CEO of @texastribune. Host of @overheardpbs. Former editor of @texasmonthly. Political junkie, passable tennis player, @wilco fanboy, future ex-vegetarian.
Of all the side dish issues to emerge from #txlege, this has come up most frequently since May at audience q&as with legislators at @TexasTribune events around the state twitter.com/TexasTribune/s…
@RepLyleLarson *goes there* — says state with one of world’s largest economies and raft of challenges can’t do its biz for five months every two years. Proposes #txlege meet for 70 days every year from mid-March to May mysanantonio.com/opinion/commen… #presscorpscheers
national media still jabbering about @BetoORourke running for #txsen 🙄 https://t.co/Hi8snkSR54
Happy birthday @CEssig!
Happy birthday @alexazura!
RT @pulitzercenter: Austin, TX: Please join us on Friday, September 27 at 1pm at Hutson-Tillotson University for a special conversation wit…
@wsj: @POTUS asked president of Ukraine eight times to investigate @joebiden’s son in a July phone call wsj.com/articles/trump…
Posthumous advice from @boonepickens: "Be humble. I always believed the higher a monkey climbs in the tree, the more people below can see his ass. You don’t have to be that monkey" linkedin.com/pulse/final-me…
@morningmoneyben @dicktofel @BresPolitico Nah, we don’t need Domingo German and his eight million wins in the playoffs #FFS
sincere q: how many polls were there in which trump led clinton? that part of my brain has been zapped twitter.com/ForecasterEnte…
Happy birthday and xx to @cohenesque
Happy birthday @ashleyhebler!
RT @evanasmith: One week from today: #TribFest19’s pre-game + opening night. @HurdOnTheHill @GovBillWeld @JeffFlake @bariweiss @ktumulty @w…
RT @vmsalama: BREAKING: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 bid nbcnews.com/politics/2020-…
RT @harrylitman: this is part of the @TexasTribune Festival run by @evanasmith, who included @talkingfedspod in his killer annual party thi…
#TribFest2019 is this Sept 26-28 & you can get a free bus pass to get there-details on Trib’s website. Find out what to expect at the Texas Tribune Festival with @CapMetroCEO Randy Clarke and Co-founder & CEO of @TexasTribune @evanasmith. youtu.be/i7Ctlug78Jg
Leaving aside q of whether weed should be legal — truly believe putting on ballot in Texas would produce surprising result, as it has in other conservative, liberty-loving states. On this subject, Texas may be more Western than Southern texastribune.org/2019/09/19/bet… #txlege
These pundits are bringing their hot takes. We're bringing the stage. Join us live at #TribFest19 for a discussion with @matthewjdowd, @Elise_Jordan, @jmpalmieri, @TheRickWilson and @DavidJollyFL! @evanasmith moderates. Register today: bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/kALAzp4c0W
One of best things we do at @TexasTribune is enthusiastically mentor + train next generation of journalists. Alums of our fellows program include young stars in newsrooms around U.S.: @jslovegrove @shefalil @elizabethrkoh @eliokun @matthewchoi2018 @nicolecobler @emfoxhall 1/x
 
Over the years we have hired many of our fellows too — they are our own stars, and Texas is better for their amazing work. They include @alexazura @emmaplatoff @AlexSamuelsx5 @cassi_pollock @ShannonNajma @ewaltersTX @bobbycblanchard 2/x
 
We pay our fellows a generous stipend each semester so they’re not forced to choose between a job during school and a pre-professional opp. The opp *is* their job. Result is, more than just kids who can afford to work for free apply. Socioeconomic diversity = the secret sauce 3/x
 
Big wind-up to this: Deadline for applying to be in next classes of fellows is 10/4 for spring, 11/15 for summer. Paid fellowships in art, engineering, engagement, events, marketing/comms, multimedia, photography, + reporting in Austin and D.C. Join us! texastribune.org/jobs/editorial…
One week from today: #TribFest19’s pre-game + opening night. @HurdOnTheHill @GovBillWeld @JeffFlake @bariweiss @ktumulty @wendydavis @pkafka @marysdesk @RepMaryGonzalez @TheRickWilson @BuzzFeedBen @mattklewis @benjaminwittes @DLind @cjane87 @mattyglesias festival.texastribune.org https://t.co/Ppua2WFjLG
this is very smart, @dicktofel — an important read for all nonprofit journalism orgs twitter.com/dicktofel/stat…
RT @amyewalter: Dear young aspiring journalists, the reason for the outpouring of sadness and love for Cokie Roberts isn’t just b/c she was…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Charlie Levitt, @tarrantgop precinct chair who’s been active w/ NE Tarrant Tea Party/@TrueTXProject, is considering prim…
one of the most @jackshafer tweets ever. now do mother theresa twitter.com/jackshafer/sta…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Inbox: @DanPatrick, who’s currently taking heat from his right on guns, volunteers a five-paragraph statement blasting @…
$17,000 a year in Knoxville, TN. This was 1988. I felt like the Monopoly piece with the monocle. twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
i will donate any amount if you remove that picture of me in a jean jacket twitter.com/bobbycblanchar…
does this mean no media credentials in the senate next #txlege? 🤔 twitter.com/evanasmith/sta…
@danpatrick to @mqsullivan: “You are destroying our party.” Man, we are in uncharted waters #txlege twitter.com/DanPatrick/sta…
 
