Party Politics

Party Politics: Crude Awakening

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

JOSEPH PREZIOSO / AFP via Getty Images
Protesters in Boston call for a ban on Russian oil at a rally for Ukraine on March 6.


To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:

<iframe src="" style="height: 115px; width: 100%;"></iframe>

This week on Party Politics, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine, the U.S. ban on Russian crude oil, President Biden’s trip to Fort Worth, and a Texas billionaire’s lawsuit against Beto O’Rourke, among other stories.


Ukraine update

Russian oil ban



Biden in Fort Worth

Election troubles; Longoria resigns

Former VP Pence ad buy

Abbott orders task force to study staff shortages in schools

HUD finds GLO discriminated in Harvey funds



Texas oil tycoon Kelcy Warren sues Beto O’Rourke

You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts (or wherever you get your podcasts). Tweet us using #PartyPoliticsPod or email Party Politics is produced by Troy Schulze.

Subscribe to Today in Houston

Fill out the form below to subscribe our new daily editorial newsletter from the HPM Newsroom.

* required


This article is part of the Party Politics podcast

  • Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Google Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Spotify
  • Subscribe on Stitcher
  • Subscribe on TuneIn
  • Subscribe on iHeart
  • Subscribe on Pandora
  • Subscribe on RadioPublic
  • Subscribe on Pocket Casts
  • Subscribe on Overcast
  • Subscribe on Amazon Music
  • Subscribe via RSS
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...

More Information