Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator famous for her 13-hour filibuster over abortion rights, spoke at the National Press Club in Washington. The Democrat sounded like a possible candidate for governor.
Rick Perry's announcement Monday in San Antonio may settle whether he'll run for a fourth term as governor – or open the door to a presidential bid in 2016. But as his 'oops' moment in 2012 signals, he's not predictable.
The case involves four new congressional seats and the rising political clout of Latinos in Texas, a state with a history of racial discrimination. Republicans say a map redrawn by a panel of federal judges usurps the role of elected officials.