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Houstonians React To The Final Presidential Debate

Local political commentators discuss their takeaways from the final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, plus listeners join the conversation with their reactions.

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden answer a question during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.


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Coronavirus, immigration, climate change and the future of the oil and gas industry were among prominent topics in the second and final Presidential Debate.

Did you learn anything new from Trump’s or Biden's responses? How might their stances impact Houston?

In this episode, we talk reactions and takeaways from both sides of the aisle. Democrat, professor and activist Tony Diaz and conservative, consultant and blogger Natalie Arceneaux break down what happened during the debate, and listeners call in to share their comments.

Houston Public Media reporter Matt Harab also joins Ernie with reactions from Twitter.

*This episode aired live on Friday, Oct. 23.

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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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