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Dems see bright future even in a loss
Politico, by Anna Palmer & Katie Glueck

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/23/2014 4:39:52 AM

Democrats are publicly rooting for Wendy Davis to turn Texas blue. But privately, many of her supporters are resigned to her losing. And, already, some political operatives are pondering how she can stay politically relevant beyond November. Davis is down by 12 points to opponent Greg Abbott in the race for governor, a disadvantage that many liberals believe could mean a blow-out in November. But even if Davis suffers a big loss, she could still score a win for her political career — setting herself up as an important player in the party regardless of the final score.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doctor P, 6/23/2014 9:12:30 AM     (No. 9896441)

please send more money to Wendy.

Every dollar that goes to her, is one less dollar available to someone who has a chance of winning elsewhere.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mamafrog, 6/23/2014 9:41:23 AM     (No. 9896461)

She isn´t the best candidate but she will show what part of the electorate the Democratic base in Texas can get out to vote. Look for one of the Castro brothers to run and win in the next decade.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: oh-heck, 6/23/2014 12:52:45 PM     (No. 9896733)

She´s a one trick pony. During her primary, she lost every single border county. If those voters stay home because she is the top of the ticket, Texas will become even redder.

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