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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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

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...

Laura Bassett

Wendy Davis: 'I Will Run For One Of Two Offices ...' | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) sounded a lot like a gubernatorial candidate in her speech at the National Press Club on Monday, toutin...

Texas Republican Thinks Wendy Davis Should Foot Bill For Special Sessions

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Though the abortion war in Texas may be on a break, there is a hefty bill from the special sessions that closed out the Legislature, and one Republica...

Ready or Not, It's Time for Wendy Davis to Run

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

For the first time since Ann Richards, Texas Democrats have a leader, a win under our belts and the will to fight.

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis: Pink Shoes and Common Sense

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

Wendy Davis can certainly speak both eloquently and effectively. She brings a clear analysis and thoughtful energy to seemingly intractable political quagmires.

Amanda Terkel

Wendy Davis Coming To Washington | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) will be in the nation's capital next week, raising money with Democratic U.S. senators. Davis will ...

Davis Raises Nearly $1 Million After Filibuster

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) raised nearly $1 million in the second half of June following her high-profile filibuster of a controversial abortion...

Perry Defends Contentious Abortion Law

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - Governor Rick Perry on Sunday defended a measure passed by the Texas legislature to ban most abortions after 20 week...

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"...

Another Way Wendy Davis Can Transform Texas Politics

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Mark Yzaguirre

Wendy Davis, if she chooses to run for Texas governor in 2014, would provide a rallying leader for such efforts and that would help turn the flow of campaign funds back into Texas. This funding would be helpful for all Democrats, not just Davis.

Wendy Davis To Take 'Second Look' At Governor's Race, Reports Say

Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) hinted Monday morning that she might be interested in running for governor. After the se...

Texas Women: Stop Having Sex With Men Who Vote Against Your Best Interests

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Do not make him dinner, do not go fetch him a cold beer from the fridge, do not iron that shirt, hell, do not change that diaper... do not make his life a little nicer this summer if he does not "get it" and learn to respect women!

Can Wendy Davis Win?

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Even for a white-hot prospect like Wendy Davis, charting a path into the governor's mansion is an exercise in hope that optimistic assumptions hold up, Republicans fumble immigration, and Gov. Rick Perry, who has yet to announce his re-election plans, gives Democrats one last chance to beat him.

Wendy Davis' Filibuster Shoes Provoke Passionate Amazon Reviews

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2013 | Business

Who knew a filibuster is actually a great form of product placement? The Mizuno Women’s Wave Rider 16 running shoe, worn by Texas state Sen. Wend...

Luke Johnson

Wendy Davis Gets Big Boost From Progressives | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth), who became an overnight sensation Tuesday when she filibustered a restrictive abortion bill...

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...