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Overwhelmed by the political news cycle every week? We get it — that’s why we’re ‘keeping the fun but losing all the drama’ of politics! Party Politics podcast is hosted by Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina, two smart and sassy University of Houston political science professors, who deliver a friendly, funny, and casually informative recap of the week’s biggest political news stories. Join the conversation on Twitter @HPMPolitics; use #PartyPoliticsPod to ask Brandon and Jeronimo questions; or email us at Party Politics.

Overwhelmed by the political news cycle every week? We get it — that’s why we’re ‘keeping the fun but losing all the drama’ of politics! Party Politics podcast is hosted by Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina, two smart and sassy University of Houston political science professors, who deliver a friendly, funny, and casually informative recap of the week’s biggest political news stories. Join the conversation on Twitter @HPMPolitics; use #PartyPoliticsPod to ask Brandon and Jeronimo questions; or email us at Party Politics.

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United States

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Overwhelmed by the political news cycle every week? We get it — that’s why we’re ‘keeping the fun but losing all the drama’ of politics! Party Politics podcast is hosted by Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina, two smart and sassy University of Houston political science professors, who deliver a friendly, funny, and casually informative recap of the week’s biggest political news stories. Join the conversation on Twitter @HPMPolitics; use #PartyPoliticsPod to ask Brandon and Jeronimo questions; or email us at Party Politics.

Language:

English

Contact:

713-748-8888


Episodes

Party Politics: The Politics of COVID-19

4/3/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina talk about the political implications of COVID-19 and its effect on the 2020 presidential race. Jeronimo and Brandon also address the virus' effect on Texas politics. NATIONAL TOPICS 2020: Gabbard out, Biden promises female VP Rep. Dan Lipinski loses primary TEXAS TOPICS Pete Sessions gets endorsement in CD29 DEEP: COVID-19 Effect on 2020 – presidential race; how are we going to vote? Stimulus... Read More

Duration:00:28:58

Party Politics: Coronavirus; Biden Dominates

3/13/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina continue to address the political implications of the coronavirus, as well as Joe Biden's dominance in the primaries. Jeronimo and Brandon also recap the latest developments in Texas politics. NATIONAL 2020: Biden wins, Harris/Booker endorse, Jackson endorses Sanders, New WH Chief of Staff Trump endorses Tuberville TEXAS Patrick vs. Bush on the Alamo Dems sue over STV Dallas County recount HD138 Haunted by... Read...

Duration:00:28:56

Party Politics: Super Tuesday; Coronavirus

3/6/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina talk about the political implications of the coronavirus, and recap the Super Tuesday primary results. Jeronimo and Brandon also recap the latest developments in Texas politics. NATIONAL TOPICS: Coronavirus (since this taping, five cases of infection appeared in the Houston area) Super Tuesday recap John Ratcliff to DNI TEXAS TOPICS: Dan Patrick hates vulgar T-shirts You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple......

Duration:00:28:56

Party Politics: The 2020 Texas Primary

2/21/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina are joined by Houston Public Media politics & government reporter Andrew Schneider to talk about what to expect from Super Tuesday in Texas (March 3). They discuss the Democratic presidential nomination, as well as several down-ballot state and local races. You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. Tweet us using #PartyPoliticsPod or email partypoliticspod@houstonpublicmedia.org. Party Politics is...

Duration:00:27:56

Party Politics: New Hampshire Primary; Trump’s Impeachment Retaliation

2/14/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina talk about the latest developments in the 2020 Democratic nominee race, the fallout from Trump's retaliation against impeachment witnesses, and the implications of the president's tweets regarding Roger Stone's sentencing. Jeronimo and Brandon also recap the latest developments in Texas politics. NATIONAL TOPICS: 2020 Election: New Hampshire primary, fundraising, drop outs Vindman and Sondland punished? Roger...

Duration:00:28:56

NEXT QUESTION (Ep 17): Party Politics Hosts Brandon Rottinghaus & Jeronimo Cortina; Actress Renee Zellweger; And Our Oscar Predictions

2/7/2020
You can listen to this week’s episode of NEXT QUESTION with Ernie Manouse in the audio above. Below, you can find audio, video and photos of the various stories discussed on the show. Beyond the Story: Party Politics hosts Brandon Rottinghaus & Jeronimo Cortina Learn more about discussed topics below: https://www.pbs.org/video/2020-state-of-the-union-special-nhlpkd/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/trump-is-acquitted-of-the-1st-article-of-impeachment...

Duration:00:50:55

Party Politics: Iowa Caucuses; Impeachment; Coronavirus

2/7/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina walk us through the troubles tallying the vote in the Iowa Caucus, analyze the aftermath of Trump's Senate acquittal in the impeachment trial, and provide an update on the Coronavirus crisis. During this week’s episode, Jeronimo and Brandon also recap the latest developments in Texas politics. NATIONAL TOPICS: Iowa Caucuses Impeachment trial Coronavirus Super Bowl mistake TEXAS TOPICS: Log Cabin Rs denied spot...

