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Party Politics: Beto’s Bet

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

Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke lets out a yell while speaking during a primary election night gathering with supporters in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, March 1, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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This week on Party Politics, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss Kevin McCarthy’s ability to avoid consequences in the wake of an unfolding political scandal, two propositions on the May 7 electoral ballot in Texas, and Beto O’Rourke’s promise to expand gambling and legalize marijuana if elected governor of Texas, among other stories.

NATIONAL TOPICS

Kevin McCarthy’s nine lives

Trump in contempt

 

TEXAS TOPICS

National Guard soldier dies rescuing migrants in Rio Grande

Texas sues Biden over Title 42

Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick join Paxton on whistleblower lawsuit

O'Rourke would expand gambling and legalize marijuana

May 7 propositions

Rick Perry is not stupid

 

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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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