TribLive: Staples on Border Violence, the 2/3 Rule

Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples at TribLive on  May 12, 2011.
Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples at TribLive on May 12, 2011.

At last Thursday's TribLive conversation, I interviewed Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples about the impact of drug-fueled violence on border farmers and ranchers, what he thinks about the Senate's two-thirds rule, his nascent campaign for lieutenant governor in 2014 and more. Three extended clips from the interview are attached below. Full audio can be found here; full video can be found here.

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