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Judges and Party Affiliation: Friday’s Show (March 25, 2016)

Posted on · Across the country, you’ll find different systems in place for naming and retaining judges. In some states, judges are named by the executive branch and approved or rejected by the legislature. In others, judges are named and then face “retention elections” at regular intervals when voters can choose to retain or dismiss the judge. Here […]

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Should the Astrodome Debate Be Taking This Long?

Posted on · Maybe you’ve grown fatigued with the seemingly endless discussion of what to do with the Astrodome. The conversation’s been ongoing for several years now — with no end in sight. But, when it comes to trying to decide the fate of a major city landmark, the length of this kind of public debate is pretty […]