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Wendy Davis: Texans Care About More Than 'Divisive' Issues

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Less than a week before she's scheduled to announce whether she'll run for governor, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) made her presence felt in the st...

Rick Perry Surrogate Ties Obamacare To Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) has a theory as to how Obamacare was able become law, and it places a lot of responsibility on voting at the po...

Planned Parenthood In Court to Protect Texas Women's Health

Cecile Richards | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Cecile Richards

Today, Planned Parenthood, the ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop the Texas law that would drastically reduce access to safe and legal abortion for many women from taking effect.

Sources: Wendy Davis Running For Governor

AP | JIM VERTUNO and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Democrat Wendy Davis, a state senator who catapulted to national prominence this summer with a filibuster over access to abortion, is...

Potential Perry Replacements Face Early Stumbles

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Gov. Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there's one easy way to describe their ca...

The Republican Game Plan Against Wendy Davis: She's Just a Dumb Woman

Jackson Williams | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Wendy Davis has set October 3 as the day she'll announce future plans. Meanwhile, the conservative machine in Texas, aided by her likely Republican opponent in the governor's race, Attorney General Greg Abbott, keeps abusing her to a degree unchecked.

Top GOP Advisor Jumps On 'Wendy Davis Is Too Stupid To Be Governor' Bandwagon

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Dave Carney, a top adviser to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) tweeted out a blog on Thursday calling Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) "too stupi...

Court Still Sorting Out Complex Texas Voting Case

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- A federal court said Friday it will not delay Texas' primary elections and ordered the state to use political maps drawn by the Legis...

Gay Rights Groups Fight GOP Opposition

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio's leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Te...

Wendy Davis and Julian Castro Are the Texas Future; Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott Are the Texas Past

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The hour will soon arrive when Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) announces whether she will run for governor, and if she does, Texas politics will never be the same.

Republican Forced To Backtrack After Responding To Wendy Davis 'Retard Barbie' Remark

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) took to Twitter on Sunday to clarify that he didn't endorse a supporter's language when he thanked the person f...

Texas GOP Official Acknowledges Republicans Gerrymandered To Hurt Democrats

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) explicitly referenced Texas Republicans' gerrymandering tactics in a court brief earlier this month, acknowledg...

Perry Surrogate Ramps Up Bid To Replace Him

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

HOUSTON — The stage at a Houston honky-tonk has a wheelchair ramp. At another rally, Greg Abbott's aides lay plywood boards on the ground to mak...

Texas Democrats To Protest Harsh Voter ID Measures

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Texas | Josie Musico | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

Local Democrats are less than thrilled about new voter ID laws, and anticipate a crowd at an upcoming rally to protest what they see as unfair regulat...

Republican Launches Campaign For Texas Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) announced his candidacy for Texas governor on Sunday, six days after Gov. Rick Perry (R) said he would not run ...

Goodbye Forever, Rick Perry!

Salon | Alex Pareene | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Farewell, Rick Perry! We’ll miss you, those of us out in fake America, unless Texas is fake America, because of the whole Republic thing, in which c...

GOP Eyes Perry Sucessor

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appears to be in no hurry to declare his candidacy for governor, even after amassing a huge c...

Texas Voter ID Law Takes Effect After Voting Rights Act Ruling

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas will "immediately" implement a voter ID law that a panel of federal judges ruled last year would impose “strict, unforgiving bur...

Dems Ramp Up Pressure To Turn Perry's State Blue

Politico | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

The Democratic group aiming to transform Texas into a swing state will hold its first Washington, D.C. fundraiser early next month, according to an in...

Speculation Mounts As Decision Nears For Perry

Texas Tribune | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

Republican Gov. Rick Perry is on the verge of deciding whether or not to run for re-election, and speculation is mounting that he will step aside and ...

Wendy Davis for Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The future of Texas will not be found in voices who prefer a Texas in which Hispanics are second-class citizens when they seek to vote and women are second class citizens when they seek to live their lives as they choose and seek a good job and a fair wage.

Texas Republican: Democrats 'More Dangerous' Than North Korea

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Late last month, North Korean officials claimed to have placed Austin, Texas, on a list of targets as it prepared for what it claimed was an impending...

Obama's Marxist-Commie-Nazi Takeover of Texas Public Schools

Jason Stanford | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

The one thing a Texas Republican is afraid of these days is drawing a tea party-backed primary opponent. So when a conspiracy theory whips up fear among the electorate, legislators are less likely to calm voters with facts and logic.

What the Hell Has Happened to Texas?

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

My state has always been a larger than life, much caricatured place, and most Texans take it all in good humor. Texas' problem, though, is that over the last decade, the state and its leaders have taken a dark turn. Texas has been pulled so far to the right that reasonable voices are seldom heard.

Perry Has Little Support For Future Campaign: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Texans are more likely to say they'd vote against Gov. Rick Perry (R) than for him if he runs for reelection in 2014, according to an online UT-Austin...