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Could Texas Go Blue? And More Election 2020 Questions

Experts discuss national and state politics, from the impact of COVID to stimulus bill to lawsuits regarding early voting and ballot drop-off locations in Texas.


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Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day’s most important and pressing issues.

In this episode, we talk politics. Guests Jeronimo Cortina and Brandon Rottinghaus, University of Houston political science professors and co-hosts of Party Politics, offer their explanations and takes on recent headlines, lawsuits and developments, plus a look ahead at tonight's Vice Presidential debate.

Houston Public Media reporter Matt Harab also joins Ernie to break the news of Governor Abbott's order to allow Texas bars to reopen at 50% capacity beginning Oct. 14, if counties opt in.

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While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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