Politico Playbook: "Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have joined an upstart effort to remove the chain of command from military sexual assault cases," writes Politico's Darren Samuelsohn. Jim VandeHei joins Morning Joe to discuss the lathe latest developments along with Texas Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis
Texas House Republicans are working to pass a restrictive anti-abortion law, but state senator Wendy Davis and her pro-choice allies are ready for a fight. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell discusses with Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards.
Talking Points Memo’s Sahil Kapur, former Senior Advisor to Hillary Clinton Ann Lewis, L. Joy Williams from LJW Community Strategies, and The Grio’s Perry Bacon, Jr. join Steve Kornacki to delve into Texas state politics and sum up State Sen. Wendy Davis’ chances if she chooses to run for governor.
Must-Read Op-Eds: Time's Mark Halperin reads from Kathleen Parker's latest Washington Post column on why Texas State Senator Wendy Davis should not be "sainted" for her filibuster of an abortion bill. The Morning Joe panel discusses the publicity Davis has received since her 11-hour filibuster.
Democratic Texas State Senator Wendy Davis talks with Rachel Maddow about the surge in activism against Republican efforts to dismantle women's healthcare in Texas and how that activism is changing the face of Texas politics.
Texas state Democratic Senator Wendy Davis listens as the state Senate meets to consider legislation restricting abortion rights in Austin, Texas July 12, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Stone
Democratic Senator Wendy Davis listens as the state Senate meets to consider legislation restricting abortion rights in Austin, Texas July 12, 2013. Texas on Friday is poised to enact a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a bitter political fight that stirred national debate ov
Anti-abortion activist conduct a rosary procession on the State Capitol as the state legislature meets to consider legislation restricting abortion rights in Austin, Texas July 9, 2013. The state House could vote on the bill as early as Tuesday, two weeks after Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis