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This will be a very short one but I wanted to say congrats to State Senator and gubernatorial candidate, Wendy Davis (D. TX):

http://www.thenation.com/...

MOST VALUABLE STATE LEGISLATOR: Wendy Davis

State Senator Wendy Davis captured the imagination not just of her fellow Texans but of the nation in June, when she put on her now-famous sneakers to filibuster for eleven hours against anti-choice legislation. Despite a massive “Stand With Wendy” outpouring of popular support, the Republicans eventually got their way, after Texas Governor Rick Perry and his allies called the legislature back into session. But perhaps not for long: Davis is running an insurgent Democratic campaign that says it’s time for the home state of Ann Richards to elect another pro-choice governor. - The Nation, 12/18/13

As a way of congratulating Davis, please do consider donating or getting involed with her campaign:
http://www.wendydavistexas.com/

Originally posted to pdc on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST.

Also republished by The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party and Turning Texas: Election Digest.

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  •  Tip Jar (8+ / 0-)

    Funny Stuff at http://www.funnyordie.com/oresmas

    by poopdogcomedy on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 04:00:14 PM PST

  •  She's is the tops! (1+ / 0-)
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    htowngenie

      It is interesting that not necessarily here - although I may miss some diaries, but someone in TX continues to post on what is called the most popular website in the US.  
       It pays to show up!    

       Today's installment was her poking at Abbott on education - which he says he can't comment on cuz: litigation pending against him.   Well, okey doke, but that never should stop anyone here in TX to hesitate from taking a swipe at his miserable record.

        Reminder:  of the millions of Texans missing out on Affordable Health Care - 57% are Hispanic.    And we have a DEM Lt. Gov Candidate who is very well respected throughout  the State than can send that message loud and clear.  I'm looking forward to 2 women at the top of Texas legislature in 2014.

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