TribWeek: In Case You Missed It
Our wall-to-wall coverage of the headline-making, ground-quaking filibuster that ended the first called special session of the 83rd Legislature: Aguilar, Aaronson, Root and Luthra's liveblog of the fateful events, Dehn with video of the explosive final moments, Batheja on the shouts heard 'round the world, M. Smith (with Tumulty of The Washington Post) on Wendy Davis' political prospects, Ramsey on what the Democrats do now, Root on Rick Perry making it personal, Ramsey on David Dewhurst's bad week, Grissom and Batheja on other bills that didn't pass and Hamilton, Ramsey, Aaronson and I go deep on the podcast: The best of our best content from June 24-28, 2013.
Texas senators are trying to get to the bottom of whether Republicans successfully pushed through a vote on Senate Bill 5, the omnibus abortion restriction bill, ahead of their midnight deadline. Our liveblog tells the tale.
Miss the dramatic end to the debate over abortion legislation in the Texas Senate on Tuesday? Just want to see it again? Here's raw video of the explosive final moments. Spoiler alert: It gets loud.
When efforts by state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, and other Senate Democrats to run out the clock on an abortion bill fell short, protesters made enough noise to grind the Senate chamber to a halt.
Wendy Davis came off the Senate floor early Wednesday as the national Democratic Party's newest star. But what effect her 11-hour filibuster to stop abortion legislation will have on her political prospects in Texas is an open question.
Texas Democrats had a big win on a big stage Tuesday night. Can they keep it going?
Gov. Rick Perry went after rising Democratic star Wendy Davis on Thursday, saying the Texas senator’s fierce advocacy of abortion rights shows that she did not “learn from her own example’’ as a single mother.
The state's lieutenant governor was hoping the special session would revive his support among conservatives. It might have done exactly the opposite.
Legislation that would create sentencing guidelines for 17-year-old murderers and increase funding for road construction were not the target of state Sen. Wendy Davis' filibuster, but died amid her high-profile effort.
Reeve, Ross, Becca and Evan review the events of state Sen. Wendy Davis' national-news-making filibuster on an omnibus abortion bill that dramatically closed out the first special session.
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