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Party Politics: Well Isn’t That Special?

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

The maps advanced by the Republican-controlled Legislature deny Hispanics greater electoral influence — and pull back on their ability to control elections.

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This week on Party Politics, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss the third special session in the Texas legislature, Donald Trump’s lawsuit over the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and Governor Greg Abbott’s new appointee for Secretary of State, among other stories.

NATIONAL TOPICS

Trump sues 1/6 Committee

Democratic US House retirements

 

TEXAS TOPICS

Abbott appoints new Secretary of State

SCOTUS and Abortion case update

Who's in the money? Fundraising roundup

Abbott Attacks Beto

Redistricting and shifting districts

 

DEEP

Special Session Wrap Up! Winners and Losers, or, to Quote Speaker Phelan, "Let's Get the Hell Out of Here."

 

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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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