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Wendy Davis Abortion Filibuster

Laura Bassett

Wendy Davis Celebrates 1-Year Filibuster Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Exactly one year ago, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) strapped on her now-famous pink sneakers and a back brace and stood on the Senate flo...

Wendy Davis Will Make Big Announcement In Early October

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who catapulted to national attention in June for her marathon filibuster of an anti-abortion bill, plans to announce...

Wendy Davis Slams 'Draconian' Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Caitlin MacNeal | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

Wendy Davis, the Democratic Texas state senator who staged a 13-hour filibuster against a GOP-backed abortion bill, called the legislation "draconian"...

WATCH: Here's How Wendy Davis And A Raucous Crowd Shut That Whole Thing Down

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

In a week packed with momentous events, Wendy Davis stood out. Texas Republicans attempted to use a special session on Tuesday to pass a bill that...

Dem Lawmaker Burns Male Colleagues During Abortion Filibuster

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

As Republican lawmakers suspended Texas state senator Wendy Davis' marathon filibuster of a contentious abortion bill late Tuesday night, a Democratic...

GOP Lawmakers Suspend Abortion Rights Filibuster

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

BY JIM VERTUNO AND CHRIS TOMLINSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' lieutenant governor late Tuesday suspended a senator's filibuster...

Laura Bassett

This Texas Democrat Is Speaking For 13 Hours Straight To Kill An Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

A Democratic state senator in Texas plans to speak for 13 straight hours without a bathroom break on Tuesday in order to kill a bill that would dramat...