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2010: Schieffer: Shami Sticks

Farouk Shami is staying in the race for governor, Tom Schieffer or no Tom Schieffer, Bill White or no Bill White.

Farouk Shami is staying in the race for governor, Tom Schieffer or no Tom Schieffer, Bill White or no Bill White. After a meeting with other gubernatorial candidates and Texas Democratic Party leaders in Dallas, the Houston hair care billionaire issued a statement:

"I came to America with $71 in my pocket and founded a multi-billion dollar company that has created thousands of jobs for Texans. Even Rick Perry says I embody the American Dream. I got into this race to create jobs for Texans, and that's why I'm sticking in this race. Let's have a positive Democratic Primary dedicated to discussing how to create the most jobs for Texans, and no matter who's part of that discussion, Texas will be better off."

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