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Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

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Gage Skidmore

The Playlist: Halo

Astute audiophiles noted that George P. Bush initially selected a surprising back-track for the YouTube video announcing his bid for Texas land commissioner. That song — "Halo" by Beyoncé — leads off this week's playlist.

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Christopher Dilts

Jeremy Bird: The TT Interview

The senior adviser to the new high-profile Democratic group Battleground Texas on what he thinks it will take to make the state politically competitive for Democrats and why he thinks it's possible.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribCast: The Bushes, Medicaid and UT School of Law

Evan, Emily, Ben and Reeve talk about George P. Bush's launch of his bid for land commissioner, the chances of Medicaid expansion in Texas, and the ongoing questions about the University of Texas Law School Foundation.

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Bob Daemmrich

UT System Leader Expresses Concerns Over Campus Carry

As lawmakers prepare to discuss allowing concealed handguns in college and university buildings on Thursday, the chancellor of the state's largest university system continues to express his concerns with such proposals.


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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

At Hearing, UT Law School Foundation Admits "Mistakes"

John Massey, the board president of the University of Texas Law School Foundation, said in a legislative hearing on Tuesday that the organization made "mistakes" in the operation of its now-defunct forgivable loan program.

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SXSWedu: Can You Teach an Old College New Tricks?

University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet García, Antioch University Chancellor Felice Nudelman and Steven Mintz, of the University of Texas System's Institute for Transformational Learning, discuss rapid changes facing higher education.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Playlist: Taxman

This week, state Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, filed a tax bill. And so, paying homage to that development, our weekly news-themed playlist leads off with Texas' own Stevie Ray Vaughan and his rendition of "Taxman."

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Graphic by Ben Hasson / Todd Wiseman

TribCast Plus: A Deeper Look at the UT/TT Poll

The guys behind the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll — Jim Henson, Daron Shaw and Joshua Blank — sit down with Reeve for a special edition of the TribCast to shed some light on their process and the significance of their latest numbers.

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