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Texas Standard: July 12, 2018

Buzz builds around a charismatic democrat running for statewide office in Texas, bringing free media and money from Hollywood. Sound familiar? Beto O’Rourke has the sort of charm and charisma that’s drawn the attention of the national press corps, as new fundraising numbers show him leaving his rival, incumbent Ted Cruz in the dust. But…

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Texas Standard: November 30, 2016

Not since 2008 has OPEC cut oil production. But now, it appears, it’s happening. And it’s raising prices and moods across Texas, we’ll have the latest. Also two chambers, two republican leaders, two very different ways of doing business, and two very different agendas. What’s the divide between lieutenant governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker…

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June 4, 2015

Former Governor Rick Perry is launching his presidential campaign, but can he overcome his indictment, his low poll numbers, and — a third thing i can’t remember…. As Congress takes a closer look at last month’s attempted terrorist attack in Garland, we’ll hear how the so-called Islamic State is using social media to build a…

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