Donna Campbell: The TT Interview

Emergency room physician Donna Campbell surprised many political prognisticators when she managed to overtake her better-financed and better-known opponents to become the Republican nominee to represent Senate District 25.

Though she still faces a challenge from John Courage, a Democrat, Campbell has gone from being a long-shot candidate to the heavy favorite to win the seat held for two decades by Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio. Wenworth lost to Campbell in the primary.

"I’ve got a steep learning curve," Campbell acknowledged in a recent interview with The Texas Tribune. She isn't alone — the Texas Senate is expecting an ...

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