Honoring our heroes
On the same day that hundreds of people stopped to watch the procession carrying slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle to the Texas State Cemetery, hundreds more current and retired members of the military connected with education and employment resources at the 15th Annual Military Summit in Austin.
Tuesday's Capital Tonight looks at how all of Texas' 1.7 million veterans can get the help they need, whether it's medical, financial or mental-health related.
Rep. José Menéndez joined us to talk more about veterans' issues. As chairman of the House Defense and Veteran Affairs Committee, Rep. Menéndez spoke about the VA's backlog of disability claims, funding for veterans' spouses and peer-to-peer counseling programs.
From the Capitol to California
There were plenty of other developments in Texas politics Tuesday. Commentators Harold Cook and Ted Delisi stopped by the studio to sort through it all, including a new radio ad in California that takes aim at Gov. Rick Perry.