Wendy Davis Cashes In on Filibuster

    WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05:  Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) listens to questions after speaking at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. Davis, who entered the national spotlight after holding a filibuster on a Texas abortion bill, spoke on the political climate in Texas and Washington during her remarks.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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    Texas Sen. Wendy Davis has raked in $1.2 million in donations since her 11-hour filibuster of an anti-abortion bill than captured the nation’s attention in June. That’s like $100,000 an hour. Sixty percent of the 24,000 individual donations came from Texas donors, each giving an average of about $52. Davis has said she’s eyeing the governor’s office, but has yet to announce a decision. Her would-be opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott, has already raised more than $20 million for that race.

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