State Senator Wendy Davis

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Wendy Davis Highlights Economic Development In Governor’s Race

Walking along West Magnolia Avenue, Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis points to the city’s re-development of this area as an example of her leadership on economic development issues while serving on the Fort Worth city council.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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Man Sentenced For Fire Bombing State Sen. Wendy Davis’ Office

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A 42-year-old homeless man has pleaded guilty arson charged for throwing Molotov cocktails at the door of State Senator Wendy Davis’ office two years ago. Cedric Carmond Steele entered the guilty […]

04/14/2014

Fort Worth City Councilman prepares to leave for Washington, D.C. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns Resigning

He burst into the national spotlight 2010 after giving an emotional speech letting homosexual teens who are victims of bullying know “it gets better.” Tuesday night Joel Burns announced that he is resigning from the Fort Worth City Council.

CBSDFW.COM–02/11/2014

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Davis Calls For Settlement In School Finance Suit

Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis is calling on Texas to settle a school finance lawsuit and convene a special session of the Legislature.

02/10/2014

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Democrat Wendy Davis Officially Enters Gubernatorial Race

Democrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn’t mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.

10/03/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) talks with guests at the head table before speaking at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. Davis, who entered the national spotlight after holding a filibuster on a Texas abortion bill, spoke on the political climate in Texas and Washington during her remarks. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sources: Wendy Davis Running For Texas Governor

Democrat Wendy Davis, a state senator who catapulted to national prominence this summer with a filibuster over access to abortion, is running for Texas governor.

09/26/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Senator Davis: Abortion Law Is ‘Break With Texas Families’

The state senator who became a national sensation for staging a marathon filibuster is calling sweeping new restrictions on abortion “a clear break with Texas families.”

07/18/2013

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Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City Hall

Hundreds of pro-choice supporters, angered over new abortion restrictions set to become law in Texas, are expected to gather at Dallas City Hall Monday evening.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

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Hundreds Sign Up To Testify As Abortion Bill Hearings Begin In Austin

More than 2,000 people signed up to testify about proposed abortion restrictions before a Texas House committee on Tuesday, but rules imposed by the panel’s top Republican mean no more than 140 members of the public would get a chance to speak.

CBS 11–07/02/2013

Sen. Wendy Davis as she filibusters against SB5 on senate floor. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Sen. Wendy Davis: “They Were Responding To What They Saw”

Sen. Wendy Davis says protestors were quiet and respectful inside the capitol until they saw the presiding officer not following the rules that he was asking them to follow… ultimately they spoke out.

06/28/2013

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) looks over the Senate rules trying to figure how to end the Democrats' attempt to defeat the anti-abortion bill SB5 by a filibuster on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Blowup Threatens Lt. Gov.’s Future

With the crowd in the Texas Senate gallery chanting at deafening levels, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stood at the podium with his hands in his pockets as his fellow Republicans pleaded and shouted for order.

06/28/2013

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War Of Words: Gov. Perry Vs. Sen. Davis

Gov. Rick Perry admonished state Sen. Wendy Davis, two days after her filibuster helped kill new Texas abortion restrictions, saying Davis’ rise from a tough upbringing to Harvard Law graduate should have taught her the value of each human life.

06/27/2013

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