Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted on federal bribery, fraud and tax evasion charges. 'Inside Texas Politics' guest host Shelly Slater and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy discuss the complicated case with Victor Vital, a white collar defense attorney. They examine the long legal process ahead.
WATCH: Victor Vital interview
Dallas City Plan commissioner Betty Culbreath has been working with Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price since the start of his political career, before he became a household name. She talks with Shelly Slater about the high-profile federal case.
WATCH: Betty Culbreath interview
Ross Ramsey, co-founder and executive editor of The Texas Tribune, discusses the $10,000 fine levied against the president of the political advocacy group 'Empower Texans' for lobbying without registering. Michael Quinn Sullivan is now going to court, and other lobbyists are watching carefully. Ramsey also discusses a new University of Texas study that said 22 of 42 abortion providers in Texas have shut down since the Legislature passed House Bill 2. The abortion rate is down 13 percent statewide.
WATCH: Ross Ramsey analysis
Gov. Rick Perry plans to send 1,000 National Guard troops to help with the border crisis. Is this a bold move by the governor... or is he just grandstanding? That is this week's Flashpoint debate pitting Mark Davis with 660 AM The Answer on the right and author and producer Katie Sherrod on the left.
On Reporters Roundtable, Shelly Slater, Bud Kennedy and Ross Ramsey discuss the arrest of John Wiley Price and how it affects politics in Dallas County. Plus: Gov. Rick Perry has quoted a lot of figures about immigrants committing crimes, but do those numbers hold up?
WATCH: Reporters Roundtable