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For the first time in more than a decade, the Texas State Board of Education has adopted new social studies textbooks. But the process came with a few hiccups.

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Robert Siegel talks with E.J Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about President Obama's immigration speech.

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Anger and disappointment with Obama's executive action has been swift, and isn't just being voiced by anti-illegal immigration groups. Some immigrant rights supporters call the moves inadequate.

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President Obama was in Las Vegas on Friday to explain why he acted unilaterally to give temporary reprieve to millions of illegal immigrants.

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The 10-5 vote in the Republican-controlled panel was along party lines. The outcome is significant because Texas with it 5 million students has a large impact on the national textbook market.

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