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Party Politics: The Politics of COVID-19

Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.

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President Trump signs the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak.


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This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina talk about the political implications of COVID-19 and its effect on the 2020 presidential race. Jeronimo and Brandon also address the virus’ effect on Texas politics.


2020: Gabbard out, Biden promises female VP

Rep. Dan Lipinski loses primary



Pete Sessions gets endorsement in CD29



Effect on 2020 – presidential race; how are we going to vote?

Stimulus package

Senators cashing in?

Trump handling; Trump vs. governors

Texas political effects? Fundraising?

Texas budget

Texas criminal justice – prisoners?


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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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