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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 ...


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Lots of Small Talk

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Fort Worth Weekly goes to print on Tuesday nights, so at press time Static didn’t know whether State Sen. Wendy Davis’ filibuster would be successful or not. If all went according to plan, the Fort Worth Democrat didn’t s...



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Live Stream of Wendy Davis Filibuster

Eric Griffey
Wendy Davis has begun what will be a 12-hour filibuster. She’s trying to block Senate Bill 5, which would limit Texas women’s access to abortions. In order to become a law, the bill must pass before midnight tonight...


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He Said, We Said

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Mudslinging in the Texas Senate race between incumbent Wendy Davis and challenger Mark Shelton has splattered on little ol’ Fort Worth Weekly. Shelton pounced on one perceived Davis weakness that even Weekly staffers had long...



Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) and Rep. Mark Shelton (R-Fort Worth). COURTESY OF TEXAS TRIBUNE

VIDEO: Race For Wendy Davis Senate Seat Getting Uglier

Andrew McLemore
Texas Republicans, who already have a super-majority in the House, are salivating over the possibility of winning back the state Senate seat that Democrat Wendy Davis won in a surprise 2008 victory. Though it’s hard to co...


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State Sen. Wendy Davis Endorses Marc Veasey

Jeff Prince
As predicted in last week’s cover story, the new Congressional District 33 election features a runoff between Dallas attorney Domingo Garcia and Fort Worth’s Rep. Marc Veasey. Now, state Sen. Wendy Davis says she...