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Is Wendy Davis´ political star fading
in Texas gubernatorial race?

Fox News, by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/2/2014 2:40:43 PM

As a feisty state senator with pink sneakers and a fist in the air, Wendy Davis captured both the love and the ire of America last year when she pulled an 11-hour filibuster of anti-abortion measures in the Texas Capitol. But after using that star power to win her party´s nomination for governor, Davis is still struggling to take a lead over Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, and some say party confidence in her race is waning. "I think the frustration in some Democratic circles is that, despite her star power and substantial war chest, she has not been able to move

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The two campaigns have agreed to two debates. This should be interesting. Not many will watch, however.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doctor P, 9/2/2014 2:46:14 PM     (No. 9990629)

Star power?

Shows that the media can only do so much with minimal talents like her

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 9/2/2014 2:52:17 PM     (No. 9990637)

Wendy who?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 9/2/2014 2:53:13 PM     (No. 9990638)

Getting the opinion a democrat official from loony-left Austin and Travis County is probably not going to give an accurate picture of the campaign´s state.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross, 9/2/2014 3:00:59 PM     (No. 9990648)

When your only campaign issue is killing more babies, you are probably not destined to become governor of Texas.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 9/2/2014 3:05:50 PM     (No. 9990652)

She is a dark star here in Texas.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 9/2/2014 3:08:02 PM     (No. 9990656)

Fade from what, dim to black hole. Her appeal was always to narrow for Texas.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/2/2014 3:19:02 PM     (No. 9990670)

Headline implies that Wendy Davis once had "Star Power". Hilarious !

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Reply 8 - Posted by: farmwife, 9/2/2014 3:23:09 PM     (No. 9990677)

Mayb in stead of star power they shuld nominate someone with intelligence, integrity, and competence.

Nah. These are Democrats we´re talking about.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Samoasam, 9/2/2014 3:25:06 PM     (No. 9990680)

Why is Fox News publishing a garbage article?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PatrickTex, 9/2/2014 3:25:34 PM     (No. 9990682)

According to her TV ads, running daily, Abbot helped a Kirby vacuum cleaner salesman rape a woman and caused a man with cancer to ...well the ad isn´t clear on that, but apparently either give a man cancer or stole money so he didn´t get cancer treatment. She is running a very dirty campaign.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 9/2/2014 3:27:50 PM     (No. 9990687)

One good point made in this article - - she does have a substantial chest.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 9/2/2014 3:54:51 PM     (No. 9990724)

Take all the morality out of the issue, Abortion Barbie filibustered an abortion bill that had solid support and was guaranteed to pass. It was guaranteed that Gov. Perry would call a special session if she succeeded, but that didn´t stop her.

So basically, all she succeeded in doing was to cost the taxpayers of Texas millions of dollars to pay for a special session of the legislature to pass the bill that her little temper tantrum stopped from being passed in the regular session.

That was incredibly fiscally immature and reckless -- not exactly traits that you want in your governor.

Running one negative campaign ad after another, while Mr. Abbot runs one positive ad after another, isn´t making her look any more sane or attractive either.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: uno, 9/2/2014 4:39:49 PM     (No. 9990788)

I hear she´s going down on the Edmund Fitzgerald...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Griller1, 9/2/2014 5:05:30 PM     (No. 9990837)

Dear DNC: Please send more money for the Wendy Davis campaign. We like the money here, and know that she won´t win. It´s a win-win for Texas.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Udanja99, 9/2/2014 6:37:02 PM     (No. 9990925)

She never was a star. She was a meteor which entered the atmosphere and flamed out.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 9/2/2014 8:41:36 PM     (No. 9991059)

Star? More like a bleach blonde brown dwarf.

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