This Week in Politics: Gun Background Checks, Paxton Goes to Court and Perry’s Bad Week

The Texas Tribune’s Ayan Mittra joins the Standard to discuss the weeks news in politics.

By Emily DonahueAugust 31, 2015 9:09 am,

This week: A call for more background checks after the televised murder of two Virginia journalists, Attorney General Ken Paxton’s first courtroom appearance as a criminal defendant and a bad, bad week for former Governor Rick Perry’s presidential bid.

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