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Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The most prominent example of this came two years ago when Norris and his wife released an anti-Obama video on YouTube …

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Wendy Davis, Texas State Senator, Reveals Details Of Her Gritty Life In Memoir

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis reveals the details of her gritty and sometimes unhappy life growing up in her new memoir, Forgetting to be Afraid. In the book, Davis writes about her experiences growing up, including a very personal story of how her mother once tried to kill herself and her children, including Davis, while battling depression after her divorce. …

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Wendy Davis Responds To Attack Ads With More Attack Ads

Wendy Davis is going head to head with her opponent, Greg Abbott, in Texas’ gubernatorial race. Dueling accusations are being thrown and deflected on the part of both campaigns. The attack ads are out in force. Davis’ latest ad accuses Attorney General Abbot of covering up a sexual abuse scandal in the West Texas State School. Meanwhile, Abbot released his …

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Wendy Davis Seeks Campaign Funds Outside Texas

Texas Democratic Senator Wendy Davis is seeking campaign funds outside the state to support her bid for governor, thus far raising over four times more out-of-state than her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott. “Texas is a huge state,” said national Democratic fundraiser Kristin Oblander. “The budgets for these races are immense, and the pressure for fundraising is huge.” Davis is smartly …

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Wendy Davis Wins Democratic Gubernatorial Nomination

George P. Bush wasn’t the only Texan to win yesterday. Wendy Davis was voted as the Democratic nominee for Texas Governor. Davis announced in October that she would be putting her name in the gubernatorial hat. Winning the nomination makes Davis the first female governor nominee since former Governor Ann Richards won the nomination in 1990. Richards served as Governor …

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Greta Van Susteren Slams Fellow Fox Anchor

With today’s 24/7 news media, Americans have become used to the constant bickering between networks. Those at Fox News hate MSNBC and CNN, and vice versa. The fighting is almost always directed at someone from another network or other political persuasion. However, the tide turned yesterday as Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren railed against fellow Fox News contributor Erick …

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Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis

Controversial political commentator Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity’s self-titled Fox News channel talk show Monday night to sound off on Texas Senator Wendy Davis. Coulter, who appears frequently on Fox News, jumped at the chance to weigh in on the maelstrom that has surrounded Davis since The Dallas Morning News broke a story suggesting that key facts in Davis’ …

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Wendy Davis, Texas Senator, To Run For Governor

Wendy Davis, the Texas Democrat who raised eyebrows earlier this year with an 11-hour filibuster of an abortion bill that garnered her thousands of supporters, announced on Thursday that she’ll be running for governor. Davis says her focus will be education and job creation, and while those things aren’t unique to any politician, Davis has the power of that filibuster …

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Abortion Hearing in Texas Forbids Tampons

Yes, you read that correctly. The Texas senate is currently debating SB1, a bill that, if enacted, could introduce some of the harshest abortion restrictions in the country, effectively shutting down nearly every clinic in its state. This situation certainly sounds familiar (terrifyingly so) to those who followed the story of Wendy Davis a few weeks ago, the Texas senator …

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