Ms. Davis, that was one impressive filibuster

On-Your-Mark---Mark-Campbell-07-13Because that’s how we roll in Texas, a new political star was born in Austin June 25 after a 13-hour filibuster by Democratic Senator Wendy Davis.
The Fort Worthian, before a boisterous crowd that apparently just wandered in from partying on Sixth Street, delayed a vote on an abortion regulation bill.
Naturally, Senate Bill 5 will eventually pass. Yet Davis, who already was rumored to be considering running for governor – if Rick Perry ever leaves; he’s pondering a White House effort – now has gained some serious national attention.


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