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A Visit From Justin Rodriguez

3/19/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News reporters talk to Bexar County’s newest commissioner about San Pedro Creek Culture Park, the county jail and what it’s like filling Paul Elizondo’s shoes. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/.

Duration:00:27:15

The Debate Over Mayoral Debates

3/12/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters discuss Greg Brockhouse’s assertion that Ron Nirenberg is ducking him. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/.

Duration:00:22:46

Bargain-basement Bargaining

3/4/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News reporters welcome Iris Dimmick of the Rivard Report for a discussion on the city’s talks with the fire union and the political impact of S.A’s climate plan. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/.

Duration:00:26:07

Court in Session

2/26/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with District Court Judge Velia Meza about criminal justice reform, this state’s partisan judicial elections and her experiences growing up in El Paso. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/.

Duration:00:28:20

The Joe Gonzales Interview

2/19/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with Bexar County’s new district attorney about criminal justice reform, the Genene Jones case and his efforts to change the culture of the DA’s office. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/.

Duration:00:23:36

A Visit From Greg Brockhouse

2/12/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with the District 6 councilman about his mayoral campaign and his vision for S.A. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:26:08

Dockless in San Antonio

2/4/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk with Casey Whittington, the national director of government affairs for Blue Duck, about the future of e-scooters in S.A. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:24:03

Here Comes the Walsh Era

1/29/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk about the imminent appointment of Erik Walsh as city manager, the 2019 City Council races and the felony conviction that could make a Texas House hopeful ineligible to run. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:25:07

A Visit From Laura Barberena

1/22/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk to the San Antonio consultant about her work in the 2018 DA race, the changing state of political messaging and Erik Walsh’s rise to the city manager’s office. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:27:41

The Return of TMF

1/15/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters talk to state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer about the 2019 legislative session, Justin Rodriguez’s appointment to the Commissioners Court and Julián Castro’s presidential-campaign kickoff. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:23:23

Remembering Elizondo

1/8/2019
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters discuss the death of Paul Elizondo, the appointment of Justin Rodriguez and the beginning of this year’s legislative session. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:21:21

Farewell, Tea Biscuit

12/23/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters discuss the biggest local news stories of 2018. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:24:29

Council Shuffle

12/17/2018
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Host Gilbert Garcia and a team of San Antonio Express-News political reporters discuss Cruz Shaw’s resignation, last week’s big news from Rey Saldaña and Julián Castro’s semi-official presidential campaign. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/politics/.

Duration:00:24:31

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