Wendy Davis Won't Win, But Here's What She Can Do To Hurt Texas Republicans
Thursday was the one-year anniversary of Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis’ famous filibuster against the enactment of abortion restrictions in the state. While the 11-hour protest made her a national darling of the Democratic Party, you won’t find language about abortion anywhere on ...read more
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations
Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott (R) has delivered on a promise he made in April when he said would welcome the "Bitcoin community" to his campaign. Abbott is the current attorney general of Texas, and will face state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) in the November general ...read more
THE MORNING BANTER: Wendy Davis Wins, DC Weed Decriminalized, RT Anchor Rebels, and Hoverboards
Happy Wednesday. How full is your glass? Here's what's happening on the interweb: 1. Wendy Davis Wins Primary In Texas Gubernatorial Race Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is officially the Democratic nominee for governor, the Associated Press reports. Davis, the clear ...read more
Quote of the Day: Why the Hell Is Wendy Davis Being Asked To Respond To Bristol Palin?
"With all due respect to Miss Palin, of course, nothing that was said in that tweet is true. I am very proud of the mother that I have been to my daughters. I have always been, and will always be, the most important female in their life." -- Wendy Davis, yesterday during an ...read more
The Morning Banter: Wendy Davis vs. the Boys, Giant Hornets, and Del Toro's "Treehouse of Horror"
It's Friday and that means you're going to need something to occupy your time while you're waiting for the right moment to duck out of work early. That's where our morning reading list comes in. 1. Bully Fighter Wendy Davis says she's going to run for governor of Texas. ...read more
Wendy Davis Knows That This Fight Will Never End
It may not have seemed possible, but in some strange way I respect Wendy Davis even more right now that I did the night she stood up and stood down a draconian anti-abortion bill two weeks ago on the floor of the Texas senate. Davis's 13-hour filibuster was instantly the stuff ...read more
The Top Six Examples of Nefarious Republican Tactics From The Last 48 Hours
One of the major takeaways from the series dramatic political events over the last 48 hours is quite simply that the Republicans will do anything to win. Almost literally anything. Chicanery and complex scheming in politics isn't anything new (see also House of Cards), but the ...read more
Heroes, Villains, and a Hell of a Night in Texas
(Automatic Update: While this piece stands at the moment, namely at 3:16AM ET, it looks as if the Republicans' little parlor trick that I linked to below -- namely their apparent attempt to change the time stamp on the vote making it appear legal and valid -- may have gotten ...read more