Tag: Roy, Chip (1972- )

Wendy Davis, Who Rose to Fame With Filibuster, Will Run for Congress in Texas

Wendy Davis, a former Democratic nominee for governor of Texas whose marathon filibuster as a state senator turned her into an overnight political star, said Monday that she would run for a House seat held by a freshman Republican. Her bid to challenge the incumbent, Chip Roy, comes about six years after she stood in […]

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At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’

WASHINGTON — It was almost midnight, and the representatives of the people’s House were grouchy. For the first time in recent memory, a vote had been demanded on every amendment in a spending package, extending an already unwieldy and gridlocked process painfully late. Dinners were rescheduled. Meetings — and a congressional baseball practice — were […]

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