Wendy Davis

Politics & Policy |
April 27, 2009

Another confirmation in question

Bryan W. Shaw's confirmation as a member of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has run into trouble in the Texas Senate. At a press conference this morning, Sens. Eliot Shapleigh, Wendy Davis and Rodney Ellis called for a "top to bottom" review of the agency -- in the manner

Politics & Policy |
March 10, 2009

Tone-deaf, defined by Fraser

Freshman Senator Wendy Davis was questioning Fraser when he asked her to speak up: “I have trouble hearing women’s voices,” he said. Really?  Rodney Ellis certainly couldn’t let that one go. He interrupts and asks Duncan:  “I thought I heard my wife’s voice…Is she calling me?” Davis tries to get

Politics & Policy |
January 31, 2009

Senate committees: the losers

In making his committee appointments, Dewhurst didn’t do any favors for the two new members, Davis and Huffman. * Davis is on Education, International Relations & Trade (note to lite gov–Fort Worth is near the border, all right, but it’s the Oklahoma border, not the Mexican border), Veteran’s Affairs &

Politics & Policy |
October 28, 2008

D’s say Davis is leading Brimer

This is a report from a Democratic operative who is involved in the race. “If you add up the early voters with previous Democratic primary history, and ad up the early voters with previous Republican primary history, and then give Republicans 70% of the voters with unknown primary histories, [Wendy]

Politics & Policy |
October 7, 2008

Brimer: Letter from the Alamo

Fellow Republicans and patriots, I am besieged, by a thousand or more of the Democrats under Wendy Davis–I have sustained a continual bombardment and cannonade by their lawyers for 24 weeks and have not won a case–The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion; otherwise, my political career is to

Politics & Policy |
September 21, 2008

The Brimer-Davis lawsuit takes a strange turn

That was one strange story. Two day before the Fort Worth court of appeals was scheduled to hear oral arguments in Kim Brimer’s lawsuit seeking to have Wendy Davis declared ineligible to run for the state Senate, John Cayce, the chief justice of the Second Court of Appeals

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