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Commentary: Texas War Presidents

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Commentary: Texas War Presidents

Commentary: Texas War Presidents

Commentary: Texas War Presidents

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Commentator Kevin Phillips notes some striking similarities among the only American presidents from the Lone Star State. Lyndon B. Johnson, George Herber Walker Bush and his son, the current President George W. Bush, all presided over difficult wars and turbulent economies.

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