Civil Rights Act

President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library on April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had “lived out the promise” envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

04/10/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to Bladensburg High School  on April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Md. (credit: Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

White House: ‘It’s Folly’ To Compare Obama With LBJ

Perhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon B. Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.

04/10/2014

Actor Bryan Cranston tells Katie Couric he thinks President Obama's health care reforms are "fantastic." (Getty Images)

‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Loves Obamacare

NEW YORK (CBS DC) – Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston may not be president, but he plays on on Broadway. After his critically acclaimed performance as teacher-turned-meth dealer Walter White, Cranston is starring in All The […]

04/08/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Speak At LBJ Civil Rights Summit

The White House says President Barack Obama will speak at an April event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

02/27/2014

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