July 15, 2013 7:13 PM
Texas state Senator Wendy Davis has reaped nearly $1 million in political donations since she staged a nearly 11-hour filibuster that ultimately failed to stop the Texas legislature approving stringent new restrictions on abortion in the state. Beyonce may be a diva (noun: The female version of a hustler), but the pop star is also a recessionista (noun: Someone who finds killer deals at stores like Target, or as your sassy aunt pronounces it, "Tar-zhay"). And she recently hit up the Target in her hometown of Houston, Texas. Governor Rick Perry defended a measure passed by the Texas legislature to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying states - not the federal government - should decide such matters and rejecting criticism that the law would shut down most of the state's abortion clinics.