2014 Texas Tribune Festival

Each year, the Texas Tribune Festival brings together some of the biggest names in politics to explore the state's and nation's most pressing issues: public and higher ed, immigration, health care, transportation, energy, the environment, criminal justice and government transparency - all on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.
The 2014 Texas Tribune Festival line-up included: Governor Rick Perry; U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn; State Sens. Wendy Davis, Leticia Van De Putte, and Dan Patrick; Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst; former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison; U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro; former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman; former U.S. Trade Rep. Ron Kirk; former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza; annd MSNBC's Chris Hayes

Relive the action with videos from all of the keynote sessions.


#TTFstudents at the Fest

Over 300 students from around the state of Texas attended the Festival. Student participants had access to special student-only events throughout the weekend, including the Pre-Festival Student Summit on Friday evening, where participants got to know each other and networked over free pizza provided by the New Politics Forum, and the #TTFstudents Lounge all day on Saturday, where students could pop in for phone charging, snacks, and meet & greets with some of the biggest stars of the weekend, including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, and state Sens. Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte.
View Photos from the 2014 Texas Tribune Festival