KUT-FM: Ben Philpott http://publicradiotulsa.org en George P. Bush Steps Into Texas Political Limelight http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/george-p-bush-steps-texas-political-limelight George P. Bush is expected to win Tuesday's GOP primary for land commissioner. Ben Phillpott of KUT brings the story of the young Bush's low-key campaign and outreach to Hispanic voters. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:05:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott 55452 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Miss., Texas Won't Offer VA Benefits To Same-Sex Partners http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/miss-texas-wont-offer-va-benefits-same-sex-partners Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>Today, a Justice Department ruling opened the way for the Veterans Administration to extend benefits to same-sex married partners of veterans. This comes the same week that gays in the military can start applying for spousal benefits. But the process has not gone smoothly for National Guard members in Texas and Mississippi. In those states, Guard spokespeople say they won't file the paperwork for same-sex couples requesting benefits. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:36:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott 45655 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Redistricting Issue Heats Up In Texas http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/redistricting-issue-heats-texas Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Good morning, I'm David Greene.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And I'm Renee Montagne.<p>We're going to hear now about drawing and redrawing the political map in two big states, beginning with Texas, where the legislature has had some legendary battles over the years, few more contentious than those involving revising legislative and congressional districts. Wed, 29 May 2013 09:29:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott 39903 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Perry Campaign Amplifies Attacks On Santorum http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/perry-campaign-amplifies-attacks-santorum Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry has been aboard a bus touring Iowa hoping to score an upset in next Tuesday's caucuses. Perry spent Thursday trying to reverse the surge that challenger Rick Santorum has seen in a recent poll. Fri, 30 Dec 2011 11:39:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott 4589 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Perry Tries To Ride Back Into Iowans' Hearts http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/perry-tries-ride-back-iowans-hearts <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PAJNntoRgA</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:43:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott 3876 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Perry Tries To Ride Back Into Iowans' Hearts Perry Focuses On Faith At Christian University http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/perry-focuses-faith-christian-university At an evangelical Christian school in Virginia on Wednesday, Texas Gov. Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:08:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott 76 at http://publicradiotulsa.org