Donations to Davis Spike After Abbott's Appearance With Nugent

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' attacks against her expected Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, for appearing with controversial rocker Ted Nugent last week appear to have boosted her fundraising efforts.

The latest campaign finance reports, which cover Jan. 24 to Feb. 22, show a spike in contributions for Davis during the almost week-long fire Abbott came under after appearing with Nugent at two campaign events in North Texas last week.

Davis reported raising $684,792 in the fundraising period's last six days, which covered the time frame following Abbott's announcement on Feb. 17 that he would appear with Nugent ...

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