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Wendy Davis, Texas State Senator, Reveals Details Of Her Gritty Life In Memoir

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis reveals the details of her gritty and sometimes unhappy life growing up in her new memoir, Forgetting to be Afraid. In the book, Davis writes about her experiences growing up, including a very personal story of how her mother once tried to kill herself and her children, including Davis, while battling depression after her divorce. …

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Wendy Davis Responds To Attack Ads With More Attack Ads

Wendy Davis is going head to head with her opponent, Greg Abbott, in Texas’ gubernatorial race. Dueling accusations are being thrown and deflected on the part of both campaigns. The attack ads are out in force. Davis’ latest ad accuses Attorney General Abbot of covering up a sexual abuse scandal in the West Texas State School. Meanwhile, Abbot released his …

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Wendy Davis Seeks Campaign Funds Outside Texas

Texas Democratic Senator Wendy Davis is seeking campaign funds outside the state to support her bid for governor, thus far raising over four times more out-of-state than her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott. “Texas is a huge state,” said national Democratic fundraiser Kristin Oblander. “The budgets for these races are immense, and the pressure for fundraising is huge.” Davis is smartly …

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Rick Perry’s CPAC Speech Urges Rebellion

On the second day of the CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) held last Friday, Texas Governor Rick Perry’s speech was well received by the crowd with lots of applause and whistles. In his speech, the Governor praised his fellow Republicans, Governors Rick Scott of Florida, Scott Walker of Wisconsin, and Nikki Haley of South Carolina. He opened his speech by …

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Wendy Davis, Texas Senator, To Run For Governor

Wendy Davis, the Texas Democrat who raised eyebrows earlier this year with an 11-hour filibuster of an abortion bill that garnered her thousands of supporters, announced on Thursday that she’ll be running for governor. Davis says her focus will be education and job creation, and while those things aren’t unique to any politician, Davis has the power of that filibuster …

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