Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst sits down with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy and maps out his path for a come-from-behind victory in his upcoming GOP runoff election facing challenger Dan Patrick.
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Ross Ramsey, executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, talks about a strategy shift for Republican comptroller candidate Glenn Hegar in his race with Democrat Mike Collier; Kinky Friedman's increasingly cozy relationship with the Texas Democratic Party.
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It was a bold statement by Mark McKinnon: Republicans are out of step with gay rights. McKinnon used to work for President George W. Bush and Sen. John McCain. Last month, he agreed to co-chair a group called Freedom to Marry, trying to legalize same-sex marriage all across the country. He discusses the aims of his organization from Austin.
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On Wednesday, the Dallas City Council faces one of its most controversial votes — an ordinance to ban plastic bags. The Council member pushing the measure for more than a year is Dwaine Caraway, who discusses the issue with host Jason Whitely.
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We put the week's political headlines in perspective with Jason Whitely, Ross Ramsey and Bud Kennedy. Equal pay has dominated political news in Texas the last two weeks. Should the GOP embrace the concept, or distance itself from it? Sen. Ted Cruz came to Fort Worth to endorse Konni Burton in a State Senate race, but he's remaining quiet in the lieutenant governor's race. Why? And Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott called for his Democratic rival Wendy Davis to sever ties with her law clients. She's been a lawyer with clients and a lawmaker, while he's mostly been a judge with little record to run against. Is this a built-in advantage for Abbott?
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