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Traveler Removed From Flight After Telling Anti-Gay Texas Governor To 'Go To Hell'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A man waiting to board a flight got bumped after he confronted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) about his stance against gay marriage. The passenger confro...

Texas Takeovers to Criminalized Christianity: When Facts No Longer Matter

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.04.2016 | Religion
Christian Piatt

How does this kind of mentality take hold of a state of nearly 30 million, at least to the point that the governor himself would take official action?

Texas Governor Dedicates Day To Controversial American Sniper

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics

Groundhog Day isn’t the only holiday on Feb. 2 this year. In Texas, it is also Chris Kyle Day. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed an official proc...

George W. Bush Won The Presidency 14 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

Fourteen years ago this week, on Dec. 13, 2000, George W. Bush declared victory as the 43rd president of the United States, 36 days after the November...

Does Satire News Influence Elections?

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

The idea that a satire news show would take election coverage so seriously no longer comes as a surprise. How did satire news become such a major player in news media? And, is its increased social power dangerous for our democracy?

Why I'm Voting for Wendy Davis

Amy Arndt | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Amy Arndt

People who admit they aren't passionate about politics ask me why I'm voting for Wendy. As a mother, I'm voting for Wendy Davis because I agree with her position on women's reproductive rights. However, Wendy Davis is not a one-issue candidate.

Wendy Davis, Greg Abbott Court Hispanic Voters

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

By Marice Richter Sept 19 (Reuters) - Heading into the final weeks of the campaign, Texas gubernatorial candidates Republican Greg Abb...

Christina Wilkie

Rick Perry: Record-High Arrests Of Migrants From Countries With 'Terrorist Ties' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Sunday said that undocumented immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border constitutes a significant terrorist ...

Is Rick Perry a 'Culture Maven'?

John Egan | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
John Egan

In reading a recent piece in The Washington Times, you might think that Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- he of the hip new eyeglasses -- is deeper than his gun-toting persona would lead you to believe.

Greg Abbott Is 'Not Done' Filing Lawsuits Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

While he campaigns to become Texas' next governor, Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) is also "not done" taking legal action against the Obama administr...

Texas Republican Defends Wendy Davis: 'Nobody Ever Talks About Men' This Way

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Conservatives are attacking Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) for misrepresenting her background, in particular the hardships she faced as a young sing...

Wendy Davis Campaign Reports Over $12.2 Million Raised

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The gubernatorial campaign of Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) trumpeted "record strength" in its first fundraising report since Davis join...

Wendy Davis Gets Fundraising Boost From Elizabeth Warren

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A little more than two months into her campaign for Texas governor, state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) is getting a helping hand from one of her party's most ...

How Close Is Wendy Davis To Greg Abbott In Texas Gov. Race?

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) is lagging 15 points behind Republican Greg Abbott in next year's race for Texas governor, according to a ...

Wendy Davis Keeps Pressure On Texas GOP

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) is running just 6 percentage points behind state Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) in the 2014 governor's race, accord...

Wendy Davis's Second Best Asset: Ted Cruz

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Don't underestimate the powerful asset of enthusiasm and excitement among those who believe in Davis, and don't underestimate Davis's second-best asset: the suicide strategies of the crazy-wing friends of Cruz.

Laura Bassett

Wendy Davis: I'm Running For Governor | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

After months of speculation, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) officially threw her hat in the ring on Thursday and announced her candidacy f...

Perry Claims Wife Misspoke On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) said Tuesday that his wife, Anita Perry, misspoke when she said abortion "could be" a woman's right. “From time to...

Wendy Davis Poised to Change History in Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

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.

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.

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...

Wendy 14, Oops 0 in Texas Governor Race Round One

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Texas is now a battleground. The path to blue Texas will not be easy, but the road to get there is clear. Make no mistake, the Texas GOP's war against women will soon become a war against Wendy.

Ms. Davis Goes to Austin

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Texas is going blue. The only question is when. If Wendy Davis runs for governor in 2014, and Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, it will be "High Noon" in Texas with these two leading ladies starring in the Gary Cooper role.

Democrats Try To Mess With Texas

RealClearPolitics | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- From its modest headquarters on the first floor of a local union building about five miles from the State Capitol, the Democratic Par...

Texans Ready To 'Move On'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

Most voters don't think Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) should run for reelection, let alone take on another presidential bid, according to a poll released ...