Taking A Page From 'Shark Tank' To Put Up Political Candidates

NPR Enlarge this image Joel Parker (left) and Leigh Salinas (right), participants in the Center for Austin’s Future ATXelerator program, take a bike tour through the city on Jan. 13, 2018. Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT 90.5 hide caption toggle caption Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT 90.5 It’s 5 p.m. on a Friday at a hip bar and hostel in East Austin. Half a dozen people occupy the blue velvet booths and alternative dance music blares overhead. Leigh Salinas walks in carrying a duffel bag. She’s there to spend the weekend studying – sort of. “I was certainly impacted by the presidential election...

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