2014 Election
4:56 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Davis Says Opponents Picked A Fight With The "Wrong Texas Gal"

The daughters of likely Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis ran to her aide during a fundraising event in Austin. The state senator from Fort Worth also took a moment to, what she says, "set the record straight."

Before the candidate took the stage, her daughter Amber corrected some of the things being said about her mother’s parenting while she attended Harvard law school.

Davis said over the last 10 days Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has done everything possible to skew her story by taking issue with certain dates and her parenting skills.

"I pursued my education not instead of being a good mother but because being a good mother required that I build a better life for my family," Davis said.

Davis told the crowd of supporters that this race isn’t about what happened in her life 30 years ago, it’s about what will happen to Texas families 30 years from now.

"Greg Abbott and his folks have a picked a fight with wrong Texas gal," Davis said.

Davis said Abbott can attack her political record, but she draws the line at lying about her family.