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.
Ben Philpott and Jay Root hosted a pre-presidential debate edition of The Ticket at KLRU's historic studio 6A — where they went beyond the election to talk about what's next for Republicans and Democrats in Texas.
Check out our live Tribune Festival edition of the TribCast and The Ticket 2016, featuring Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, state Rep. Chris Paddie, politicos Sarah Isgur Flores and Erick Erickson, and music from the Bad Precedents.
This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott talks with a couple of people on the ground in Cleveland at the GOP national convention including a Data Editor at Google who is tracking real-time reaction to the speeches.
This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott and The Texas Tribune's Jay Root dissect terrorism speeches from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and hear from Democratic strategist Colin Strother on whether Texas is actually in play.
This week on The Ticket 2016 podcast: KUT’s Ben Philpott talks with ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd on what's next for the GOP, and he takes a peek at the upcoming Texas Republican convention.
This week on The Ticket podcast: KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root talk with presumptive Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson about the struggle third party candidates have breaking through the two-party political system.
This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root talk political media with two digital media strategists. That includes a look back at some of the most famous and infamous political ads in history.
This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root educate themselves about what could happen at a contested convention by taking Convention 101 with teacher and former Texas GOP Chairman Steve Munisteri.
This week on The Ticket podcast, we check in with conservative Hispanic activist Temo Muniz to see how he feels about the Republican primaries. And pollster Jim Henson tells us what's brewing ahead of Super Tuesday.
This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root explain the evolution of the attack ad — and get some analysis on Chris Christie's recent bump in the polls from New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz.