Abby Livingston is a Washington bureau chief at the Texas Tribune.
Last week, President Trump officially declared he’s running for re-election. The announcement has shared headlines with stories about increased tension with Iran, further testimony tied to the Mueller Report and, of course, the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates. Host Krys Boyd sorts through the day’s news with a panel of Washington-based reporters: Abby Livingston of the Texas Tribune and Ron Elving, senior editor and correspondent for NPR.
We're lucky enough to be joined by the marvelous ABBY LIVINGSTON (@TexasTribAbby), DC Buro Chief of the Texas Tribune, three-time MVP for the women’s press softball team and knower of all things Texas. She tells us about her transition from screenwriting to journalism, explicates the purple enigma that is her home state of Texas, shares her recollections of the 2017 shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park and why not being deterred matters so much. Also: Why should you care about Texas Tribune's business model and what makes the #TribFest such a unique event? Makes sure to join us on this jam-packed episode!
This week The Pollsters welcome Abby Livingston, bureau chief for the Texas Tribune, to talk about her recent article in Politico Magazine, "The Hardest Glass Ceiling in Politics". The somewhat controversial article addresses the sexism challenges faced by women who work as politics consultants. Kristen and Margie share some of their own experiences with Abby and dig in to the journalistic methods and insights she brought to the project.This is ann important issue and we're grateful to Abby for taking it on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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