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2015 Tribune Festival: Videos of the Keynote Sessions

During the keynote sessions of the 2015 Texas Tribune Festival, we featured one-on-one conversations with Dan Patrick, Joe Straus, Nancy Pelosi and Julián Castro. You can watch those interviews and videos of our other keynote sessions here.

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Video: Make 2016 Great Again

Here's full video of our "Make 2016 Great Again" panel discussion Sunday at The Texas Tribune Festival. The panel featured Amy Chozick of The New York Times, Peter Hamby of Snapchat, Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker and Dave Weigel of The Washington Post.

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Video: Homeland Security Begins at Home

Here's full video of our "Homeland Security Begins at Home" panel discussion Saturday at The Texas Tribune Festival. The panel featured U.S. Reps. Joaquin Castro, Henry Cuellar, Blake Farenthold, Beto O'Rourke and John Ratcliffe.

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Video: Can the Center Hold?

Here's full video of our "Can the Center Hold?" panel discussion Saturday at The Texas Tribune Festival. The panel featured former U.S. Sens. Evan Bayh and Kay Bailey Hutchison, former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros and former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu.

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Texans in Congress Again Target Oil Export Ban

The nation’s capital is bracing for a frenetic fall. At best, Congress can expect a four-month legislative slog through everything from Iran to abortion; at worst, the government could shut down. It's anyone’s guess what that will mean for a renewed push to end the country's crude oil export ban.

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