Wendy Davis Calls for Special Session on Border Surge

* Editor's note: This story has been updated to include a response from Gov. Rick Perry. 
* Correction appended

MCALLEN — State Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor, has added her name to the list of lawmakers calling for a special legislative session to immediately address the unprecedented number of illegal border crossers into Texas. 

In doing so, she joins hardline Republicans who demanded last week that the state’s leadership call lawmakers back to Austin. Following those calls, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Gov. Rick Perry authorized the Department ...

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