Takeaways From Texas, As Midterms Kick Off The first primary votes of 2018 are in, in Texas. Democrats had a strong showing, turning out over a million voters. But Republicans still outnumbered them, by a solid half a million votes. And a record number of women ran — and many of them won. This episode: host/political reporter Asma Khalid, political editor Domenico Montanaro and congressional correspondent Susan Davis, with a special guest appearance from Ben Philpott of KUT in Austin, Texas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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Takeaways From Texas, As Midterms Kick Off

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Takeaways From Texas, As Midterms Kick Off

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Takeaways From Texas, As Midterms Kick Off

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The first primary votes of 2018 are in, in Texas. Democrats had a strong showing, turning out over a million voters. But Republicans still outnumbered them, by a solid half a million votes. And a record number of women ran — and many of them won. This episode: host/political reporter Asma Khalid, political editor Domenico Montanaro and congressional correspondent Susan Davis, with a special guest appearance from Ben Philpott of KUT in Austin, Texas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.