During the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, many of the state's biggest names and some of the nation’s most influential public figures visited Austin for three days of discussions on politics, policy and other issues facing Texas and the nation. The conversations featured presidential candidates, state and federal lawmakers, and experts on a range of topics affecting everyday Texans. Here's a look at the panels that were livestreamed during the Festival.
The Texas congressman on his decision to retire, his support of the president, the future of the Republican party, the surge of white supremacy and the crisis at the border.
El Paso Mayor Dee Margo and Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Nan Whaley on an unbearably tragic weekend in August and a remarkably resilient aftermath.
William McRaven, the retired four-star admiral and former chancellor of the University of Texas System, talks about life at sea, at war and in higher ed.
The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, on his race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
The former White House communications director on his 11 days of infamy, what he thinks of President Donald Trump and the media, and who’s going to win in 2020.
The former Texas congressman on his race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
Watch POLITICO’s Tim Alberta talk with 2016 campaign chiefs who know what worked and what didn’t — and how to pivot the strategy in 2020.
The U.S. senator from Minnesota on her race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
POLITICO Playbook co-authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman talk with House Freedom Caucus founding Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; Chairman Mark Meadows R-North Carolina; and member Chip Roy, R-Austin.
The host of MSNBC’s “All In” talks to Texas' junior senator about small government, big tech, the Senate vs. the House and his relationship with the president.
In a two-part discussion, POLITICO’s Ryan Heath unpacks potential solutions to improve the state of our politics today. Part one features Heath in conversation with Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. In part two, Heath and a panel of special guests talk about real-life experiments and pie-in-the-sky ideas.
The U.S senator from Colorado on his race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
POLITICO’s Laura Barrón-López leads a discussion about how border and immigration policy and politics are shaping the 2020 landscape.
The former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on his race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
POLITICO’s Helena Bottemiller Evich leads a panel discussion about the state of agriculture in 2020 and beyond
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on making Congress work, a presidency without precedent, the coming elections and her vision for a better America.
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