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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...

Perry Defends Contentious Abortion Law

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - Governor Rick Perry on Sunday defended a measure passed by the Texas legislature to ban most abortions after 20 week...

Filibuster Has Big Effect For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) has seen her name recognition soar, according to the first Texas poll taken since her 11-hour filibuster against ...

Perry Slams 'Occupy Wall Street Tactics' Of Wendy Davis Supporters

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) criticized those who supported state Sen. Wendy Davis’ fight against a bill that threatened to close nearly all of the abo...

Wendy Davis' Warning For Democrats

Bloomberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

The pro-choice side won the last battle in the abortion wars. It’s overconfident about the next one. Governor Rick Perry has summoned the Texas Leg...

For Rick Perry, Health Has Always Been Personal

Meredith Melnick | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Meredith Melnick

More has been written about Davis than could be read aloud during a month of filibusters, but if we're to truly know what she, Leticia Van de Putte and the women of Texas are up against, look no further than Perry's clueless comments.

Rick Perry: I Was 'Praising' Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) may have offended state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), the woman who famously filibustered an anti-abortion bill for 11 hours on Tues...

Rick Perry Taking on Wendy Davis Is the Best Case Scenario for Texas Democrats

Dan Treadway | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Dan Treadway

What Rick Perry doesn't understand is that in attempting to win the battle for SB 5, he's starting what will be a war for Texas -- and demographics indicate that his side doesn't have the numbers in the long term.

Luke Johnson

Wendy Davis Gets Big Boost From Progressives

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth), who became an overnight sensation Tuesday when she filibustered a restrictive abortion bill...

WATCH: George Carlin DESTROYED Rick Perry... In 1996

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy

The clip above includes some NSFW language. Even from beyond the grave, George Carlin's message will always be relevant to current events. Take the...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Perry's Attack On Wendy Davis Has Striking Parallel In Texas Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) used his speech Thursday afternoon at the National Right to Life Convention to attack Texas state Sen. Wendy D...

Stars SLAM Rick Perry Over Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

Stars are emphatically voicing their disgust with Gov. Rick Perry as the Texas Republican pushes for severely restrictive abortion legislation. After ...

Laura Bassett

Perry Takes Shocking Hit At Wendy Davis

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

While many have called Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) a hero for standing on her feet for 11 hours to filibuster an anti-abortion bill, Gov. Rick Pe...