Sen. Leticia Van De Putte

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Texas Governor.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Two-Woman Ticket In Texas Goes For History In 2014

Forget whether Hillary Clinton could win the White House in 2016. Women still have yet to run many statehouses, but in 2014 two Texas Democrats are going for a new kind of history: Winning as an all-female ticket for governor and lieutenant governor.


File photo of maintenance being performed at a Texas school. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmaker Tearfully Vows School Choice Fight

The head of the Senate Education Committee broke into tears Thursday as he promised to fight for dramatically expanded “school choice” in Texas.