Jun 27, 2014 — The Texas state senator galvanized Democrats across the nation with her 11-hour filibuster to block restrictive abortion laws. Then she ran for governor — and got a big dose of political reality.
Jan 21, 2014 — Inconsistencies in the Texas Democrat's teenage mother-to-Harvard Law School graduate narrative have put Davis and her high-profile campaign for governor on the defensive.
Nov 12, 2013 — Also: Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is coming out with a memoir; a new story by Jeffrey Eugenides; Martin Cruz Smith says he has Parkinson's.
Aug 5, 2013 — State Sen. Wendy Davis' national profile has soared since her June attempt to block abortion legislation. But she shed little light on plans for her political future during a speech in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
Jul 9, 2013 — The state is once again the focus of the abortion debate as lawmakers take up new legislation. Last month, Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis' filibuster kept the bill from passing.
Jul 1, 2013 — Texas is the latest state where protesters have descended on a Republican-controlled state capitol in an uphill effort to block conservative policies.
Jun 26, 2013 — The Texas lawmaker whose filibuster helped block passage of sweeping abortion restrictions became a national political star overnight. It's an impressive ride for a former single mom who once lived in a trailer park.
Jun 26, 2013 — After a dramatic evening that included a filibuster, procedural back-and-forth and the crowds of chanting protesters in the Capitol, Texas lawmakers failed to pass sweeping abortion restrictions before a midnight deadline.