Davis' Daughters Fire Back at Critics of Their Mother

State Sen. Wendy Davis’ daughters are weighing in on the controversy surrounding the details of her early biography, saying the Democratic candidate for governor had been subjected to malicious and ludicrous attacks.

In open letters released Tuesday, Amber and Dru Davis said their mother indeed struggled as a single mother but still managed to participate fully in their lives. Dru Davis, who was a toddler when Wendy Davis attended Harvard Law School, called the Fort Worth senator a remarkable mother and role model.

“I hate that I feel the need to write this, but I have been reading and ...

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