Duration:00:28:56

125: Presidential Accountability

1/31/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina walk us through the final days of questioning in President Trump's Impeachment Trial, and consider the political implications behind Friday's crucial Senate vote on the ability to call witnesses to the stand. During this week's episode, Jeronimo and Brandon recap the latest developments in Texas politics, and provide a breaking news update on the special election in House District 28. With the Democratic Iowa......

Duration:00:28:56

124: U.S. Senate Takes On Impeachment

1/24/2020
The impeachment trial of President Trump is officially underway in the Senate this week, and although the 2020 Presidential Election may still be months away, the Texas Primaries are just right around the corner! That's why this week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina are walking us through the first few days of the Impeachment Trial in the United States Senate, and recapping some of the week's biggest news stories in Texas... Read More

Duration:00:28:56

123: Will Texas Turn Blue In 2020?

1/17/2020
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina take a step back on the weekly rundown of the biggest news stories in Texas and National politics, to give us a 360 view on where Texas is going to be at the end of the year, and if "Texas will actually turn blue in 2020." Throughout this week's episode, Jeronimo and Brandon breakdown the most competitive House and Senate districts in the... Read More

Duration:00:29:00

122: Iran Conflict

1/10/2020
Party Politics co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina are BACK in the studio this week to give us the latest on the U.S. - Iran conflict, and to recap all things U.S. and Texas politics! In the first #PartyPoliticsPod of 2020, Brandon and Jeronimo discuss the most recent developments surrounding the U.S. - Iran conflict , including the political implications behind the U.S. military strikes that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and President Trump's decision... Read More

Duration:00:28:56

121: The Days to Come

12/19/2019
The Senate Impeachment Trial is officially underway and this week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina are walking us through the final weeks of politics in 2019! In this week's episode, Brandon and Jeronimo consider the next steps in the Impeachment Trial against President Trump and offer their insights on what to expect in the weeks to come as the trial moves into 2020. Ahead of the final Democratic Presidential Debate of... Read More

Duration:00:28:56

120: 2019 - A Year in Review with Jay Aiyer

12/13/2019
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina are joined by a very special guest for a year in review of the biggest political moments of Texas and National politics in 2019 ! It’s been a crazy year in politics – almost too crazy to keep up with— and that’s why Brandon and Jeronimo asked a very special guest and former co-host JAY AIYER in to help them assess the most pivotal... Read More

Duration:00:28:56

119: Impeachment, The Final Saga

12/6/2019
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina breakdown the latest breaking news updates from the 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign Trail, and offer their insights on Kamala Harris' shocking decision to drop of out the 2020 Presidential race earlier this week. As this very busy year in politics comes to an end, Jeronimo and Brandon walk us through the most recent updates from some of Texas' most competitive races ahead of the... Read More

Duration:00:28:56

118: Dem Debate No.5

11/22/2019
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina take a look at the biggest moments from Wednesday night's 5th Democratic Presidential Debates, and consider the political implications of each candidate's performances as we get closer and closer to the 2020 Democratic Primaries. On this week's #PartyPoliticsPod, Jeronimo and Brandon offer their insights on the greatest takeaways from this week's Impeachment Hearings, including the live testimony from U.S....

Duration:00:28:56

117: Impeachment Trial Underway

11/15/2019
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina walk us through the first week of official Impeachment Hearings on Capitol Hill, and discuss the potential impacts that the public testimonies and transcript may have on the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. In this week's episode, Jeronimo and Brandon catch us up on the most recent updates from the Rodney Reed Death Row Case, that has gained bipartisan support from government officials and... Read More

Duration:00:28:56

116: Election Results

11/8/2019
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina take an in-depth look at the 2019 Texas Ballot and breakdown all of the results from the 2019 Harris County Elections. On this week's episode, Jeronimo and Brandon take a look ahead at the upcoming 2020 Midterms as Texas continues to emerge as a battleground state, and analyze the results from the most competitive races in the 2019 Election cycle. Brandon and Jeronimo also... Read More

Duration:00:33:06

115: Impeachment Procedure

10/31/2019
On this week's episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina give us the latest on the political drama surrounding the impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill, and discuss the most recent developments in U.S. foreign affairs. This week, Jeronimo and Brandon catch us up on breaking news from the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign trail, and break down what's at stake in the special election race for Texas House District 28. NATIONAL TOPICS: 2020... Read More

Duration:00:29:12

114: Texas Amendments

10/24/2019
This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina provide a full political rundown on the latest news stories in Texas politics. On this week's episode, Jeronimo and Brandon explore the 10 proposed constitutional amendments that are on the Texas ballot in the upcoming November elections, and the political fallout from the release of Dennis Bonnen and Michael Quinn Sullivan's recorded conversation, last week. Brandon and Jeronimo also discuss the most... Read More

Duration:00:29:12

113: The Bonnen Tape

10/18/2019
Local, state, and national politics have been wall-to-wall with breaking news stories and political scandal this week! That's why on this week’s episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina provide a total recap of the latest drama with Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, and update us on the biggest takeaways from the most recent Democratic Presidential Debate. Brandon and Jeronimo also breakdown the greatest developments in the ongoing “impeachment saga”...

Duration:00:28:56