Inside Texas Politics (10/13)

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by JASON WHITELY

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WFAA

Posted on October 13, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Posturing has given way to progress in Washington over the government shutdown and debt ceiling. We talk to Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling on Capitol Hill.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is in studio to discuss one of his priorities: Reducing domestic violence in the city.

Two weeks into the Affordable Care Act, the online website to apply for health insurance continues to be plagued with technical problems. Dallas County is paying close attention to the issue since more than a half-million uninsured live here. in My Voice, My Opinion, Tarsha Hardy, the vice-chair of the Texas Democratic Party, shares her thoughts.

Several women are now in the Texas governor's race. What does this mean to the chances for Democratic State Rep. Wendy Davis? That's the topic for our Flashpoint debate pitting author and producer Katie Sherrod on the left and Mark Davis of 660 AM The Answer on the right.

And on Reporters Roundtable, we'll put the headlines in perspective with host Jason Whitely, Dallas Morning News political writer Gromer Jeffers and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy.

E-mail jwhitely@wfaa.com

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