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The Ticket: Religion's Role in the 2016 Race

This week on The Ticket: Jay Root and Ben Philpott talk religion and the 2016 race with Sarah Posner of Religion Dispatches and WPLN reporter Chas Sisk.

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The Ticket was a weekly look at presidential politics from a Texas perspective in the leadup to the 2016 election. It included veteran political reporters Jay Root of The Texas Tribune and Ben Philpott of KUT NewsFind it on SoundCloud and Stitcher

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This week on The Ticket: The Texas Tribune's Jay Root and KUT's Ben Philpott look at the role religion is playing in the 2016 presidential race. They talk with Sarah Posner of Religion Dispatches on how religion is being used in the GOP Primary. Then they hear from WPLN and the NPR Political Reporting Partnership's Chas Sisk about a Republican Muslim in Tennessee who's having trouble finding acceptance in his chosen party.

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