Party Politics

Party Politics: 2020 Fundraising Update

Co-hosts of Party Politics, Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina highlight the week’s biggest news in Texas politics, and provide an update on the most recent 2020 Presidential fundraising figures.

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks during the I Will Vote Fundraising Gala Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

On this week’s episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jeronimo Cortina and Brandon Rottinghaus take a break from the drama surrounding the impeachment inquiry to focus on the latest updates in campaign fundraising for the 2020 Presidential race. With the Presidential Primaries less than five months away, the pressure is on for the lower-tiered Democratic candidates as they continue to compete for a share of the fundraising and polling requirements they need to meet in order to participate in the next round of debates. Jeronimo and Brandon provide a status update on the very crowded 2020 Democratic field, and make their weekly predictions on the candidates who they believe will have a real shot at capturing the Democratic nomination in July, 2020.

NATIONAL TOPICS:

  • 2020 Presidential Roundup: Julian Castro in trouble, Kamala Harris shakes up campaign, Bernie Sander’s hospitalization
  • Quick Impeachment Inquiry Update
  • Happy Birthday Jimmy Carter!

TEXAS TOPICS:

  • President Trump is coming to Texas
  • Texas Rep. Will Hurd running for President?
  • Austin homeless vs. Governor Abbott
  • Rep. Mac Thornberry retiring
  • Pete Sessions is back, baby 

 

You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. Tweet us using #PartyPoliticsPod or email partypoliticspod@houstonpublicmedia.org. Party Politics is produced by Sophie Moll, the audio engineer is Todd Hulslander

 

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