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'Inside Texas Politics' host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy talk with the man trying to put together a come-from-behind victory in the Texas governor's race. Democratic State Rep. Chris Turner has managed State Sen. Wendy Davis' campaign for the last two months, and he outlines the changes he'll make as we enter the last 100 days.

WATCH: Newsmaker interview


Ross Ramsey, co-founder and executive editor of The Texas Tribune, discusses the likely confirmation of William McRaven as the new chancellor at the University of Texas. If McRaven is confirmed in three weeks, he'll enter a politically volatile atmosphere at the UT system with no experience in higher education. Ramsey also addresses the brief filed by Attorney General Greg Abbott arguing that Texas opposes gay marriage because it doesn't lead to procreation. A Dallas Morning News columnist wrote that that was an astounding overreach of legal reasoning.

WATCH: Ross Ramsey analysis


'Inside Texas Politics' contributor Tarsha Hardy discusses the continued effort by the Republican Party to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

WATCH: My Voice, My Opinion


After weeks of work and national news coverage, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins made the surprise announcement that no unaccompanied children will be coming to Dallas for temporary shelter. He discusses the reason the federal government decided not to send undocumented, unaccompanied children to Dallas.

WATCH: Judge Clay Jenkins interview


The House of Representatives voted to sue the president. But did the party that hates frivolous lawsuits just file one themselves... or is it an attempt to rein in an overreaching president? That's the focus of Flashpoint. From the right, Mark Davis with 660 AM The Answer; and from the left, former state representative Domingo Garcia.

WATCH: Flashpoint


Host Jason Whitely, Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy and Ross Ramsey from The Texas Tribune offer perspective on the state's continuing effort to fund a DPS 'surge,' despite the federal government saying fewer children are crossing the border illegally into South Texas, and Democrats saying there is no longer a border crisis. Plus, they discuss a watchdog group's filing of a criminal complaint against Ken Paxton, the Republican nominee for attorney general, saying Paxton violated the Texas Securities Act.

WATCH: Reporters Roundtable


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