Party Politics

Party Politics: Iran Conflict

Co-hosts Jeronimo Cortina and Brandon Rottinghaus recap the latest news from the 2020 Presidential Campaign Trial, and discuss the upcoming Texas Primaries.

Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro is the latest Democrat to drop out of the presidential race.

Party Politics co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina are BACK in the studio this week to give us the latest on the U.S. – Iran conflict, and to recap all things U.S. and Texas politics! In the first #PartyPoliticsPod of 2020, Brandon and Jeronimo discuss the most recent developments surrounding the U.S. – Iran conflict , including the political implications behind the U.S. military strikes that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and President Trump’s decision to deploy 3,000 more troops to the Middle East earlier this week. In this week’s episode, Jeronimo and Brandon also break down the latest news from the 2020 Presidential Campaign trail, including Julián Castro’s decision to end his Presidential bid, as well as the most pivotal developments in Texas politics ahead of the 2020 Primaries.

NATIONAL TOPICS:

  • 2020 Presidential Round-Up: Julián Castro out, Lincoln Chafee in, Joe Biden and Mayor Pete visit Texas
  • Impeachment update
  • Phil Roe Leaving Congress
  • Axios poll on 2024

TEXAS TOPICS:

  • Texas gains Congressional seats
  • Texas Democratic Party lawsuit
  • Senate Race: Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez and heritage comments
  • Governor Abbott vs. Austin, round 300

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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