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Vigil Honors Fallen Dallas Police

Law enforcement officials, legislators and citizens formed a sea of blue Thursday night at the state Capitol, raising blue glow sticks in the air during a vigil to honor the lives of the five police officers who were killed in Dallas one week ago.

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Obama, Bush Call for Unity at Dallas Memorial

President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said the best way to honor the lives of the officers is for Americans to put aside their differences and unite.

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Watch President Obama Speak at SXSW

South by Southwest got a visit Friday from President Obama, who sat down with Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith for a conversation focused on civic engagement in a digital age. Watch the interview here.

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Cruz: I Would Carpet Bomb ISIS Into Oblivion

Ted Cruz said here Saturday that the 2016 presidential race has entered a more serious phase following the shooting massacre in San Bernardino, Calif., and escalated his rhetoric on foreign policy with a vow to kill Islamic State terrorists.

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Texas to Sue Feds Over "Clean Power Plan"

Attorney General Ken Paxton says he plans to sue the Obama administration over the proposed “Clean Power Plan,” its sweeping plan to combat climate change by slashing carbon emissions from power plants.

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