Why restaurants are so important to Texas politics


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Why restaurants are so important to Texas politics

Everybody eats, right? Even the politicians. And restaurants often play a huge role in how people get elected in Texas and beyond. Dallas Morning News Political reporter Gromer Jeffers joins the food team this week to discuss the big November 8 midterms and why food is so important on the campaign trail. What restaurants does Beto like? What does Abbott order? At which Dallas restaurants can you often find local elected officials? Gromer knows it. He listens and don’t forget to vote.

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