Davis Hires Karin Johanson as Campaign Manager

After a nationwide search, Sen. Wendy Davis will tap veteran Democratic strategist Karin Johanson to run her race for Texas governor, her campaign announced Sunday.

Johanson managed Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s successful 2012 campaign in Wisconsin and was executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee when her party took control of the House in the 2006 mid-term elections.

“Karin has proven that she can win tough races. She has taken on and beaten a full arsenal of failed leadership, despite millions in negative ads,” said Davis spokesman Bo Delp. “Karin will be an excellent and outstanding addition to this ...

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