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A weekly podcast hosted by metro columnist Gilbert Garcia with a roundtable of the Express-News political team, investigative reporter Brian Chasnoff and business editor Greg Jefferson. Join them as they examine current events, hash out rivalries and go on the record with guests from local and state arenas.

A weekly podcast hosted by metro columnist Gilbert Garcia with a roundtable of the Express-News political team, investigative reporter Brian Chasnoff and business editor Greg Jefferson. Join them as they examine current events, hash out rivalries and go on the record with guests from local and state arenas.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly podcast hosted by metro columnist Gilbert Garcia with a roundtable of the Express-News political team, investigative reporter Brian Chasnoff and business editor Greg Jefferson. Join them as they examine current events, hash out rivalries and go on the record with guests from local and state arenas.

Twitter:

@expressnews

Language:

English

Contact:

(210) 250-3000


Episodes

Episode 163: Larson Walks Away

10/18/2021
Why the San Antonio Republican had his fill of the Texas House.

Duration:00:28:58

Episode 162: Nelson Wolff's Legacy

10/11/2021
Express-News reporters ponder who will fill the county judge's shoes.

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 161: Remembering Roddy Stinson

10/4/2021
The Express-News politics team remembers legendary columnist Roddy Stinson, as well as redistricting maps and Democrat candidate Matthew Dowd. Read: Roddy Stinson, former San Antonio Express-News columnist and champion for the voiceless, has died

Duration:00:24:40

Episode 160: Does Beto have a real chance?

9/27/2021
Breaking down the governor's race, Del Rio and District 118.

Duration:00:28:13

Episode 159: The Mario Bravo Interview

9/20/2021
City Council District 1 Councilman Mario Bravo talks about homelessness, CPS Energy, and how to improve the city budget process.

Duration:00:20:50

Episode 158: Drawing the lines for Texas congressional districts

9/13/2021
The president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, Lydia Camarillo, talks about the possibility of a new district in San Antonio. Read: Abbott: Third special legislative session will begin Sept. 20

Duration:00:27:33

Episode 157: Law professor on the Texas abortion law SB8

9/7/2021
Al Kauffman says the enforcement mechanism used for SB8 is unprecedented in the history of the abortion debate and is designed to ‘avoid court interpretation.' Related: Anti-abortion laws used to exempt cases of rape and incest. Not anymore in Texas.

Duration:00:26:13

Episode 156: Former DA Nico LaHood in a fascinating showdown

8/30/2021
The Express-News political team explores the fascinating possibilities of a potential showdown between San Antonio's former district attorney Nico LaHood and state Rep. Lyle Larson. Read more: Garcia: Former DA LaHood seriously considering a run for Texas House

Duration:00:20:18

Episode 155: The Mike Collier Interview

8/23/2021
Lieutenant governor hopeful dissects Dan Patrick's policy failures

Duration:00:26:58

Episode 154: Abbott's Folly

8/16/2021
How the governor's recklessness is putting Texas communities at risk

Duration:00:28:19

Episode 153: Abbott's COVID Politics

8/2/2021
Why the governor refuses to respond to the delta-variant surge

Duration:00:25:09

Episode 152: The Beto O'Rourke Interview

7/26/2021
Former El Paso congressman talks voting rights and the 2022 election.

Duration:00:26:49

Episode 151: Texas Dems in D.C.

7/19/2021
Breaking down the Legislature's quorum break and Shirley Gonzales's interest in the Housing Commission post.

Duration:00:25:59

Episode 150: Adam Serwer on cruelty in the Trump era

7/6/2021
Based in San Antonio, Adam Serwer is a staff writer for The Atlantic. He talks about his new book, "The Cruelty is the Point." Read more: Adam Serwer explains why 'The Cruelty is the Point' of Trump's platform

Duration:00:34:56

Episode 149: Don't believe the Alamo hype

6/28/2021
Columnist Chris Tomlinson talks about his new book, 'Forget the Alamo' which debunks 185 years of Alamo myth-making. Read more: Forget the Alamo's myths, do not risk San Antonio's reputation

Duration:00:31:52

Episode 148: Rescue-boat Rift

6/21/2021
Express-News journalist Scott Huddleston joins the show and breaks down the conflict between Trish DeBerry and Javier Salazar and ‘the most discussed boat ever in San Antonio.’

Duration:00:32:04

Episode 147: The Lyle Larson Interview

6/14/2021
Texas representative Lyle Larson from San Antonio speaks out on SB 7, electric grid, Medicaid expansion and Dan Patrick. Read more: ‘The lieutenant governor is just a jerk’: Lyle Larson takes on Dan Patrick

Duration:00:39:20

Episode 146: Runoff recap and Texas Legislature walkout

6/7/2021
The Express-News political team breaks down the tilt to the left in the City Council, and Austin bureau reporter Cayla Harris discusses SB 7, the voting bill, and the historic walkout at the Capitol. Read more: Will the GOP election law undergo changes in a special session?

Duration:00:33:07

Episode 145: Runoff Preview

5/24/2021
Express-News reporters assess the five City Council races still in play.

Duration:00:31:16

Episode 144: Nirenberg's Bipartisan Triumph

5/17/2021
Election data shows how the mayor flipped precincts he lost in 2019

Duration:00:27:12