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The Texas Legislature's Sexist Little Secretnew

Tales from "the last of the good ol' boys clubs."
The Texas Observer  |  Olivia Messer  |  08-01-2013  |  The War on Women

Texas Anti-Abortion Bill Defeatednew

In the end, after the 13-hour filibuster and all the wrangling over rules, Wendy Davis and her fellow Texas Democrats could do only so much. In the end, it was the citizens in the gallery who made the difference late Tuesday night.
The Texas Observer  |  Carolyn Jones  |  06-26-2013  |  Politics

Texas Anti-Abortion Bill Dies After Filibusternew

The Texas Senate gallery erupted in deafening applause, chants, and clapping as the clock edged toward midnight – the deadline for state lawmakers to decide on the fate of a bill that would essentially decimate access to abortion in Texas.
San Antonio Current  |  Mary Tuma  |  06-26-2013  |  The War on Women

Vermont Health Commissioner Isn't Sweating Swine Flunew

The combination of a deadly new bug and the erosion of resources for her department will test the public-health and managerial chops of Wendy Davis, the state's No. 1 health officer.
Seven Days  |  Kevin J. Kelley  |  05-22-2009  |  Science

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