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Showing Up: What Does A Woman Need To Do To Be Heard?
Sammie Moshenberg is a consultant in Washington, DC.
Showing up may not be half the battle, but it is critical to any movement. Almost exactly three years ago, Texas state legislator
Leticia Van De Putte To Run For Mayor Of San Antonio
By The Texas Tribune, The Texas Tribune
“When asked some time this summer would I consider, I was so focused… on the position of lieutenant governor and winning
Leticia Van De Putte's Dad Set An Awesome Example For Dads Everywhere
Van De Putte hadn't planned on calling out her male colleagues in the Texas state senate when Davis began her filibuster
Leticia Van De Putte: Women Will Now Be Defined By Their Bosses Thanks To Hobby Lobby
Watch a clip of Van De Putte's appearance above. "My mom's in her eighties, and what she always told me and my sisters is
Dem: Hobby Lobby Decision Means Women Will 'Be Defined By Who Your Boss Is'
Leticia Van de Putte said that the Hobby Lobby ruling means that future generations of women will "be defined by who your boss is."
"Amazing Grace" Garcia and Her Legacy Among Texas Women
Political communications strategist
Grace Garcia was the matriarch of a tight-knit circle of women working to change the face of power in Texas politics.
Fiery Anti-Immigration GOP Nominee Dan Patrick Shifts Tone To Appeal To Hispanic Voters
By Texas Tribune, Texas Tribune
Patrick gave voters a glimpse of this shift in tone in April during an immigration debate with San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro
Democracy For America Backs Leticia Van De Putte In Texas Lieutenant Governor's Race
DFA announced the endorsement in a Wednesday email to supporters: In the email, DFA highlighted its early endorsement of
Leticia Van De Putte Takes Campaign For Lieutenant Governor On The Road
By Houston Chronicle, Houston Chronicle
Van de Putte will kick off the bus tour Sunday in the Alamo City and is set to wrap up April 7 in Austin after trekking an
17th Annual LULAC Legislative Conference and Awards Gala is a Huge Success!
Brent A. Wilkes
National Executive Director, The League of United Latin Americ...
LULAC's 17th Annual Legislative Conference and Awards Gala took place in Washington D.C. in February. The conference was
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What Texas Lawmakers Really Achieved for Women
William H. Harwood
Instructor of Philosophy, The University of Texas-Pan American
You are to be forgiven if you cannot think of anything that could be called a women's health "legislative achievement" coming out of Texas recently.
Leticia Van De Putte, Dem Lt. Gov. Candidate, Says 'Momma Ain't Happy' With 'Toxic' GOP Rhetoric
"If that is just what this campaign is about, it's not a winning campaign, because it is so much more," she added. In a Thursday
Contentious Texas Official Expects This Election To Be His Last
Leticia Van de Putte Announces Bid For Texas Lieutenant Governor
"We're proud of Texas, too, but Texas families deserve better than what they've been getting," Van de Putte said. "Texas
San Antonio LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law Draws Hundreds To 'Pray' In Protest (VIDEO)
James Michael Nichols
In response, hundreds of protestors attended an open meeting to voice their discontent and pray for the city council to not
You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell
People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.
Abortion Politics, Filibusters, Two New Heroes -- And Five Tips for Anti-Choice Politicians
Ethicist, epidemiologist, environmentalist, editor, educator, ...
If I were a Texan, and if the anti-choice guys would listen to me or anybody like me, here's what I'd tell them in a nutshell.
In Defense of Unruly Mobs
Democratic strategist and writer
If Americans witness their government abusing power, wouldn't you want them to speak up?
Leticia Van De Putte, Texas Senator: GOP Should Be Investigated For Changing Abortion Vote Timestamp
Texas state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte (D), one of the lawmakers who stood up and defended Sen. Wendy Davis (D) after Davis
Leticia Van De Putte, Mother Of Dragons (PHOTO)
While Wendy Davis's fortitude and conviction won the day for women in Texas, she received a huge assist from fellow Democrat
Texas Abortion Bill Filibustered By State Senator Wendy Davis Is Dead
Despite a long day of filibustering, Davis was upbeat when she greeted the crowd of supporters, who applauded the senator
Leticia Van De Putte, Texas Legislator, Slams Male Colleagues During Abortion Filibuster
As Republican lawmakers suspended Texas state senator Wendy Davis' marathon filibuster of a contentious abortion bill late
Political Snowbirds: The Case for Sen. Leticia Van de Putte for Texas Governor
Native Texan, Political Hobbyist, Rick Perry Observer
State Senator Leticia Van de Putte's future-planning proposals aim to make the world a better place for her grandson. This desire to benefit generations beyond her own, is leadership with a conscience.
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