Molly Ivins speaks at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, Nov. 15, 2006. Ivins, a liberal Texas columnist, has been hospitalized in her ongoing battle with breast cancer, her assistant said earlier today. Ivins may be able to go home Monday, Betsy Moon said. “That’s the day the doctors said,” Moon said. “We’re not sure what’s going to happen, but she’s very sick”/Ralph Berrera, AP Photo/Austin American Statesman.