Texas Tribune TribCast
By The Texas Tribune
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Hosted by Texas Tribune's editor-in-chief Emily Ramshaw and featuring a rotating cast of Tribune reporters, editors and special guests, the TribCast is an informal – and, with luck, amusing – discussion of Texas politics and policy. New episodes post each week.
||CleanTribCast: Everything you need to know about the Texas Tribune Festival||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Patrick and Agnes about our first-ever downtown Texas Tribune Festival, Tuesday night's San Antonio special election upset and the latest Cruz-O'Rourke polling.||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: San Antonio gears up for another special election||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the SD-19 special election match-up, Ted Cruz's likability as a factor in his U.S. Senate race and the latest entrants to the Texas House Speaker's race. New Jersey Sen. Cory Boo...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: Trump vows to stump for Cruz in Texas||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about Donald Trump's vow to stump for Ted Cruz, the Cruz campaign's attacks on Beto O'Rourke and the most competitive congressional races in November.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: It's all Beto all the time||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Shannon and Emma about the national spotlight on the Ted Cruz/Beto O'Rourke race, the new chancellor of the University of Texas System and the Austin man selling 3D printed gun blueprints online.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: A new name in the speaker's race, an ouster at Texas Tech||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Dave about Travis Clardy's addition to the House Speaker's race, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, Chancellor Robert Duncan's surprise ouster from the Texas Tech University Syst...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: Slow family reunifications, Cruz-O'Rourke TV ads||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Marissa and Emma about moldy, rat-infested state office buildings, family reunifications at the border, TV ads in the U.S. Senate race and a Republican state lawmaker's tough words for the Texas governor.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: A San Antonio special election surprise, latest Cruz-O'Rourke polling||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Jolie and Patrick about the Republican who came out on top in Tuesday's Texas Senate special election, how conservatives reacted to Gov. Greg Abbott's cautious consideration of a "red flag" gun law a...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: Looming family reunification deadlines and moldy state office buildings||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Emma about Texas' mold-infested state health services building, whether the feds will meet a court-ordered deadline for migrant family reunifications and why some Republican statewide offic...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: More fundraising headlines, Texas GOP reaction to Trump and Russia, SD-19 special election||On this week's TribCast, Patrick talks to Ross, Aman and Evan about the latest campaign finance reports, how Texas Republicans reacted to President Donald Trump's summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and the July 31 special election for Senat...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: Democrats make it rain in some key races||On this week's TribCast, Patrick talks to Evan, Ross and Neena about Democrats' impressive fundraising in the U.S. Senate race and some congressional contests, as well as about the latest developments in the family separation crisis at the Texas-M...||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribCast: The latest on the shifting immigration crisis||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick, Marissa and Emma about the politics at play in the ongoing border crisis and how countries with striking similarities to Texas have brought down their maternal mortality rates.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrisis on the border, 5-year anniversary of the Wendy Davis filibuster and the latest UT/Texas Tribune poll||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Jay, Neena, Edgar and Ross about inconsistent efforts to reunify immigrant parents and kids on the border, how Texas voters feel about separating families in the name of immigration enforcement, and the lega...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFamily separations, political horse races, guns, weed and the NFL, from the UT/TT pollsters||In this special edition of the TribCast, Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey sits down with University of Texas at Austin pollsters Daron Shaw, Jim Henson and Josh Blank to talk about the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImmigrant family separations, Pain and Profit in Medicaid managed care||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Emma and The Dallas Morning News' Dave McSwane about the separation of immigrant families on the Texas-Mexico border and McSwane's Pain and Profit series about misdeeds in the state's Medicaid managed ...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Blood Will Tell" investigation, death row with disabilities||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Jolie and the New York Times Magazine and ProPublica's Pamela Colloff on Pam's two-part "Blood Will Tell" series on blood spatter analysis and the state's consideration of intellectual disabilities in ...