Wendy Davis Expected To Announce Run For Texas Governor

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State Sen. Wendy Davis was expected to formally announce her campaign for Texas governor Thursday evening at 5 p.m., becoming the first Democrat to make an official bid for a statewide office in next year’s election.

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — State Sen. Wendy Davis formally announced her campaign for Texas governor Thursday evening at 5 p.m., becoming the first Democrat to make an official bid for a statewide office in next year’s election.

Her campaign set the stage at the Haltom City civic center, where she received her high school diploma, and supporters organized watch parties in 18 cities across the state, the pro-Democrat political action committee Battleground Texas said.

Davis has said that her experience going from being a single teen mother to a successful Harvard-trained attorney informs her progressive politics and her commitment to Texas’ middle-class residents.

Davis talked about education during her announcement, telling her own story of being a single mother living in a trailer park at 19. She learned of a paralegal program and enrolled at Tarrant County Community College through a pamphlet given to her by…

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