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Missouri State Senators Filibuster for 36 Hours to Stop Religious Freedom Law
A group of Missouri senators filibustered for 36 hours this week to stop a vote on a religious freedom measure that they said would discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) individuals. Eight Democratic lawmakers in the Missouri state senate are opposed to a
Election Results 2014: Republicans Take Control of Governorships in MD, AR, IL, MA
Republicans, now projected to take control of the Senate and build on their House majority, also made a strong showing in gubernatorial races around the country. GOP candidates in Maryland, Arkansas, Illinois and Massachusetts all took control of governor's seats that were previously held by
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By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT’S PRECISELY THE KIND OF ATTACK THAT U.S. OFFICIALS FEAR: While there is no indication that the events in Canada pose a direct threat to the U.S., President Obama told reporters the shootings in Canada underscore that the U.S. must...
Chuck Norris Gives Texas Voters a Kick, Boosts GOP Candidate
Walker, Texas Ranger returned to the Lone Star State on Wednesday, but not to fight bad guys. He’s swooped in to lend a helping hand to Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. “Chuck Norris doesn’t campaign with Greg Abbott,” Abbott’s campaign spokesman Avdiel Huerta said. “Greg...
They're Back…Congress Returns From Recess
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES HAPPENING THIS WEEK: President Obama will give a speech this week outlining his strategy for taking on the threat posed by ISIS, ABC’s JONATHAN KARL reported over the weekend. The president will use the speech to outline the nature of...
Wendy Davis Gets Personal in Her New Book 'Forgetting to Be Afraid'
Texas senator known for her 11-hour filibuster on abortion reveals painful details in her memoir.
Wendy Davis Reveals in Memoir That Her Mother ‘Almost’ Killed Herself, Children, During Depression
Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has made headlines for revealing in a new memoir that she had two abortion s, but the Democrat who rose to national prominence for her 13-hour filibuster of a bill that would have restricted women's access to abortion denied that her revelations were
Wendy Davis , Who Fought Abortion Restrictions in Texas, Reveals She Had an Abortion
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who made national headlines last year after her marathon filibuster against a bill that would have restricted women's access to abortions, made a "difficult decision" when she had an abortion in the 1990s, she told "Good Morning America's" Robin
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restriction
Fusion's Alicia Menendez reports on the closing of abortion clinics across Texas and the legal battle over new abortion laws in the state.
Opening Arguments On Capitol Hill (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’S JEFF ZELENY: Will House of Representatives v. Obama become an etched-in-stone case of historic legal proportion? We won’t know the answer to that question for months — or years — but the opening chapter of the debate...