Wade Goodwyn Wade Goodwyn is a NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

President Obama Delivers Eulogy At Funeral For Rev. Clementa Pinckney

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First Funerals Held For Charleston, S.C., Church Shooting Victims

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On July 9, 2013, opponents and supporters of a bill to put restrictions on abortion hold signs near a news conference outside the Texas Capitol in Austin. The bill was passed, but has been battled in the courts for two years; now, the law is set to go into effect July 1. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texas Abortion Curbs Go Into Effect Soon, Unless Supreme Court Acts

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Launches Second Presidential Run

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While governor of Texas, Rick Perry refused to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid. Rick Wilking/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Texas Politicians And Businesses Feud Over Medicaid Expansion

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Texas Loses Billions To Treat The Poor By Not Expanding Medicaid, Advocates Say

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New Texas Law Makes Local Fracking Bans Illegal

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Texas Republican state Sen. Craig Estes' bill reinforces that clergy would not have to perform same-sex marriages. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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Texas Sen. Doesn't Want Clergy 'Coerced' Into Officiating Same-Sex Marriages

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Texas Governor Backtracks After Pentagon Denies Takeover Plot

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Texas Shooting Sheds Light On Murkiness Between Free, Hate Speech

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FBI Searches Phoenix Home Connected To Garland, Texas, Gunman

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Police Near Dallas Kill 2 Armed Men At Muhammad Cartoon Contest

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Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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