Barbara Boxer

Wendy Davis' Famous Filibuster Turns One, Continues to Spread Courage for Those Fighting Anti-Abortion Fundies

Wendy Davis' Famous Filibuster Turns One, Continues to Spread Courage for Those Fighting Anti-Abortion Fundies
It's been one year since Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis' historic 13-hour filibuster to stop politicians from pushing through a draconian anti-choice bill during a special legislative session. Ever since Wendy's epic stand, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas has been working with allies on the ground to make sure women can continue to access abortion and reproductive-health care in the Lone Star state. But the energy we saw in Texas from activists standing up to join Wendy one year ago has spread far beyond Texas.
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Blog for Choice
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Senate Dems Back Plan to Give President the Authority to Raise Debt Ceiling

Senate Dems Back Plan to Give President the Authority to Raise Debt Ceiling
Democrats controlling the Senate proposed Tuesday to avoid future showdowns over the so-called debt ceiling by giving the president authority to authorize additional federal borrowing unless Congress can muster veto-proof margins to block him.
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Andrew Taylor
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