Texas Standard For September 4, 2018

Chaos as the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings kick off on Capitol Hill. But as the focus falls on the high court, is another judicial transformation underway? We’ll take a look. And: The Latino vote’s long been called the sleeping giant in Texas politics. Texas Democrats are sending a wake up call and trying to get them to the polls in bigger numbers. Will it work? Also: Labor groups are scoring victories in a push for paid leave – but are they wasting time and money? Plus: Chasing Lightnin’ in Houston: a 1959 recording of bluesman Lightnin’ Hopkins back in print. We’ll explore his hold on Texas and American music, plus a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardSeptember 4, 2018 11:45 am|