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Texas Governor's Race 2014

Greg Abbott Launches Star Wars Attack On Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) unleashed his political lightsaber in a new governor's race ad against state Sen. Wendy Davis (D). Abbott's ...

Obama Meets With Wendy Davis

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

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

Rick Perry: Texas' Equal Pay Debate Is 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) dismissed the clamor surrounding equal pay in Texas' race to replace him as governor. Appearing on Tuesday's edition of M...

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...

Gingrich Hits CNN's Treatment Of Ted Nugent

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Former House Speaker and current CNN "Crossfire" host Newt Gingrich was critical of his own network's coverage of rocker Ted Nugent on Tuesday. In ...

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...

Wendy Davis Foe Touts Record Of Helping Women

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

Less than a week after learning he has a female challenger, Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott (R) is pushing his record o...

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...

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...

Perry Surrogate Ramps Up Bid To Replace Him

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

HOUSTON — The stage at a Houston honky-tonk has a wheelchair ramp. At another rally, Greg Abbott's aides lay plywood boards on the ground to mak...

Texas Dems See New Hope

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. An all-but-certain Republican successor is emerging to follow the depa...