A FLOOD ADVISORY has been issued for Leon county until 10:45am. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Leon Counties until 12am Monday and for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery,San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 12am Tuesday. Widespread 2" to 4" rain accumulations are possible through Monday, with localized 8" to 11" possible.
DALLAS (AP) A key confidante to former President George W. Bush will serve as president of his foundation.
Margaret Spellings has been named as president of the George W. Bush Foundation. The foundation said in a news release Thursday that Spellings will oversee management of his newly opened presidential library, his institute and an ongoing collaboration with the National Archives.
Spellings was secretary of education during Bush's second term, from 2005 to 2009. She previously served as a domestic policy advisor and is credited with helping to design Bush's signature No Child Left Behind education law.
Her history with Bush dates back to his 1994 campaign for Texas governor. She served as the campaign political director.
Her appointment is effective Sept. 3.
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