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Go behind the headlines for a look at what's really going on at the Texas Capitol and in Washington with the state's #1 political podcast: Texas Take. Join the conversation featuring Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report and Houston Chronicle/San Antonio Express-News political writer Jeremy Wallace.

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Go behind the headlines for a look at what's really going on at the Texas Capitol and in Washington with the state's #1 political podcast: Texas Take. Join the conversation featuring Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report and Houston Chronicle/San Antonio Express-News political writer Jeremy Wallace.

    Legalized Gambling in Texas? Don't Bet On It

    Legalized Gambling in Texas? Don't Bet On It

    From casinos to online sports betting, gambling interests are getting ready for perhaps their biggest push yet to change laws to allow Texans to place wagers in their home state. Plus, the debate over whether there should be Democratic Chairmen in the Texas Legislature is really about the next GOP primary election. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    It is Mercifully Over

    It is Mercifully Over

    After one of the most brutal campaigns in recent memory, Gov. Greg Abbott and statewide Republicans ran the board in Texas while no "red wave" for the GOP materialized nationally. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.
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    • 51 min
    The Finish Line is in Sight

    The Finish Line is in Sight

    The early voting numbers do not bode well for Democrats as candidates across Texas make their final push toward election day. Plus, 911 audio from calls of children in Uvalde has surfaced. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace. 
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    • 41 min
    Closing Arguments

    Closing Arguments

    Candidates are making their final pitches to voters as Texans head to the polls in one of the most contentious elections the state has ever seen. Plus, families from Uvalde confront the head of the state police, demanding that he resign. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ready, Set, Vote!

    Ready, Set, Vote!

    Early voting in person starts Monday across Texas and the candidates up and down the ballot are working hard to get their voters to the polls. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.
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    • 52 min
    Neck and Neck

    Neck and Neck

    Gov. Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke were neck and neck in fundraising this time around as they head into the homestretch of this election and we now have a $200 million governor's race. Plus, musicians are getting involved in this campaign season in creative and perhaps more aggressive ways than in the past. Join the conversation with Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, and Houston Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.
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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
289 Ratings

289 Ratings

TheUltimateparadox ,

Red River Shootout

Pet peeve: taking away “Shootout” is absurd, and I’m a gun-grabbing liberal

TheDoodles ,

Bias Garbage

Don’t waste your time. All they do is simp for the dems. Might as well just listen to MSM. They provide no insight into actual Texas politics.

leslieandelky ,

Stop saying you know, you know?

Love the show but the coanchor constantly uses the sentence connector you know. Please stop, you know?

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