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From the statehouse to the campaign trail, you'll get the inside scoop from political reporters Cassandra Pollock and Alex Samuels, and the notebooks of more than a dozen of Texas' top political reporters.

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Each day, we go beyond the headlines to explain what political movements mean and filter out the partisan noise.

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Highlights from our nonscientific survey of a carefully curated list of political insiders who capture the Capitol Zeitgeist. Plus, industry news on career moves, key upcoming events and meetings.

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