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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 45: Sandra Bullock Vs Dan Patrick And The Dome Is Saved!

Posted on · "Here is the County spending $100 million plus to save an old sports stadium?" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on the latest budget agreement to renovate the Astrodome

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 44: Who Is Challenging Governor Abbott?

Posted on · "The consistent message that seems to be coming out of her campaign is she has no idea why she's running for governor" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on media and others' reaction to Lupe Valdez, one of the Democrats running for Texas governor

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 42: The Complications Of School Finance In Texas

Posted on · "The weight system is basically like a member's only jacket or parachute pants, we don't use them anymore!" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on how he thinks Texas' funding of schools is antiquated.

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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 42: Ladies And Gentlemen We Had A Shutdown!

Posted on · "In effect Congress is run like an unruly preschool" - Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on a talking stick being thrown and lawmakers behaving badly during talks before the shutdown.

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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 41: Have We Lost Complete Faith In The Government?

Posted on · “If you have a shutdown unified government that is basically the cherry on the dysfunctional sundae that is Washington politics” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on the battle in Congress to pass a budget bill.

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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 40: Oprah 2020 And Trump Legislative Roundup

Posted on · “Why would you want to be president when you can be Oprah? Being Oprah is so much better!” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on Oprah’s Golden Globes speech that left a lot of people speculating that she might run for president in 2020.

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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 39: What Will Trump Do In 2018?

Posted on · “I think the idea that you’re going to shut down the government because of DACA is incredibly problematic for Democrats” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on the politics of Washington around Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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Party Politics, Special Ep. 38: #MeToo, Covfefe And Harvey, 2017 Has Been Quite The Busy Year!

Posted on · “It was the first time where the President literally tweeted nonsense, nonsense dominated the news cycle” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on President Trump tweeting the word ‘covfefe’ and the media’s reaction to that tweet.

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Party Politics, Special Live Edition Ep. 37: Voting, Freedom Of Speech And Lone Star College Tomball

Posted on · “Everyone says everything is bigger in Texas, that is not true when it comes to voting” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on low voter turnout in Texas, about 43% in 2016.

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Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 36: What Does The Flynn Guilty Plea Really Mean?

Posted on · “You start with Whitewater and you end with Lewinsky” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on the Robert Mueller special investigation into ties between President Trump's campaign and Russia

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 35: Sexual Allegations And The Texas Legislature

Posted on · “Nelson Rockefeller was thought to be unable to get the Republican nomination because he had been divorced, if there had been Twitter back then, who knows what would’ve happened” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on how the times have changed in the world of politics and what constitutes as unacceptable behavior to voters today