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Patrick Svitek

Patrick Svitek is the primary political correspondent for The Texas Tribune, and editor of The Blast, the Tribune's subscription-only daily newsletter for political insiders. Patrick logged countless miles on the 2016 campaign trail, covering the many Texas angles of the momentous presidential race. He previously worked for the Houston Chronicle's Austin bureau. He graduated in 2014 from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He originally is from Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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A candidate's explosive past, a transportation commissioner's multiple hats and #MeToo at the Texas Capitol (podcast)

On this week's TribCast, Patrick talks to Alexa, Jay and Ross about a state House candidate's pipe bomb-making history, a Texas transportation commissioner's conflict of interest, the ongoing discussion about sexual harassment at the state Capitol and the Democratic gubernatorial primary.

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