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Severe Weather Update and Political Roundup: Wednesday’s Show (March 29, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: Heavy rains fall in downtown Houston during the late morning hours Wednesday. Photo: Gail Delaughter, Houston Public Media) As News 88.7 is reporting, strong storms bringing heavy rains and wind are passing through the Greater Houston region today. Some areas were under a tornado warning earlier. On this edition of Houston Matters, we get […]

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Political Roundup: Trump Tax Returns and the GOP Healthcare Bill

Posted on · It's time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. We discuss everything from President Trump releasing some of his 2005 tax return information ahead of a report from MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the GOP’s bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, to the […]

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Political Roundup: Allegations of Wiretapping and Travel Ban No. 2

Posted on · It's time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. This week we discuss everything from President Trump’s allegations of wiretapping, to Homeland Security executing the president’s second executive order temporarily banning travel from six predominantly Muslim countries, to the Texas Legislature’s first hearing on the so-called Bathroom […]

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Political Roundup: Analysis of President Trump’s Address to Congress

Posted on · For the first time, President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night (Feb. 28, 2017). Plus the Texas Legislature continued into its eighth week. We convene our weekly political roundup to discuss those and other political stories happening at the national, state and local levels. Joining us to offer their analysis […]

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Political Roundup and Roland Martin: Wednesday’s Show (February 22, 2017)

Posted on · It's time again for our weekly political round up and analysis of national, state and local political stories. From President Donald Trump's lengthy press conference last week (Feb. 16, 2017), to Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Europe, to the latest from the Texas Legislature, on this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss it all […]

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Political Roundup: Perry Indictment and the Governor’s Race

Posted on · On the last Monday of each month between now and election day, we’ll set aside some time to talk about some of the major developments in politics, on and off the campaign trail, in Houston and across Texas. Today, we talk about: the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry and what it could mean for his […]