November 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.
August 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.
July 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.
July 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.
June 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.
June 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.