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Poll Finds Bad News For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) continues to face an uphill climb in her race for the governor's mansion, a new poll from the Democratic firm Public ...

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...

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...

Laura Bassett

Wendy Davis Blurs Abortion Position, But Hangs Onto Abortion-Rights Backers | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) muddied her stance on abortion rights this week, telling the Dallas Morning News that she could support ...

Dem Candidate: 'Momma Ain't Happy' With 'Toxic' GOP Rhetoric

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D) blasted her Republican opponents in the lieutenant governor's race, saying that their messaging on immigrati...

Wendy Davis and the Pete Wilson Factor

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Mark Yzaguirre

Davis is being pilloried for making parental choices that are not unlike those of many other parents who have to travel far from their children to try and create a better life for their families, and many of those criticisms would not be levied against a male candidate.

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 Rejects Bristol Palin's Criticism

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Texas state senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) is rebuking harsh criticism from Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol. Last week, Palin...

Tea Party Republican Goes On Sexist Twitter Rampage Against Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

A tea party activist, attorney and former executive director of South Carolina's Republican Party went on a spree of sexist attacks on Texas gubernato...

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...

Davis' Story Under Fire

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis' rise from a teenage single mother living in a trailer park to Harvard Law School is a center...

Candidate For Texas Governor Wants Big Changes For Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis wants to bring major changes to Texas education. Davis, who is currently serving as a state Se...

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 ...

Wendy Davis: My Views On Abortion Mean 'I Am Pro-Life'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth), best known for her 11-hour filibuster against a controversial bill aimed at severely cutting access to ab...

Wendy Davis Makes Big Campaign Announcement

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Wendy Davis's (D-Fort Worth) camp announced Sunday that Karin Johanson will manage her campaign for Texas governor. Johanson, the former execu...

Quote Of The Day: Senator Wendy Davis On LGBT Rights In Texas

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis became a household name earlier this year after staging a historic filibuster to block a bill that would impose strict...

Wendy Davis Rises, Texas Republicans Are Headed for a Fall, and the Battle of Texas Begins

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Davis is the leader of a great and uplifting movement for change in Texas, while Greg Abbott is the tired champion of a corrupted Texas Republican Party whose leading voices divide and embarrass the Lone Star State.

Wendy Davis Making Big Announcement

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Marice Richter DALLAS, Texas, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator who staged a filibuster against sweeping abort...

Wendy Davis: Texans Care About More Than 'Divisive' Issues

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Less than a week before she's scheduled to announce whether she'll run for governor, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) made her presence felt in the st...

Laura Bassett

Texas Sued Over Abortion Law Wendy Davis Tried To Block | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Three major civil liberties and women's groups filed a lawsuit on Friday against the new Texas abortion law that state Sen. Wendy Davis famously delay...

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...

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...

Davis Opens Up On Past 'Rebellion,' Big Confusion

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) gained national attention in June when she staged an 11-hour filibuster in order to kill a bill that would...