Senfronia Thompson's file:

Democrat from Texas

A Houston lawyer first elected to the state House of Representatives in 1973, Thompson "has served longer in the Legislature than any other woman or African-American in Texas history," according to her House biography, and chairs the House Local and Consent Calendars Committee.

Recent statements involving Senfronia Thompson

"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.

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