Election 2020

2 Texas Polls Split On Statewide Support For Trump, Biden

Posted on · Rice University political scientist Bob Stein told Houston Matters host Craig Cohen on Tuesday that the split results are the result of methodology differences combined with a tighter-than-usual race in Texas.

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9 Ways To Make The Texas Economy More Resilient And Equitable

Posted on · Policy experts from UH and UT-Austin say the pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the Texas economy and offer "A Playbook for Resiliency" to address them.

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Full Show: We Preview Tonight’s Cruz– O’Rourke Debate, And The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of The Week’s News (Sept. 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We preview tonight's Cruz, O'Rourke debate, what and how cybersecurity has evolved, and we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of it all. Plus, The City Hall Farmers Market is back for the fall season.

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Political Roundup: Flynn Resigns and the NFL Weighs in on the ‘Bathroom Bill’

Posted on · On our weekly political roundup, we discuss the latest happenings at the Texas Legislature and talk about what's happening in politics on the national level that could impact Houston. Some topics we’ll address include: President Trump’s news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu The resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Potential points of […]

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Seriously Now — is Texas Really in Play This Election?

Posted on · Six weeks ago the Washington Post unveiled a poll on the U.S. presidential race, which found Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton neck and neck in Texas. It was, frankly, hard to believe. No other major poll had shown such a result. So, we brought the paper’s polling manager on to explain the methodology […]

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Texas Election Survey and Grace Hopper Conference: Thursday’s Show (October 20, 2016)

Posted on · Six weeks ago the Washington Post unveiled a poll on the U.S. presidential race, which found Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton neck and neck in Texas. It was, frankly, hard to believe. No other major poll had shown such a result. So, we brought the paper’s polling manager on to explain the methodology […]