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.
Summary Wendy Davis , the long shot Democratic candidate for Texas governor, deserves all the scrutiny she is getting for blurring some facts in her compelling life story. How convenient for Bristol Palin to ignore that, by her standards, her own father abandoned her and her siblings.
Summary A year ago, Wendy Davis was just another female State Senator from Texas, little known to the world outside of her legislature. Wendy Davis stood for the right of every woman in Texas to make her own decisions about her body.
Summary Subsequent to the Dallas Morning News story about her climb out of difficult circumstances, she made the statement that she needed to speak with "tighter language." The job of journalism is not to provide a hallelujah choir for candidates; it is to screen that candidate, dutifully and fairly, for the public office and the trust the candidate is seeking to acquire.
Summary Wendy Davis told an Austin crowd that she's had enough of people distorting her life story, especially in connection with her daughters. According to the text of her speech, which she gave Jan. 28, 2014, to the Travis County Democrats, the Fort Worth state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said she was separated from her first husband at 19 and divorced at 21.
Summary Consequently, a Texas pro-life group is attempting to rally the pitchforks for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies. Add that to the endless, persistent rumors that Girl Scouts has some sort of official national relationship with Planned Parenthood-- they don't --and here we are, with Breitbart declaring the launch of a boycott , organized by John Pisciotta, the leader of Pro-Life Waco.
Summary Celia Israel won a special runoff for a House seat in Texas and will seek a full term in November. The number of women in the upper chamber is unlikely to increase, even as two of the seven in the 31-member Senate -- Ms. Davis and Leticia Van de Putte, a Democrat who is trying to become the state's first female lieutenant governor -- pursue statewide offices.
Summary Wendy Davis, a Democratic state senator running to replace Rick Perry as governor of Texas, owes her political stardom to two things: a pair of pink sneakers and her unstinting support for a woman's right to terminate a late-term pregnancy in a substandard clinic.
Summary Regarding "Parents admit it: Closings necessary" (Page B1, Wednesday), I totally agree with the closing of schools and many businesses for the ice day. But that does not relieve the necessity of evaluating each time for the possible dangers and taking the appropriate steps to minimize the consequences.
Summary I especially like the image on the Wendy Davis campaign sticker that adorns today's First Reading. When the campaign learned that the Texas Tribune would be live-streaming the event, we shared the link for the live-stream with members of the press.
Summary WENDY DAVIS, (D) TEXAS GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE: By the time I was 19, I was already on my way to a divorce, living in a tiny trailer with my daughter Amber. RACHEL BUSH, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS STUDENTS FOR LIFE: I saw her filibuster, and then I know she is going to capitalize on her, you know, harrowing story of being a single mother that was struggling through law school and raising her daughters, and a lot of people have kind of sympathized with her over that.
Summary When a woman attempts to find some semblance of "having it all," she automatically becomes demonized. A male politician who is also a father gets to be, first and foremost, a male politician. Mark Pryor: Democrat Mark Pryor is currently running for re-election for a 3rd term to represent the state of Arkansas in the Senate.
Summary Subhed can go here for this can go here. Koemel attributed the successful start of the project to a handful of factors: physicians led the planning, support from the community and state followed, and Kaleida Health remained committed to the effort.
Summary The town of Chambersburg was devastated by the fires set by General John McCausland (under orders from General Jubal Early) during the Civil War . A letter the day after the fire to Pennsylvania Governor Andrew Curtin the destruction was described as follows: the rebels "fired the whole center portion of town, embracing twenty squares."
Summary While Philadelphia didn't walk off with a playoff berth in hand after beating the Cowboys 33-10 on Thursday, it was a sweet Thanksgiving for McCoy, Mark Sanchez and the Eagles. McCoy ran for 159 yards and a touchdown, Sanchez had his first scoring run in almost three years and the Eagles rolled in a matchup of NFC East co-leaders on the field where McCoy clinched last season's rushing title and Philadelphia won a playoffs-or-bust finale.
Summary Williams' views have proved unpopular with lots of fans. "He was a baby, man. The boy was walking in the middle of the street when the police supposedly told him to 'get the f**k on the sidewalk'. If you don't listen to that, after just having pushed a store owner, you're asking for trouble. But you're not asking to be killed. Some of these youth feel hunted and prayed upon, and that's why that officer needs to be punished."