More Wendy Davis Articles

  • Wendy Davis staffer previously pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining an opponent's credit report

    A Wendy Davis staffer once pleaded guilty to posing as former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele online in order to illegally obtain his credit report.

  • Wendy Davis reports raising $27M in past year for Texas governor race

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, has reportedly raised $27 million since launching her campaign. On Tuesday, the Davis campaign announced it raised $27 million from more than 140,000 contributors since July...

  • Abbott concedes chemical data 'challenging' to get

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas can be a challenge. The Republican nominee for governor has faced scrutiny since a May ruling by his office that tightened public access to information about chemical...

  • Wendy Davis supporters struggle to name ONE of her legislative achievements

    "The filibuster so fills my mind bubble," a Wendy Davis supporter responded when asked to name the top legislative achievement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

  • Wendy Davis misses the mark on Hobby Lobby decision

    Wendy Davis, the Fort Worth lawyer and Texas state senator running for governor, tried to capitalize on the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case Monday, but she just couldn't get the message right.

  • Texas governor candidates make fundraising push as reporting deadline nears

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – With the six-month campaign finance reporting deadline here, Texas’ gubernatorial candidates are making one final push to tap supporters. In the past several days, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee, and her campaign have sent out several emails...

  • Wendy Davis: Talk that she can't win race 'absurd'

    DALLAS (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis said Saturday it's "absurd" to suggest her chances of becoming Texas governor are fading as some supporters grow restless with a campaign fortified with national exposure and money that still lags against Republican Greg Abbott. "We have four months left,"...

  • Davis bashes Abbott as Democrats push 'openness'

    DALLAS (AP) — Wendy Davis gave restless Texas Democrats craving momentum in her bid for governor a fiery pep talk Friday night, relentlessly bashing Republican rival Greg Abbott and bringing her family back in front of the public. Out to breathe new excitement into her most devoted supporters...

  • Wendy Davis late-term abortion celebrations sparsely attended across Texas

    Wendy Davis wanted to celebrate the anniversary of her late-term abortion filibuster on Wednesday - she even avoided the word "abortion" in promotions and offered free tickets to fill seats. But all the word hiding in the world can't put butts in seats, apparently.

  • Wendy Davis' tone defiant again as Democrats meet

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis is out to rejuvenate her run for Texas governor by reviving the message that followed her nearly 13-hour filibuster a year ago: Despite what it looks like, the fight isn't over. The Fort Worth state senator is predicting victory this November heading...

  • Year after filibuster, Davis says, 'We will win'

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis celebrated Wednesday night the anniversary of her star-making filibuster over Texas abortion restrictions by rallying supporters who are eager to recapture the defiant energy of last summer and reinvigorate her underdog campaign for governor. The Fort...

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  • A year past Texas filibuster, backer momentum ebbs

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One year after a filibuster attracted national attention and gave them a rare but brief Texas victory, abortion-rights supporters have struggled to recapture momentum in a conservative state where political battles usually don't go their way. The thousands of orange-clad...

  • How can Wendy Davis be the 'new face for abortion rights' if she pretends her filibuster wasn't about abortion?

    Democrats think Wendy Davis is going to be a party star, even though they're pretty sure she's going to lose her campaign for Texas governor. Liberal groups, according to Politico, hope Davis will become “a much-needed new face for abortion rights.” What, Cecile Richards’ “Claire...

  • As her campaign struggles, Wendy Davis suddenly cares about border security

    Wendy Davis' gubernatorial campaign isn't going so well. So what's an unpopular politician to do when they're struggling to gain support? Flip-flop!

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