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Texas Take: The Podcast

By Houston Chronicle

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The Lone Star State’s politicians are outspoken, colorful, humorous and sometimes maddening characters who exemplify the historical Bigger Than Life view that Texas has of itself, whether in Austin or on the national stage. That ensures that Texas politics is seldom boring, often amusing and never lacking in colorful intrigue and drama. The Houston Chronicle’s Austin Bureau, led by Mike Ward and Scott Braddock of the Quorum Report, cover all the action, from smoke-filled room to raucous filibuster, and each week we go behind the top headlines for an insider’s skinny on what’s really going on with insiders at the storied Pink Dome. Informative, relevant, entertaining and often hilarious. Direct from Austin, this is the “Texas Take.”

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Great local take on national and state events

Well balanced perspective on today's events

Everything Texas Politics

Scott and Mike go through what is happening in the Texas Legislature, and, more importantly, make it understandable and interesting.

Just like being in Austin

Mike and Scott do a great job. They're smooth, focused and they give you an inside look when it comes to being in the Capitol press corps. Head and shoulders above the rest. (And Disclaimer: I do write for the Quorum Report.)

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