The Ticket was a weekly look at presidential politics from a Texas perspective in the leadup to the 2016 election. It included veteran political reporters Jay Rootof The Texas Tribune and Ben Philpott of KUT News. Find it on SoundCloud and Stitcher.
This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott dives back into the Donald Trump presidential campaign. First he talks with Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey about whether or not journalists should be blamed for Trump’s rise to GOP frontrunner.
Then he chats with This American Life producer Zoe Chase about an historical political strategy being invoked by some conservatives to keep Trump from getting elected president: The Hamilton Rule.