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Texas Standard: October 7, 2019

Election day draws near, perhaps nearer than most Texans think. We’ll take a closer look at what Texas voters are being asked to decide this November. Also, it’s a Texas border more dangerous than the one that gets the lion’s share of attention. How a boom in the Permian has made for perilous times along…

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Running For Office

It seems every week a new candidate is announcing plans to seek office in 2020. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Texas Standard: February 13, 2018

President Trump has set some ideas in motion: a budget proposal and an infrastructure plan. We’ll break down what it could all mean for Texas. Also tne issue leaders across Texas are trying to sort out – just how and where they’re supposed to get money needed to fulfill their end of an infrastructure bargain….

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Political Bumper Stickers

Pundits may argue about whether political bumper stickers have any impact on the way people vote. But you would probably agree that seeing those stickers – well, some stickers – on a car in front of you can provoke strong feelings. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Texas Standard: January 21, 2015

Crashing oil prices drain hundreds of millions of dollars from the State Highway Fund. So I can gas up my car for cheap but who’s gonna pay to fix the roads? Also the Texas tax man says the sky is NOT falling, but in many cases cities are left holding the tab for road repair….

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The Ticket: The First Democratic Debate

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The Ticket: Throwback Thursday with Bernie Sanders

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The Ticket: Religion’s Role in the 2016 Race

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The Ticket: The GOP Debate on Immigration

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The Ticket: The 2016 Race So Far and LIVE SHOW; Ep. 20

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The Ticket: Will Joe Biden Join the 2016 Race?; Ep. 19

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The Ticket: Ted Cruz Returns to Texas; Ep. 18

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The Ticket: The Past, Present and Future of Campaign Finance; Ep. 17

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The Ticket: Why Does Iowa Get to Have All the Fun; Ep. 16

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The Ticket: Our Take on the 1st GOP Debate; Ep. 15, post

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The Ticket: Getting Ready for the 1st GOP Debate; Ep. 15

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The Ticket: John Kasich Joins the Race Late; Ep. 14

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The Ticket: The Summer of Trump; Ep. 13

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The Ticket: Scott Walker Kicks Off his Campaign; Ep. 12

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The Ticket: Chris Christie and his Straight Talk; Ep. 11

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