Sexuality of Houston's New Mayor No Big Deal for Texans

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Headlines around the country have announced that America's fourth largest city has elected a lesbian mayor, but that's not the big news in Houston, Texas. Annise Parker has won seven elections in the City of Houston. She's finishing her third term as City Controller. This weekend, she got 53.6% of the vote to win a runoff election as Mayor. Joe Holley returned to his hometown just this past Saturday to write for the Houston Chronicle.

Credits

Guest:
Joe Holley - Politics Writer, Houston Chronicle

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton