Analysis: Filibuster Remains Calling Card for Davis

Wendy Davis doesn’t want to be known just for the filibuster that made her a political celebrity, or for the issues — abortion and women’s health centers — that were the subjects of that long night last June.

But that's how she rose to prominence, and she is trying to capitalize on it: The Democratic gubernatorial nominee’s latest fundraising efforts are anchored in that summer struggle, starting with a picture of her on the envelope, standing on the Senate floor and, inside, a written pitch that invokes memories of that event.

Every candidate wants to be known for something, but ...

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