More Wendy Davis Articles

  • Wendy Davis included in FBI investigation of North Texas Tollway Authority

    Wendy Davis' legal work for the North Texas Tollway Authority is part of an FBI investigation into the agency, according to the Dallas Morning News.

  • Texas women prefer Greg Abbott to Wendy Davis

    A new poll from Public Policy Polling indicates that women in Texas are more likely to vote for Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott than Democratic candidate Wendy Davis.

  • Obama meets with Wendy Davis

    President Obama met with Texas state senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Thursday. Obama "visited briefly" with Davis after delivering remarks at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library for a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, according to the...

  • Greg Abbott shifts to schools in Texas governor's race

    Republican Greg Abbott is ready to shift the Texas governor's race back to education — but not over classroom spending cuts.

  • Sorry, Wendy Davis, but 5th Circuit says abortion law is constitutional

    A three-judge panel for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the controversial anti-abortion law that gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis filibustered last year. All three judges are women, by the way, which kind of takes away the whole "war on women" argument.

  • Wendy Davis escalates equal-pay attack on Greg Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – State Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is so eager to hear Attorney General Greg Abbott, the Republican nominee, talk about his stance on equal pay that she literally has begun counting the seconds. Abbott On Tuesday, Davis launched the...

  • Greg Abbott campaign blasts Wendy Davis over public sector bond work

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – As Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott continues to face accusations on his stance for equal pay, the Republican gubernatorial candidate is attempting to turn the focus back on his Democratic rival and her law firm’s work on public bonds. On Monday, Texans...

  • Republicans jittery about Wendy Davis' equal pay attacks in Texas governor's race

    Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis' latest spate of attacks on state Attorney General Greg Abbott has Austin Republicans a little baffled. At issue is equal pay legislation that Gov. Rick Perry vetoed last year. Abbott says he supports equal pay but also would have vetoed the bill as it overlaps...

  • Wendy Davis' filibuster against late-term abortion ban repels Texas Hispanics

    Embedded in the returns for last Tuesday's primary election in Texas is an interesting lesson on the difficulty of holding even a minority party's coalition together.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...