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Further Election Coverage on Broadcast Channel HD2

Posted on · Additional election information from NPR and KUHF is offered on HD2 leading up to the candidates accepting their nominations. Tune in each evening at 7pm on September 2nd and 3rd for coverage of the Republican convention. Each evening will feature the key speeches of the day, interviews from the convention and analysis from NPR's Ron Elving, Ken Rudin and Mara Liasson.  All of KUHF's election coverage can also be heard on the KUHF News online stream.

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Barney Frank Drafts Bill on Mortgage Crisis

Posted on · Leglisation is drafted aimed at easing the crisis in the real estate and mortgage markets by allowing to buy up abandoned property. One lawmaker spearheading the effort says it's critical to get the economy moving again. Pat Hernandez has the story:

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Texas Democrats and Caucuses

Posted on · Contrary to what you may have heard from other sources, the Texas Democratic Party is not giving up on trying to tally the results of the Precinct Caucuses that were held after the state primaries last week. Houston Public Radio's Jim Bell explains.

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Harris County Judge: Emmett and Mincberg Will Be On the Ballot

Posted on · The fight for Harris County Judge will likely be fierce. Two men will square off in the November election in a bid to lead one of the largest counties in the nation. Houston Public Radio's Laurie Johnson has more on the race between Republican incumbent Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Democratic challenger David Mincberg.

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Bigger Tax Exemptions for Seniors

Posted on · Harris County Commissioners Court has voted to increase the property tax exemption for senior homeowners. This will reduce county taxes for many homeowners, and eliminate them completely for others. Houston Public Radio's Jim Bell explains.

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Will Hispanics Vote in the Primary?

Posted on · With the Texas primaries coming up tomorrow, the two Democratic Presidential candidates are busier than ever courting minority voters, especially Hispanics. Political pundits and election watchers say Hispanics could determine who wins tomorrow, if they show up. Houston Public Radio's Jim Bell reports.