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Steele Trap

12/10/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters discuss downtown housing incentives, the fire union’s broken promise on collective bargaining and the push to repeal paid sick leave. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:25:08

A Post-Sculley San Antonio

12/3/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about Sheryl Sculley’s legacy and the impact of her retirement announcement. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:27:09

Mayoral Preview

11/27/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the looming election battle in San Antonio and the polarizing effect of electric scooters. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:25:05

Jones Concedes

11/20/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about Gina Ortiz Jones’s concession in U.S. District 23, the fragile state of the city’s Triple-A bond rating and the way that Beto O’Rourke looms over Julián Castro’s plans. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:26:45

Provisional Ballot Drama

11/12/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the unsettled U.S. District 23 race, the impact of Propositions B and C and the controversy surrounding Bexar County’s Veterans Service Office. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:30:02

Election Postmortem

11/7/2018
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Special guest Josh Brodesky joins Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters for a discussion of the 2018 midterm results. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:27:24

Midterm Fever

10/29/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with local author and former E-N columnist Cary Clack about the 2018 midterm elections. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:27:20

Busting a MOVE

10/22/2018
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DESCRIPTION: Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with MOVE Texas Executive Director H. Drew Galloway about the 2018 midterms and his organization’s persistent efforts to get young people to the polls. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:28:20

Into The Fire

10/15/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the secret recordings of fire-union president Chris Steele and the debate over the Alamo Plaza redesign plan. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:31:15

Anatomy of an Upset

10/8/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with Republican consultant Matt Mackowiak about his work in the recent Senate District 19 special election, Beto O'Rourke's chances against Ted Cruz and what to look for in U.S. District 23. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:26:22

Taking It From the TOP

10/2/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with Michelle Tremillo, executive director of the Texas Organizing Project, about paid sick leave, the firefighters’ ballot propositions and midterm voter turnout. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:32:11

Steele Fabrication

9/24/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about Senate District 19, District Attorney Nico LaHood and the fire union’s misdirection play on last week’s canceled town hall. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:32:24

A Visit From Juany Torres

9/18/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about charter-school tax exemptions, proposed electric-scooter regulations and Latino voter outreach with San Antonio political guru Juany Torres. That and more on this week's episode of Puro Politics. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:27:50

Road to November

9/11/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the Hardberger Park land bridge, the shadow organization behind the Bexar County Democratic Party and the latest news surrounding the fire union’s ballot propositions. That and more on this week's episode of Puro Politics. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:30:22

Kevin Wolff Visits the Pod

9/5/2018
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The Bexar County commissioner talks about city/county conflict, why the county GOP chair should resign and how this state should address rising property taxes. That and more on this week’s episode of Puro Politics. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:19:40

Two Joshes on the Pod

8/28/2018
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Special guest Josh Brodesky joins Gilbert Garcia, Josh Baugh and Brian Chasnoff as they discuss the Alamo Plaza master plan, the latest legal wrangling over the fire-union’s ballot propositions and the impact of Beto O’Rourke’s viral video. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:28:00

City Hall Ambivalence

8/21/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the contradictory politics behind the passage of paid sick leave and the courtroom uncertainty surrounding three propositions from the fire union. That and more on this week's episode of Puro Politics. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:27:01

Week of Reckoning

8/14/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about how this week will determine whether or not three proposed charter amendments from the fire union and a paid sick leave initiative end up on the November ballot. That and more on this week's episode of Puro Politics. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:38:34

Senators & Cenotaphs

8/7/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the Senate District 19 runoff, the Alamo Plaza cenotaph debate and a new Netflix documentary featuring District Attorney Nico LaHood. That and more on this week's episode of Puro Politics. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:29:27

Special Guests Bill Lambrecht & Silvia Foster-Frau

8/2/2018
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Jasper Scherer fills in for host Gilbert Garcia, joined by Brian Chasnoff and special guests Silvia Foster-Frau and Bill Lambreckt.

Duration:00:18:58