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How Influential Are Newspaper Endorsements of Candidates These Days?

Posted on · Late last month, the Houston Chronicle editorial board endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. Typically, newspapers wait until the days just before an election to make such an endorsement, but, as the Chronicle's editorial outlining the decision states, the paper made "an exception in the 2016 presidential race, because the choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald […]

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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 […]

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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 […]