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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 36: Saddle-Up! The Democrats Are Joining The Race For Governor

Posted on · “Andrew White has taken that Rolling Stones, Mike Jagger philosophy of ‘You can’t always get what you want but, you get what you need’” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on how Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andrew White is perfect for moderates but would have little effect on the down ballot race

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Congress Looks To Post-Katrina Tax Relief As Model For Harvey

Posted on · Congressman Kevin Brady, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is spearheading an effort to provide targeted tax relief for victims of Harvey and Irma. The emerging package includes provisions ranging from lifting limits on write offs for property losses to bigger tax credits for the working poor.

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Houston Congressmen Call For Nearly $2 Billion In Emergency Funding To Fight Zika

Posted on · Reps. Gene and Al Green are pushing for Congress to appropriate the full amount the White House has requested for the effort to combat the mosquito-borne disease. The House of Representatives has allocated less than a third, while the Senate has agreed to little more than half.