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A (Texas) Liberal in a Red State

Mark P. Jones

A (Texas) Liberal in a Red State.

Others have identified multiple hurdles state Sen. Wendy Davis would face were she to run for governor in 2014. To those I would add one more: Davis would be competing for statewide office in what is still a very red state with the legislative voting record of a relatively liberal Texas Democrat. This record may well prove to be an electoral asset in the future, but in 2014 it would be a liability.

Click here to read "A (Texas) Liberal in a Red State" in the July 10, 2013, edition of the Texas Tribune.