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Willie Nelson To Sing For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who is running to succeed Gov. Rick Perry (R), unveiled a special guest for an April BBQ fundraiser in Houston: coun...

Obama Meets With Wendy Davis

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama met briefly Thursday with state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor. The White House ...

Wendy Davis Campaign Makes Major Staff Changes

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has hired Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) former communications director to help run her campai...

Wendy Davis Faces Big Odds After Primary Victory

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After her easy victory in the Texas Democratic primary, Wendy Davis, one of the brightest stars of the 2014 campaign, is now em...

Tea Party Influence Lingers On In Texas Primary

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first primary in what Republicans hope is a triumphant election year sent a message that U.S. Sen Ted Cruz and the tea part...

Primary Poses Early Test For Texas Democrats

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Battleground Texas, the major Democratic effort aimed at turning one of the reddest states blue, celebrated its first birthday ...

Wendy Davis Trails GOP Nominee

The Texas Tribune | Ross Ramsey | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

After what are shaping up to be easy primary wins in March for the leading gubernatorial candidates, Republican Greg Abbott starts the general electio...

Greg Abbott Portrays Wendy Davis As A Flip-Flopper On Guns And Abortion

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott (R) released a web ad Wednesday portraying his opponent, state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), as...

Wendy Davis' Daughters: No, We're Not Upset Our Mom Went To Harvard Law

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

Texas state Senator Wendy Davis' (D) daughters, Amber and Dru Davis, are defending their mother's parenting amid attacks from conservatives that Davis...

Wendy Davis Campaign Hits Back At 'Desperate' Opponent, Rush Limbaugh

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The campaign for Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) hit back at her opponent Greg Abbott and conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh for atta...

The Devil Is in the Details

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Yes, some of the details aren't exact. No question. But seriously, sometimes wisdom says to leave it alone. Most women -- probably most men -- will likely think you don't understand the very real challenge this hero to women faced and overcame.

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...

Laura Bassett

Sexist Digs At Wendy Davis Ramp Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

A week after Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis' gubernatorial campaign trumpeted "record strength" in its first fundraising report, her conservative oppone...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Laura Bassett

Texas Democrats Pin Hopes On Wendy Davis

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) has not yet decided whether she will run for governor in 2014, but the state's Democratic Party is doing everything i...