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Story this hour working not remind you about voting yeah we're gonna talk Astros do but voting gets underway today for the November fifth election and here's K. tearing his clothes Saunders live with why you need to know this yeah well for the first time Harris County voters can vote anywhere on early voting instead of their assigned precinct John Oldham is the fort bend county elections administrator until K. T. R. H. voters in Harris County will find it works well just like fort bend did eliminated a lot of provisional ballots for people who show up you know six thirty in the evening of the opener in the wrong place as for turn out old and says it just depends on what your area is voting for we could be looking at our Houston precincts thirty thirty five percent prop possibly and in sugar land has some on questions on which may get them up in the ten twelve percent rank in some places it could be as low as five percent early voting runs through November first hours vary by county you need a photo ID in order to vote okay constitutional amendment so even if you're not voting for some sort of city election there are some things that matter to you should matter to you will you take advantage of this early voting that's our question today KJRH dot com you can also respond on Twitter it K. tear H. news and our Facebook page as always and with that under way today there's a new university of Houston poll showing that mayor Sylvester Turner at least for people in Houston would likely win a run off election against any of the four major challengers Jim Granada with hobby school of public affairs at U. H. says a run off is likely there has a commanding lead over forty four percent so the next closest one is twenty Bosnia twenty three point four percent he says voters identified flooding as Houston's most pressing problem while crime is second does flooding include potholes I thought that was pretty high and like swimming pools are now we know a liberal think tank says a Medicare for all planets pushed by the twenty twenty Democrats as would cost more than what taxpayers are already projected to have to spend on social security Medicare and Medicaid combined Durbin institute bags the cost at thirty four trillion dollars over the first decade Elizabeth Warren has struggled to explain how it will be paid for costs will go up for the wealthy and for big corporations and for hard working middle class families costs will go down Cato institute's Michael came in as a long time critic of Medicare for all we can't really sustain Medicare is this right now you know Medicare is required a tax increase every four years just to try to keep it afloat and we're still not paying for the entire program because it is our thank you so much federal deficit spending cynicism free supporters have to take away choice because they're not confident enough Americans would actually choose it Nick right commits newsradio seven forty K. T. R. H. you know most media attention has been on trade talks with China certainly the walls Wall Street has been going crazy over it but the trump administration says it's the U. S. Mexico Canada agreement this much more important White House adviser Peter Navarro telling Breitbart that the house must vote on US MCA if Nancy Pelosi fails to put the U. S. M. C. A. up for a vote this month it will be a signal failure of our political process and an economic catastrophe Nelson the leader there is chair the border commerce in security council he says there is bipartisan support for this trade deal especially if you're a member of Congress from the border that understand international trade understand what kind of economic impact that has in these areas it's a no brainer administration says the U. S. conducts nearly twice as much trade with Canada and Mexico than it does with China the Congress particularly Nancy Pelosi and the house will not take up the vote our news time five oh five there is significant damage in north Dallas and points east after an apparent tornado touched down there and ran for a long time last night one whole wall.

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