Confession: I sorta wonder if this @MQSullivan @DanPatrick fight over guns is like the big reveal in The Sting #txlege https://t.co/BG9IMkR27b
Four years ago I interviewed @CokieRoberts for @overheardpbs — one of the few times I’ve been cowed talking to another journalist. Tough af but still incredibly down to earth #RIP pbs.org/video/overhear… https://t.co/uv923WQd6C
TODAY is the birthday of the red bull himself — @bobbycblanchard! In celebration of his hard work on behalf of Texas, make a gift to @TexasTribune on day one of our fall member drive trib.it/Gj8 #txlege #txsen #tx2020 #TribFest19
words that need to be in quotes: unique, friendship and stickland #txlege twitter.com/sarahforhd134/…
i get vaccinated for everything — rubella, measles, partisanship. just not feeling the @cvspharmacy flu shot twitter.com/sarahforhd134/…
RT @vmsalama: The benchmark price internationally for crude soared 15% to $69.02 a bar­rel on Mon­day, the largest gain recorded in ***over…
you should get the couldn’t resist dunking me on twitter vaccine twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
Biggest congrats to @jimschachter — vice chair of @TexasTribune board and mensch without peer. He’s the new CEO of @nhpr!! nhpr.org/post/nhpr-anno…
🙌 for Texas media producing ass-kicking audio reporting @dallasnews on Amber Guyger trial dallasnews.com/news/crime/201… @TexasTribune (with @npr’s @1A) on the dis-integration of Texas public schools texastribune.org/2019/09/16/lon… #txlege
This is an announcement, right? // @CesarJBlanco appears to make it official — he’s running for @JoseforTexas seat in Texas Senate #txlege https://t.co/YntbbPmAoz
Congrats to our pals and partners at @propublica. Generally excellent indeed
Everyone who bet on @UTAustin unclenches their netherparts 🤘
David Ash will lead them down field in the last minute twitter.com/tctayloratx/st…
get me on the phone with her — i’ll tell her how much you hate meetings twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
he missed the point after. no hormel chili for the kicker
“@ricefootball’s field goal kicker has not made one this season” #damn
I can’t take an entire season of Fansville commercials
@tctayloratx See, @RiceFootball beat the spread. Wait, it’s only the first half
Not the @MiamiHerald. Wow.
If 11M Texans vote in 2020 — 2M more than 2016, and 3M more than 2012 — Texas will likely see closest presidential race in 24 years. Texas House *will* be up for grabs. Texas congressional seats *will* be up for grabs. Etc. twitter.com/patricksvitek/…
On @foxnews, @BriscoeCain doubles down — calls for @BetoORourke’s driver’s license to be taken away, not Americans’ guns instagram.com/tv/B2ZnYObAMTf…
RT @DugBegley: BREAKING: Folks at @TexasCentral say they've inked $14B deal with @SaliniImpregilo to build the bullet train between Houston…
Happy birthday @vivian!
“@TexasFootball is a 32.5 point favorite over @RiceFootball, and that might be low.” Oh, God, @tctayloratx — now you’ve done it. It’s gonna be one of those 7-7 at halftime deals with David Ash coming in at quarterback #jinx
I am OG Donna Tartt. Can’t help it. Still waiting for the "Secret History” movie twitter.com/PattersonJeffR…
I don’t care if The Goldfinch is bad. I want to see it *now*
The pearl-clutching on @twitter over punches thrown in a debate is … something. The tiddly winks tournament is tomorrow night, folks
@BetoORourke: “Hell, yes, I’m going to take your AR-15, your AK-47"
Stop. Asking. Biden. Questions. This is a debate, not an interview.
RT @NatashaBertrand: BREAKING: Preliminary results of the Air Force’s review of its use of Trump Turnberry shows that the service has lodge…
RT @TheOnion: Marianne Williamson Materializes On Stage In Cloud Of Purple Smoke With Message That DNC Polling Requirements No Match For Po…
The “Let’s be clear about this” drinking game: I’m hammered already
Why have 10 candidates on stage if — at 7:25 and counting — you’ve ignored 7? Boo.
Eight candidates say “shit," furiously scribble through “Houston, we have a problem"
Keeping our promise to return to El Paso! On 11/6 I’ll sit down w the city’s #txlege delegation — @moodyforelpaso @RepMaryGonzalez @lina4texas @ArtFierro79 @CesarJBlanco @JoseforTexas — at @EPCCNews. We’ll talk abt the 86th session. *And guns* RSVP: eventbrite.com/e/el-paso-and-…
RT @TexasMonthly: Get the scoop on 2019's Best and Worst Texas legislators in the Texas Monthly tent at #TribFest19 Open Congress. @carlosa…
How much do I love this graphic in @PatrickSvitek’s pre-debate story? So much #tx2020 texastribune.org/2019/09/12/202… https://t.co/08599NtpDy
Pinned tweet: @cd_hooks is a very good writer. He had me at portcullis texasmonthly.com/politics/why-t…
Among the recs: “The Legislature should consider ways to make it easy, affordable, and beneficial for a private seller of firearms to voluntarily use background checks when selling firearms to strangers” #notevenclosetoamandate #txlege twitter.com/cassi_pollock/…
@tedcruz predicts “record-shattering” Democratic turnout in Texas in 2020 #txlege politico.com/story/2019/09/…
#nirvanamuzak is the thing that kills me twitter.com/edokeefe/statu…
RT @lmcgaughy: At least two Texas lawmakers who sit on a committee formed to address gun safety after the El Paso and Odessa shootings have…
RT @darrenrovell: NEW: Most valuable college football teams. Texas A&M and Texas are No. 1 & No. 2, according to three-year revenue average…
“Don’t be sad, I know you will” #RIP
 
 
 
 
 
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