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Governor Maggie Hassan (D. NH) is helping the Democratic Governors Association help raise money for State Senator Wendy Davis' (D. TX) gubernatorial bid against Attorney General Greg Abbott (R. TX) next year:
It’s wrong.
A top adviser to Texas’s Tea Party Attorney General Greg Abbott – the presumptive Republican nominee for governor – tweeted out a blog post calling Democratic Senator Wendy Davis "too stupid to be governor."

Really? Wendy’s an incredibly accomplished professional woman who worked her way through Harvard Law. The out-of-the-mainstream attacks on women by Abbott and the Tea Party have to end.

Democratic Senator Wendy Davis (L) of Fort Worth speaks as fellow Senator Royce West of Dallas listens at a protest before the start of a special session of the Legislature in Austin, Texas July 1, 2013. When the Texas Legislature convenes on Monday for a second special session, the Republican majority will seek to do what it couldn&#x27;t pull off in the first, when Davis stalled the measure for hours: Pass sweeping abortion restrictions. &nbsp;REUTERS/Mike Stone (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY HEALTH CIVIL UNREST) - RTX119C4
We can stop them – by electing Wendy Davis in Texas, ground zero for attacks that demean and marginalize women.

The latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll shows Wendy just five points back. If grassroots Democrats and women rally around her, she’ll win.

Donate by the FEC deadline at midnight on December 31 to help the DGA raise $95,000 to send support to defeat the Tea Party – we can elect Wendy and hold the Texas Republicans accountable for their extreme rhetoric.

Click here to donate $25 or more to elect incredible candidates like Wendy Davis and stop the Tea Party attacks on women.


 Wendy’s a proven fighter. Just look at the 13 hours of video footage of Wendy's filibuster, when she captured all of our attention with her fight to protect women’s rights.

If she can do that on her own, can you imagine what’s possible with us behind her? Tea Partier Abbott and his advisers sure can – that’s why they’re trying to de-legitimize her with demeaning attacks.

Not a chance.

Wendy has proven she has what it takes to stand up for Texans and women coast to coast. If Democrats everywhere get behind her, there’s no stopping us.

Click here to donate $25 or more before the FEC deadline on Dec. 31 to help elect Wendy Davis and other great leaders and stop the Tea Party attacks on women.


A win for Wendy would be a win for women and Democrats everywhere. Let’s make sure it happens.

With every good wish,

Maggie Hassan
Governor of New Hampshire

You can click here to donate to Wendy's campaign:

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Originally posted to pdc on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 02:00 PM PST.

Also republished by Feminism, Pro-Feminism, Womanism: Feminist Issues, Ideas, & Activism, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, Take New Hampshire Forward!, and Turning Texas: Election Digest.

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