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Recapping the Texas GOP’s Week in Cleveland

Posted on · The 2016 Republican National Convention concluded last night (July 21, 2016), with Donald Trump accepting his party’s nomination for President. News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Andrew Schneider joins us from Cleveland to discuss the Texas GOP delegation’s week. (Above: Texas delegates cast their votes on the floor of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland […]

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GOP Convention Wrap-Up: Friday’s Show (July 22, 2016)

Posted on · The 2016 Republican National Convention concluded last night (July 21, 2016), with Donald Trump accepting his party’s nomination for President. On this edition of Houston Matters, News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Andrew Schneider joins us from Cleveland to discuss the Texas GOP delegation’s week. (Above: Texas delegates cast their votes on the floor of the […]

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Texas Democrats Aim To Use Trump To Turn The State Blue

Posted on · Texas Democrats haven’t elected a candidate to statewide office since 1994. The last Democratic presidential candidate to carry Texas was Jimmy Carter in 1976. But at last week’s state convention, the party’s leadership seemed optimistic that Texas Democrats are nearing the end of their years in the wilderness. News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Andrew […]

Election 2016

Texas Democrats Prepare For State Convention In San Antonio

Posted on · Party leaders are hoping to capitalize on anti-Donald Trump fervor to make inroads with Republican voters this fall and beyond. They’ll get to test the strength of their message next week. While they meet in the Alamodome next week, the presumptive Republican nominee will swing through Dallas and Houston.