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Texas Standard: October 18, 2016

The US promised retaliation against Russian hacking. Is the wired war now underway? We’ll consider the implications of all out cyber warfare. Also The Clinton campaign buys media time in deep red Texas. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they think the state is in play. We’ll take a closer look at the ad, and the…

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Texas Standard: October 11, 2016

The law says police must report officer involved shootings. So why are hundreds of police involved shootings missing from records? We’ll explore. Also, trust the polls? Want another measure for how the presidential race is going? Why some are looking to the peso as a proxy. Plus on this final day of voter registration in…

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Texas Standard: October 10, 2016

On the weekend of apparent armageddon for the GOP, howls of outrage, but any change in Texas support for Donald Trump? We’ll explore. Also our roundtable of editors from some of the cities in Texas that don’t often get heard in the national conversation. And with mere hours to go before the voter registration deadline,…

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The Ticket: Trump and Clinton Finally Face Off

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Texas Standard: September 27, 2016

There appears to be a consensus winner, but did the needle move? Voices seldom heard on the morning after an historic debate. Plus, if you could ask any question this election season, what would it be? More than a thousand public radio listeners have weighed in, and today, we’ll hear the top five which public…

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The Ticket: Getting Ready for the Presidential Debates

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Texas Standard: September 7, 2016

Clinton over Trump in red states, Trump ahead of Clinton nationwide. Do you have confidence in these polls? Number crunching today on the Texas Standard. Also one of the most influential editorial boards in the Lone Star state announces its presidential endorsement and makes national headlines of its own. We’ll talk with the editorial chief…

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The Ticket: Trump’s Immigration Speech

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The Ticket: Donald Trump Came to Austin, and You’ll Totally Believe What Happened Next.

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The Ticket: If Clinton Makes A Mistake, But Trump Does Too, Does Anyone Notice?

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Texas Standard: August 10, 2016

Vice Presidential Democratic candidate Tim Kaine is in Texas. We talked to him about Donald Trump’s comments on the 2nd amendment, about trade, and, what it’s like to be called boring on todays Texas Standard. Plus, the Texas farm workers strike you might not have learned about. Then, a serious lesson in Texas terminology. Is…

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The Ticket: Trump’s Bounce Fades After DNC

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Texas Standard: July 28, 2016

Hillary in Texas: who was that prime connection from the 70’s her husband name checked at the convention? We’ll explore the backstory. Also if you’re an attorney general, when is it ok to take a donation from the owner of a company your office is investigating? Plus you remember the line when you wish upon…

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The Ticket: Heart-Bern in Philadelphia

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Texas Standard: July 27, 2016

Glass ceiling shattered, so whats next? Texas Democrats and Republicans point to a possible challenge to Ted Cruz from a prominent Latino, we’ll explore. Also what’ll it take to sell Texas’ Bernie Sanders supporters on Hillary Clinton? What about Bernie himself? The former candidate makes the case personally to the Texas Delegation today, we’ll hear…

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The Ticket: What People are Searching for in Cleveland

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The Ticket: Border Wall and Muslim Ban Doesn’t Bother Texas Voters

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Texas Standard: June 22, 2016

He says he is not being considered for vice president. Today an avalanche of news reports beg to differ. A Texan on the ticket in 2016? We’ll explore. Also as soon as tomorrow, a decision from the US supreme court over UT’s claim that affirmative action in admissions is essential for diversity. Surprising numbers from…

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The Ticket: After Orlando, Trump and Clinton Talk Public Safety, But Does Anyone Feel Safer?

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Texas Standard: June 8, 2016

An historic night for women in American politics, but the landscape for Texas women: cause for celebration or concern? We’ll explore. Also with hurricanes on the horizon, evacuation should be a simple decision…but literal obstacles along inland routes may cause thousands to stay put. We’ll explain. And does the US still need a back up…

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