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Texas Filibuster

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...

Laura Bassett

Texas Sen: GOP Should Be Investigated For Changing Timestamp On Abortion Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte (D), one of the lawmakers who stood up and defended Sen. Wendy Davis (D) after Davis' 11-hour filibuster of an a...

Who Is Wendy Davis?

AP | JIM VERTUNO and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — As she spoke late into the night railing against proposed abortion restrictions, a former Texas teen mom catapulted from little-...

Texas Abortion Bill Is Dead

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Texas anti-abortion bill, which threatened to close nearly all of the abortion clinics in the state and prompted an 11-hour filibuster by state Se...

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...

Laura Bassett

Texas Pandemonium As Filibuster Senator's Fans Protest Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: The anti-abortion bill is dead for now. Lawmakers had to vote on the bill before the session came to end at 12 a.m. local time, but the clock ...

Protesters Stage Sit-In At Texas Capitol Rotunda To Support Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Democrat Wendy Davis, a state senator from Texas, made waves Tuesday when she spent nearly 11 hours attempting a filibuster to block a GOP-led effort ...

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...

Wendy Davis Filibuster Sparks Outpouring Of Reaction

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

As Texas state senator Wendy Davis attempted a marathon filibuster to kill a harsh abortion bill in the state legislature, an outpouring of reaction f...

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...