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Since 11:18 AM CDT, Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) has been filibustering against a bill passed over the weekend by Republicans in the state House that would effectively close all abortion clinics in the state. If she speaks for 13 hours (until midnight CDT), the special 30-day legislative session will end and prevent the bill from becoming law.

In a tweet last week, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst essentially admitted that the goal of Senate Bill 5 is to close all of the state’s abortion clinics.

Lewis has been reading letters from women all over Texas. “I want my voice to count,” one letter from “Martha” read.

Governor Rick Perry and Texas Republicans have been waging a war on Planned Parenthood that has cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars.

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(H/T Josh Dorner)

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Pennsylvania and Nevada, two key 2020 battleground states, both certified President-elect Joe Biden's victory on Tuesday -- while President Donald Trump kept seeking to contest election results in court and insisted that he "will never concede."

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Bookvar, a Democrat, reported that she had certified the results after receiving certifications from all of Pennsylvania's 67 counties yesterday. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tweeted that he had fulfilled the legal requirements and "signed the Certificate of Ascertainment for the slate of electors for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris." The final vote total showed Biden with a lead of 80,555 votes in the commonwealth.

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