Texas Senator Carol Alvarado Ends Filibuster After 15+ Hours, Voting Bill Passes Minutes LaterA Texas state senator continued her filibuster into Thursday morning, but after more than 15 hours Senator Carol Alvarado ended her effort to rally against Senate Bill 1.
Another Texas Democrat Launches A State Senate FilibusterA Texas Democrat has staged another state Senate floor filibuster — but don't expect it to generate as much attention as Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon speech four years ago.
Wendy Davis Sells Stylish Shoes, Designer Duds At Estate SaleFormer gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is selling a pink pair of running shoes identical to the ones she wore during her 11-hour filibuster over abortion rights in 2013.
Davis Marks 1 Year Since Abortion FilibusterDemocrats and Wendy Davis are marking the one-year anniversary of her star-making filibuster that delayed passage of new abortion restrictions in Texas.
A Year Past Texas Filibuster, Backer Momentum Ebbs 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.
Court Fight Over Texas Abortion Law Enters 2nd Day An abortion clinic operator has told a federal court that finding doctors is already difficult and that new requirements would force her to begin closing facilities.
Federal Court Mulling Delay Of Texas Abortion Law The Texas attorney general's office defended strict new state limits on abortion Monday by arguing at a court hearing that they seek to expressly protect "fetal life," not just the safety of women terminating pregnancies.
Davis Closer To Candidacy AnnouncementState Sen. Wendy Davis is getting ready to announce her political plans. The Fort Worth Democrat has an announcement scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Haltom City.
Cornyn Lauds Cruz But Won't Support Gov't Shutdown U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is congratulating his Texas colleague Ted Cruz for a "remarkable 21-hour performance." But he still says he can't support provoking a government shutdown to halt funding for Obamacare.
Sen. Cruz Ends Talkathon, Senate Heads Toward VoteTea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law after 21 hours and 19 minutes.
Filibuster Star Davis Mum On Cruz Marathon SpeechState Sen. Wendy Davis has nothing to say about Ted Cruz's vow to talk until he drops on the U.S. Senate floor.
SMU Political Analyst Says Davis Should Stay PutState Sen. Wendy Davis has been encouraged by Democrats to run for the Texas Governor's office in 2014. But SMU political scientist Cal Jillson thinks it would be a bad move.
Davis Promises Decision On Governor's Race By Labor Day Senator Wendy Davis says she'll make a decision on running for governor by Labor Day. Supporters are encouraging the Fort Worth to make a bid to become Texas' first Democratic governor since 1994.
Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City HallHundreds 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.
Texas Filibuster Star Davis Raises Nearly $1M State Senator Wendy Davis, who staged a filibuster that helped delay approval of sweeping abortion restrictions, says she raised nearly $1 million in the final two weeks of June.