Posts Tagged ‘wendy davis’
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The Field Narrows

Pauken’s out, and Davis is taking the fight to Abbott.
DAVE McNEELY
The presumption that the 2014 governor’s race is between Republican Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott and Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis is just too tough to overcome. On Dec. 5 — four days before the filing deadline — Abbott’s...


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Joel Burns Will Not Pursue Wendy Davis’s Vacated Seat

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth city council member Joel Burns announced in an email yesterday evening that he will not run for Wendy Davis’s seat in the Texas Senate. On the day Davis announced she was running for Texas governor earlier this...



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Wendy Davis, Joel Burns, and Political Dominoes

Eric Griffey
Hot on the heels of Wendy Davis’ announcement today at a rally in Haltom City that she will run for governor, Fort Worth city council member Joel Burns is contemplating running for the seat Davis will vacate in the Texas Sena...


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On to the Courthouse

Dems say the abortion fight is just beginning.
DAVE McNEELY
Last Friday, July 12, the Texas Capitol was awash with demonstrators, there for the showdown in the Texas Senate over the Republican-driven proposal to make abortions harder to obtain in Texas. The Republicans, with a 19-12 Sen...



WHO'S THE CROWD THERE TO SEE? EVERYONE KNOWS IT'S WENDY. (all photos by Jeff Prince)

Wendy Davis, Stand With Texas Women Bus Tour Hits Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
The tour bus was parked a mere 25 feet from the stage, and the crowd pressed close to the guardrails, dozens deep, waiting in torrid heat and humidity, sweat patterns soaked through their orange T-shirts as they waved makeshift...


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Political Theater

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Newly minted political celebrity Wendy Davis made the rounds of several Sunday morning talk shows last weekend to discuss her now-legendary 11-hour filibuster of an omnibus abortion restrictions bill in the state legislature. F...



Viviana: “This is for every woman who could possibly find herself in this situation.” Lee Chastain

Standing with Wendy — Again

The crowds in orange shirts say they’ll be back to oppose the abortion bill again.
ANNABELLE MASSEY MALLOY
Diane Viviana couldn’t believe she was having to do this again. But there she was last Tuesday, in the Texas Senate chamber gallery, elbow to elbow with other abortion rights supporters, lending her voice and her presence to ...


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Wendy Davis Encore Is Postponed

Jeff Prince
Texas women’s bodies are safe for another week. Round 2 of a special legislative session, following on the heels of Sen. Wendy Davis’s much publicized filibuster on abortion restrictions last week, was about as clim...



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The Daily Show’s Coverage of Wendy Davis

Eric Griffey
The Daily Show had some funny coverage of Filabuster-palooza, including a potential endorsement deal for Sen. Wendy Davis and her now famous pink shoes. The segment on Davis starts around the six minute mark, then there’s...


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Filabuster-palooza

Annabelle Massey Malloy
North Texas freelancer Annabelle Massey Malloy sent us this commentary on the filibuster: Like hundreds of thousands of other women and political junkies across this country, I was glued to the Texas Tribune’s live feed from ...