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTexas and SCOTUS, George P. Bush's "fake news," Senate race heats up||In this edition of the TribCast, Texas Tribune reporter Patrick Svitek sits down with CEO Evan Smith, executive editor Ross Ramsey and reporter Emma Platoff.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking at Greg Abbott's response to Santa Fe||In this edition of the TribCast, Texas Tribune political reporter Patrick Svitek sits down with CEO Evan Smith, executive editor Ross Ramsey and education reporter Aliyya Swaby.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDissecting Tuesday’s party primary runoffs in Texas||In this edition of the TribCast, the first one after the party primary runoffs, Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey sits down with Political Editor Aman Batheja and reporters Patrick Svitek and Emma Platoff. Among the topics this week: 1....||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComptroller Hegar downplays potential tax benefit of sports gambling in Texas||In this edition of the TribCast, the last before the May 22 primary runoff, Texas Tribune Editor-in-Chief Emily Ramshaw sits down with CEO Evan Smith, Executive Editor Ross Ramsey, political reporter Patrick Svitek and a special guest, Texas Compt...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForecasting the Valdez-White debate and understaffed Texas prisons (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Patrick and Jolie about Friday's lone Democratic gubernatorial debate, massive understaffing at one Texas prison and what runoff turnout might look like.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDebate drama, Austin scooters, the Texas speaker's race (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Emma about who's debating whom in the Senate and gubernatorial matchups, what's next for Austin's scooters and the latest names to emerge in the Texas House speaker's race.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCannabis oil, special elections and redistricting (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Ross talked to Evan, Patrick, Alex and Democratic congressional candidate Dr. Christine Eady Mann about the upcoming runoffs, a hurried special election coming up, Texas redistricting litigation in the U.S. Supreme Court, ...||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRedistricting hits SCOTUS, Stockman gets convicted (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Patrick, Alexa about the Supreme Court-bound Texas redistricting case, Ted Cruz's latest fundraising numbers and former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman's criminal conviction. Democratic congressional candidat...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSD-19, higher ed hunger, Paul Ryan's exit (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Evan talks to Ross, Patrick, Shannon and State Rep. Roland Gutierrez about the possibility of a Senate special election, food insecurity on college campuses and how the U.S. House speaker's unexpected retirement affects Te...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCD-23, O'Rourke's fundraising haul, Cornyn's gun policy (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick, Corrie and Democratic congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones about the CD-23 race, Beto O'Rourke's latest fundraising haul and the kickoff of Ted Cruz's reelection campaign.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCensus citizenship question, March for Our Lives, Tillerson for UT chancellor? (podcast)||Republican congressional candidate Chip Roy joins the TribCast crew to discuss his upcoming runoff. Plus, we tackle the 2020 census, the March for Our Lives protests and whether Rex Tillerson could be the University of Texas System's next chancell...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAustin bombings, Ted Cruz and Cambridge Analytica (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Emily talked to Evan, Patrick, Alex and Democratic congressional candidate M.J. Hegar about Hegar's impending runoff, the Austin bombings and another client of now-notorious Cambridge Analytics, Ted Cruz.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDistrict attorney drama, general election predictions (podcast)||On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Patrick, Jolie and GOP political consultant Tyler Norris about the primary night defeats of several district attorneys and what general election races will be the toughest matchups.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive TribCast: Deconstructing the 2018 Texas primaries||On this week's special live edition of the TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Patrick and Abby about the big takeaways from 2018 primary night — and looks ahead to the May runoffs.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThat time Oprah beefed with the Texas cattle industry (podcast)||In this special edition of the Tribcast, reporter and producer Neena Satija talks with editor Aman Batheja about his story on Oprah Winfrey's beef with the Texas cattle industry.||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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Finally an organization with in-depth coverage of the politics and news in Austin and this podcast delivers it all, and without being too stuffy about it. Informative, and fun to listen to.
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Smart, colorful discussion of current Texas politics. Highly recommended.