Texas Democrats Need More Than Davis in 2014

Leticia Van de Putte, a Democratic state senator from San Antonio, might be part of the answer to the second question her party’s activists are asking these days.

The first question — will Wendy run? — will be answered Oct. 3 when state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, announces her decision on whether to run for governor or seek re-election.

The second, and this is where Van de Putte enters the conversation, is: Who else might be on the Democratic ticket?

If there is a line for those jobs, it’s not visible. Party leaders have put their hopes in Davis ...

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