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Houstonians Weigh In On Violence At The US Capitol (Jan. 7, 2021)

On Thursday’s show: Houston experts weigh in on Wednesday’s assault on the U.S. Capitol, what happens next, and where we go from here.


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On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Members of Congress reconvened Wednesday night to continue the process of certifying President-elect Joe Biden's White House victory hours after a mob of Pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol halting the joint session.

Houston experts weigh in on what happened, what happens next, and where we go from here.

We welcome your thoughts about what happened and how you think we can move forward in American politics.

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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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