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I was at Scholz's for the party the Travis County Democratic Party threw so we could watch Wendy Davis make her announcement for governor. The room was packed - just about literally. And there was so much excitement -- I was drafted to help at the table selling t-shirts & we sold tons. Come & see the pictures I took.

Crowd shot - you can sort of see the local elected officials, in the back left, talking before Wendy spoke:

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us watching the woman of the hour:

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I wouldn't normally include this one, as it is an awful one of me, with my eyes closed & all, but it is me with the best State Representative in Texas, Elliott Naishtat, so look at my friend Elliott, not me:

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There was so much energy, excitement & joy in the room. I have real hope we can take back the Governor's mansion. Help us out - here's the donation page for Battleground Texas, the group working to turn Texas blue. And here is Wendy Davis' Act Blue page

a better crowd shot:

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link to video - thanks to TX Freethinker: http://www.nbcdfw.com/...

and the MSNBC segment:

http://www.nbcnews.com/...

Originally posted to anotherdemocrat on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 05:09 PM PDT.

Also republished by TexKos-Messing with Texas with Nothing but Love for Texans and Kitchen Table Kibitzing.

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