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Former President George W. Bush speaks at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan on May 28, 2009 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Bush Says Education Key To Civil Rights

Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children.

04/11/2014

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President Obama Meets With Wendy Davis In Austin

President Barack Obama has met with Texas state Senator Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor. The White House says Obama visited briefly with Davis on Thursday at the LBJ Presidential Library.

04/10/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Civil Rights Progress

Barack Obama was 2 years old when President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to a U.S. where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.

04/10/2014

Former President Jimmy Carter sits down for a conversation with Mark Updegrove, Director of the LBJ Presidential Library, on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Ralph Barrera-Pool/Getty Images)

Carter Says U.S. “Dormant” On Inequality

Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas.

04/09/2014

From left, Moderator Brian Sweany, Senior Executive Editor at Texas Monthly, left, and Mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro, center, listens to former Governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour, during the 'Pathway to the American Dream: Immigration Policy in the 21st Century' panel at the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 8, 2014 in Austin. The summit is marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act legislation. (Source: Deborah Cannon-Pool/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Summit Opens In Austin With Immigration Talk

A civil rights summit headlined by four of the five living U.S. presidents began Tuesday in Texas with talk of immigration reform and speakers comparing toppled gay marriage bans to racial equality victories in the 1960s.

04/08/2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter poses for a photo as he promotes his new book "A Call To Action Women, Religion, Violence, And Power" at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue on March 25, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Carter Speaking At Austin Civil Rights Summit

Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, which opens on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Shooting Victim Identified As Soldier From New York

An Iraq War veteran from western New York is among the 16 people wounded during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas.

04/03/2014

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Business Groups Call For Immigration Reform

Top business associations representing Texas retailers, restaurants and hotels are forming a coalition to press for immigration reform at the State Capitol on Monday.

03/31/2014

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Texas Redistricting Fight Is Boon To Lawyers

The fight in Texas over the once-a-decade redrawing of election districts is a boon to lawyers with a court battle still raging four years after the 2010 census.

03/31/2014

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US Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court has upheld new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of the abortions clinics in Texas.

03/27/2014

A photo of Fort Worth residents Deandre Tatum (L) and Curtisha Davis (R), who were both injured at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. (credit: Facebook)

Fort Worth Teen Injured In SXSW Crash Dies

Deandre Tatum, the teenager who had been in a coma at an Austin hospital since the March 13th South By Southwest incident, has now died. He is now the 4th person that has died as a result of the crash.

03/27/2014

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Lawmakers Hear Testimony On State Economy

Texas lawmakers in Austin are hearing from business leaders on the state of the Texas economy and the impact of credit card data theft on consumers and businesses.

03/27/2014

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