Texas Insider

Saturdays, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Texas Insider’s Jim Cardle each Saturday for a unique view of current events in the City of Austin, at the State Capitol, and inside the Washington Beltway.

About Jim Cardle

Jim is publisher & CEO of the online Texas political newsletter TexasInsider.org. He is also the founder & chairman of the Austin Economic Club. From 1985 through 1988, he worked on Capitol Hill for a Texas Congressman, prior to working in President George Bush’s Administration, serving as Director of Congressional Affairs from the Legal Services Corporation 1989 to 1991.

In 1992, he became the Director of Development & Government Affairs for the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis. In 1996 he joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation as Vice President, where he served through late 1997. Cardle became President & CEO of the Austin-based Lone Star Foundation in January of 1998, publisher ofThe Lone Star Report, a weekly newsletter covering Texas politics and policy.

Jim is a 1980 graduate of Texas Christian University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics.

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    January 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
    Texas Insider, for January 12. Jim is joined by Texas talk radio host Lynn Woolley.
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    December 29, 2018 - 1:40 pm

    Texas Insider, for December 29. Jim takes a look back at some of the top stories of 2018 and a look ahead to 2019.

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    December 08, 2018 - 1:30 pm

    Texas Insider, for December 8. Jim is joined by Texas Monthly's Politics Editor R.G. Ratcliffe and Bryan Preston, who most recently served as Director of Communications for Texas Land...

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    December 01, 2018 - 2:07 pm
    Texas Insider, for December 1. Jim is joined by Scott Braddock and Bryan Preston, with their thoughts on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush as well as the migrant caravan at the U.S.-...
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    November 24, 2018 - 1:30 pm
    Texas Insider, for November 24. Jim is joined by Texas talk radio host Lynn Woolley.
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    November 17, 2018 - 1:30 pm
    Texas Insider, for November 17. Jim is joined by Stephen Moore, co-author of Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy​ and a CNN contributor.
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