Party Politics

Party Politics: ERCOT Under Fire

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

Power lines are shown Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Houston. More than 4 million people in Texas still had no power a full day after historic snowfall and single-digit temperatures created a surge of demand for electricity to warm up homes unaccustomed to such extreme lows, buckling the state’s power grid and causing widespread blackouts.

This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss the fallout over ERCOT’s handling of the Texas power-grid crisis, the hearings in Congress over President Biden’s appointees, and Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller’s apparent affinity for a clean vehicle, among other stories.

NATIONAL TOPICS

Nomination battles: Neera, Garland, Becerra, Haaland

Trump Taxes

Newsmax anchor attacks Biden dogs!

 

TEXAS TOPICS

TDP 2020 Autopsy

Dan Patrick Priority Legislation

Sid Miller Likes a Clean Car

 

DEEP

Fallout from Snowpocalypse 2021 (visits, officials travel out of state, TX SCOTUS case about ERCOT)

 

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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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