Ok, so I’m cribbin’ from the Texas Tribune with the headline, but here’s the full interview from this morning’s show on News 92 FM. We covered a wide range of issues from gay marriage to gun rights to why in the world he’d want to get into the rough and tumble sport of Texas politics.
Craig James, the former ESPN analyst and football star running for United States Senate from Texas, told me today that he’s against the gay marriage ban in the Lone Star State.
The decision by the Texas-based Susan G. Komen Foundation to cut off all funding/grants to Planned Parenthood lit up my Facebook and Twitter feeds like no story has recently.
The outgoing chairman of the Texas Senate Finance Committee, Steve Ogden, R-Bryan/College Station, says Republicans and Democrats alike need to come together in Austin to fix fundamental problems with the way schools are paid for in Texas.
Some say Gov. Perry did exactly what he needed to do to steady his campaign during last night’s debate in Las Vegas: He came out swingin’. If you missed the debate, here’s a re-cap in 100 seconds. After the throwdown in Vegas, I spoke with one of the co-authors of the forthcoming book about Gov. […]
As I’ve reported on the Texas State Networks, some experts say this is now the worst drought in Texas in 500 if not 1,000 years. Farmers are coming to grips with the reality of how that’s affecting their crops all over the state.
Longtime political strategist Jason Stanford, who also has a book coming out soon about Rick Perry, points out that this is sort of like “sweeps week” for political fundraising and all the hype about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is likely about that and only that.
I just finished an interview with a young man who was brought to Texas illegally when he was four-years-old. Jose Torres-Don attended the University of Texas and received the in-state tuition break that has caused Gov. Perry so many headaches this past week on the presidential campaign trail.
There’s been a lot of buzz over the weekend that the upcoming presidential trip to Texas may be a bit of a message from the POTUS to his potential challenger next year: Gov. Perry.
Scott Braddock is a journalist and political analyst based in Austin.
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