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TribCast: The Beto O'Rourke 2020 boomlet; will Ken Paxton's prosecutors get paid?

On this week's TribCast, Patrick talks to Aman, Emma and Cassi about the 2020 presidential buzz surrounding Beto O'Rourke, the latest in the securities fraud case against Ken Paxton and the debate over a Confederate plaque at the state Capitol.

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, speaks to supporters after losing to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, in El Paso on Nov. 6, 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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