The Brief: GOP Seizes On Obama/Davis Meeting

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Solemn ceremony gave way to a little political sniping on the last day of the Civil Rights Summit in Austin.

The flare-up came shortly after President Barack Obama on Thursday delivered the three-day event's keynote address, which was attended by a number Texas politicians, including Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis. Following the speech, Obama and Davis met privately, during which they discussed the Voting Rights Act, her campaign said.

Republicans, as you might expect, seized on the brief meeting, which no cameras recorded.

"We can only assume President Obama and Senator Davis bonded over their shared ...

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