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Women's rights hero Wendy Davis enters Texas governor race

AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Wendy Davis made it official Thursday: she is running as the Democratic candidate for Texas governor.

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Letter from North Carolina: I was arrested with Rev. Barber 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an anti-woman bill on abortion that the state House had passed into law, which restricts how abortions can be carried out.

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Texans stand with women

In Dallas 200 Texans attended a "Stand with Texas Women" rally and press conference in front of City Hall. The night before, some 1,100 attended a rally there.

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Panel: Media consolidation hurts women

Media consolidation and cross-ownership, where fewer big conglomerates determine the information Americans see, shuts out women and minorities.

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Women take lead in Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall journey

Women of all ages, colors, national origins and class status were a critical piece of the coalition that propelled President Barack Obama into his second term.

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Republicans force expiration of Violence Against Women Act

The reason? Republicans reject extending the law's protections for women who are undocumented immigrants, Native Americans, LGBT, or students.

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Union says Romney did not seek women for top posts

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was wrong when he said that, as Massachusetts governor, he sought information about qualified working women for his Cabinet.

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Romney presses gun rights but not women’s rights

Mitt Romney's website lists 26 issues on which you can "learn more about Mitt." The list includes gun rights, but not women's rights.

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Top Romney pal compares immigrants to dogs

This weekend, Mitt Romney endorsed Republican Rep. Steve King for reelection Nov. 6, calling him a "partner in DC."  King has taken the most extreme right-wing positions on almost every issue.

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Women at DNC return fire in GOP “War on Women”

Women speakers at the Democratic National Convention appealed for President Obama's reelection as the best answer to the GOP's "war on women."

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