Through her historic, 11-hour filibuster, State Senator Wendy Davis gave a voice to the millions of people who have felt shut out of the political process. The fact is, women in Texas are suffering. Texas women deserve better -- and Texas can do better.
For the first time in 15 years, the frame for a national election cycle is coming to focus on the dangers of the extreme right wing holding the country hostage to its ideology.
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.
Republicans have done everything they could think of to repeal, defund, undermine and otherwise disrupt Obamacare. But they've failed, and that's why they've turned to a last-ditch strategy to stop the law and take away the rights of millions of Americans to get the health care they need.
One of my blog writers offers some detailed research here on Perry's Texas boasting... By Trail Mix Contributor Joe Bruns -- Texas Governor Rick Perr...
Oct. 3 will someday be viewed by Texas historians, Texas media, Texas political leaders and Texas voters as the day the future began to change in Texas, as the day the tide began to turn.
Governor Rick Perry left out a few details in his radio-television ad urging Maryland companies to relocate to Texas because of lower taxes. Maryland...
Hank Skinner is in the final round of a fight against two heavyweights. One is the Texas lawmen who want him executed. The other is an often-fatal ailment that saps his strength and leaves him in constant pain. The odds makers give him little chance. Death, after all, is undefeated.
Pondering this question about Molly Ivins several times a day has become a new hobby of mine since the spectacular Senator from Fort Worth, Wendy Davis, stood up for 13 hours and basically destroyed the Republican Party in Texas.
Even as the nation as a whole is moving ahead to improve student health, here in Texas the legislature has just taken a big step in the wrong direction.
I know that the arts industry can feel very foreign to the business community. But as companies seek new ways to build their competitive advantage, they are increasingly finding that the arts are the key to driving true innovation.
The idea that Austin is the democratic oasis in a red dessert fortifies the status quo and allows Republicans to continue winning state office by default.
If we, as a Nation, are to continue to perfect this Union for next generations, engaging in open, honest discourse about our biases when they surface is paramount. Denial, dismissive, dispassionate and derisive behavior will only reproduce the disharmony and discrimination we are witnessing and mistakenly deem them as random occurrences.
Tell Gynoticians like Rick Perry, Trent Franks, Pat McCrory and the Pat McCrorys of women like representative Jodie Laubenberg and Marsha Blackburn that enough is enough: We aren't just coming for their laws, we're coming for their JOBS.
Going through nine months of pregnancy and now raising a child has made me even more pro-choice than I ever thought possible.