also: the results of Tuesday's state house special elections in District 148 in north Houston and District 28 in Fort Bend County and their implications. Plus: one week from the Iowa Caucus – where does the 2020 Presidential race stand?

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:

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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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