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Wendy Davis Campaign Defends Controversial Attack Ad Against Greg Abbott

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaign of state senator and Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) on Friday rushed to defend a controversial ad attacking ...

Why Wendy Davis Didn't Speak About Her Abortions Earlier

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.10.2014 | Women

Wendy Davis became a nationally recognized champion of women's rights when she spoke for 11 hours straight on the Texas Senate floor against an anti-a...

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...

Wendy Davis Reveals She Had An Abortion In Memoir

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for m...

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...

Wendy Davis Looks To Get Campaign Back On Track

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

* Davis trailing Republican rival as state party meets * "Battleground Texas" group aims to mobilize non-voters By Jon H...

Art or Sexist?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Every man is like the company he is wont to keep. -- Euripides, Phoenix Because of his appearances with Ted Nugent during the Texas spring primaries ...

Details Of Wendy Davis Memoir Revealed

Texas Tribune | Aman Batheja | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

The soon-to-be published memoir from state Sen. Wendy Davis has a title and a cover. Davis, the Fort Worth Democratic senator who sho...

Dear Wendy Davis: Please Stop Talking About Your 'Story'

Ann Daly, PhD | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Ann Daly, PhD

Narrative is a deeply engrained cultural process that defines, inflicts and enforces taboos against ambitious women. The narrative of a mom heading off to Harvard Law School was never going to fly.

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 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 ...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...