Why the heck won’t David Gregory factcheck his guests? The host of Meet the Press declined a proposal from NYU’s Jay Rosen to factcheck the show. The Sunday shows tend to drone around the periphery of partisan talking points. On The Media has follow up with Chas Danner who, with another college student, is fact checking the Sunday shows for Gregory and other Sunday shows.
It’s the final installment of the PMT political podcast before Election Day on November 2.
Texas Public Radio’s Terry Gildea and PMT’s Michael Olson breakdown the latest developments in the Governor’s race and key U.S. House races in Texas.
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Susan Combs and George P. Bush had a rare bird problem. Last month, the former state comptroller and the current Texas land commissioner argued that the endangered species designation of a Central Texas songbird jeopardized military readiness. But an official at Fort Hood contradicted them by saying the post no longer operates under training restrictions due
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will spend much of August on an eight-state “Cruz Country” bus tour through the South, as his team looks beyond the first four 2016 states to March’s delegate-heavy SEC Primary states, including Georgia and Texas. Politico
Republican leaders in Austin remained quiet Saturday as Democrats and government watchdogs lambasted Attorney General Ken Paxton amid reports that the state’s top law enforcement official was indicted on state securities fraud charges. Dallas Morning News