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TribCast: What does a Dennis Bonnen speakership look like?

On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Matthew and Cassi about the likely next speaker of the Texas House, the start of bill filing for the 2019 legislative session and an incoming Texas congressman's stint on Saturday Night Live.

State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, just before a press conference to announce he has the necessary support to be the next speaker of the Texas House of representatives, on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.


The Texas Tribune put this podcast on hiatus in August 2023 due to staffing changes in the newsroom. The TribCast was The Texas Tribune’s weekly political podcast, hosted by Matthew Watkins and featuring a rotating cast of editors, reporters and other guests.

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