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Offline Rapunzel

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Wendy Davis Raises $12 Million, But Will It Matter?
« on: January 14, 2014, 10:20:33 PM »

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Re: Wendy Davis Raises $12 Million, But Will It Matter?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014, 10:22:41 PM »
Even if every Democrat and Democrat leaning voter turned out for her, she would still not win.

It would be like Ted Cruz trying to run for the Senate in California or New York.

Almost every penny she is raising is coming from out of state.  Few Texans are willing to donate money to a lost cause.  They'd rather spend it on legislative races since they can usually flip one or two (while losing about the same number) each election.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2014, 10:25:00 PM by Atomic Cow »
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