Summary The records list a $250 donation from Wendy Davis from April 28, 1999 to Bush for President, Inc. Davis listed her occupation as "homemaker" and her address as "Continental Plaza #C-10," a sector of an office building which legal directory FindLaw.com lists as the office of attorney Jeffry Davis , her husband at the time.
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Summary Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis' two daughters have written open letters to fight back after what they call a smear campaigns against their mother. Amber and Dru Davis wrote it's completely untrue their mother abandoned them for school. . Tuesday night, Davis was introduced by her daughter at an Austin event.
Summary It wasn't enough that revelations of a distorted biography emerged , the details of which included her leaving an older man just a day after he completed payments for her Harvard Law education. For those of us who've followed her effort from its onset, a filibuster in support of late-term abortions, it's honestly not that surprising.
Summary AUSTIN -- Wendy Davis has found it difficult to escape the label of one-issue candidate, and her star-crossed campaign did her no favors Tuesday night. A live online stream of the speeches was arranged by the Travis County Democratic Party, sponsor of the annual fundraising bash, through the Texas Tribune, a news website.
Summary Wendy Davis' daughter Dru, 25, and Amber, 31, say that their mom never abandoned them and that she never lost custody over them. Twitter users including Bristol Palin claim that Davis lied about her life story in regards to how long she lived in a trailer and how much financial aid she received from her husband to go to Harvard.
Summary Wendy Davis -- the Texas state senator who gained national attention for an 11-hour filibuster against an abortion bill -- is in the spotlight again. Davis' eldest daughter Amber took to the stage to support her mother.
Summary Responding to charges that she's a "golddigger" who neglected her children, Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis fired back Tuesday night. Amber Davis tearfully introduced her mother to the crowd Tuesday night, calling the senator "my role model" and "the best mother in the world."
Summary When Texas State Senator Wendy Davis stood up on behalf of a woman's right to access abortion and spoke for 13 hours against crippling legislation on the floor of the state senate, she galvanized women across the country. The current threats to abortion access embodied in the Texas law and other state statutes are even more dire.In Texas, one third of clinics shut down because they could not meet the standards of the new law - precisely the result sought by abortion opponents .
Summary The Dallas Morning News, in a story last week, said Davis' story of early marriage, divorce and single parenthood was somewhat exaggerated. The News also said her second husband, Jeff Davis, helped put her through college and Harvard Law School, and that her daughters remained with him in Fort Worth while she was in Massachusetts and got custody of her younger daughter, Dru, when they divorced.
Summary State Senator Wendy Davis. But Ms. Davis made a point on Tuesday to dispute perhaps the most personal accusations: that she was not involved in raising her daughters while she attended Harvard, and that she gave up custody after her divorce from her second husband, Jeff Davis.
Summary No one would attack Davis for being ambitious if she were a man. But it was still to be expected that her Republican foes would use the misstatements against her. But Davis has been accused of abandoning her children to pursue her own career - a charge that is not only inherently sexist (fathers are not held to the same standards, or expected to interrupt professional schooling or jobs to stay home with their children) - but untrue, according to Davis's daughters.
Summary Dru and Amber Davis released letters individually Monday challenging the assertion that they had been "abandoned" by their mother after she divorced Dru's father, attorney Jeffry Davis. The letters intend to tug at the heartstrings with the same story Davis asserted was true of her ascent to Harvard Law School.
Summary MOJAVE, Calif. The company tweeted Friday: ''During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of SpaceShipTwo.''. Virgin Galactic has been the front-runner in the fledgling space-tourism industry.
Summary House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on President Obama to issue a "bold" executive order... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on President Obama to issue a "bold" executive order that would stop the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants, including farm workers, families of people allowed to remain in the country under the administration's "Dream Act" policy, and many others.
Summary By PHILLIP RAWLS - Associated Press - Friday, October 31, 2014. The U.S. Department of Education will put up $3.5 million a year and that will be matched by the state and UAB's project partners, including the state Department of Education, Alabama State University, Auburn University, the University of Alabama, the University of Montevallo and the Black Belt Community Foundation.
Summary The Republican Governors Association is on track to raise more than $140 million this cycle, my colleague Matea Gold reports this morning . He's in states marked in blue on Friday, yellow on Saturday, purple on Sunday and green on Monday.