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Trump's Bounce Fades After Democratic Convention (Podcast)

This week on The Ticket: Jay Root and Ben Philpott revisit Donald Trump's bad week on the campaign trail and dissect the latest polls with UT-Austin pollster Jim Henson.

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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: With the party conventions finally over, The Texas Tribune's Jay Root and KUT's Ben Philpott dive into what the race looks likes as the campaigns really kick off — and what Donald Trump's very bad week could mean for his numbers.

One of the biggest stories of the week was the post-convention polls. We'll have UT-Austin pollster Jim Henson guide us through all the big bounces in the last month.

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