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Wendy Davis: I Should Have Pushed Harder For Gun Control

Politico | Chloe Angyal | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

I am a lifelong Democrat. I proudly boast an “F” rating from the NRA. And, yet during my 2014 gubernatorial campaign in Texas, I supported the ope...

Wendy Davis: 'I F**king Hate To Lose'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

The morning after she lost her bid for Texas governor in 2014, former state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) woke up, filled a glass with warm Champagne, and "too...

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...

Wendy Davis: 'I Am Expecting A Woman In The White House In 2016'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Wendy Davis is in the middle of her campaign to become the governor of Texas, and she's hoping she won't be the only woman assuming executive office i...

Laura Bassett

Greg Abbott's Sexual Assault Compensation Claim Called Into Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's (R) gubernatorial campaign claimed last week that the candidate "awarded over $1 billion to victims of crimes lik...

Greg Abbott Thinks Companies Will Reveal Their Chemical Stockpiles If You Just Ask Nice

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) came under a barrage of criticism this week after he urged the state's residents to just "drive around" and kno...

How I'm Finding My Voice With Wendy Davis

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 08.09.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

I discovered my interest in politics last year, and when I learned about Wendy's platform, which focuses on education, gender equality, giving job opportunities to Texans, government accountability and caring for veterans, I knew I wanted this woman as my governor.

Amanda Terkel

Top Texas GOP Candidate Played Key Role In Denying LGBT Group A Spot At Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two gay rights groups revealed this week that the Texas Republican Party has prohibited them from setting up a booth in the exhibition h...

Well, This Is Awkward

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

According to Democratic lawmakers in Texas, GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott should have chosen a better location for unveiling his latest set ...

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...

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 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...

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...