Brad Watson interviews two guests from Austin: Democratic consultant Jason Stanford, a partner in the consulting firm Sanford Caskey; and Matt Mackowiak, a Republican consultant and president of the Potomac Strategy Group.
Catch up on the views from the left and the right on developments this week. Can battleground Texas really turn Texas purple or blue? And can Sen. Ted Cruz be an effective legislator for Texas?
On My Voice, My Opinion, tea party activist Katrina Pierson talks about why standardized testing gets a flunking grade.
And on Flashpoint: Has the time come to remove Voting Rights Act oversight of Texas?