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In Texas, Marathon Filibuster Derails New Abortion Bill

  • Posted: 6/29/2013
    • Length: 10:13
    • Plays: ???
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A Texas state bill supported by Republican lawmakers to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and require new standards for abortion providers was derailed by a marathon filibuster led by Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis. Gwen Ifill recaps the dramatic night in the Texas State Senate with Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune.

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