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Tuesday, September 15 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Recording of Vox's "The Weeds" Podcast

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Jane Coaston, Dara Lind and Matt Yglesias dig deep into politics, policy and state and national issues with special guest U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-El Paso.

This event was recorded as part of The 2020 Texas Tribune Festival that took place virtually Sept. 1-30, 2020. You’re welcome to watch here or share this link with your friends and colleagues to watch it on demand anytime. This session was recorded on Sept. 14 and aired on Sept. 15.

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Veronica Escobar

U.S. Representative
Escobar, D-El Paso, is serving her first term representing Texas’ 16th Congressional District. She is the first Latina to represent the district. Escobar sits on the House Armed Services and Judiciary committees and is vice chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus. She is also co-chair... Read More →
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Jane Coaston

Senior Politics Reporter at Vox
Coaston is a senior politics reporter for Vox, specializing in conservatism and the American Right. Previously, she worked for MTV News, where she covered the 2016 election and Republican party politics. Coaston has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post and ESPN and... Read More →
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Dara Lind

Reporter at ProPublica
Lind has covered immigration policy for ProPublica since 2019. She's been recognized by John Jay College's Center for Media, Crime and Justice and by the nonprofit immigration organization Define American. Previously, Lind spent five years as Vox's immigration reporter and worked... Read More →
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Matt Yglesias

Co-Founder & Senior Correspondent at Vox
Yglesias co-founded Vox in 2014. He is currently a senior correspondent at the publication, where he focuses on politics and economic policy and hosts “The Weeds” podcast. Previously, Yglesias authored the Moneybag column for Slate and is the author of “One Billion Americans... Read More →

Tuesday September 15, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT