Wendy Davis: Talk That She Can’t Win Race ‘Absurd’

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis said Saturday it’s “absurd” to suggest her chances of becoming Texas governor are fading as some supporters grow restless with a campaign fortified with national exposure and money that still lags against Republican Greg Abbott.

“We have four months left,” Davis told reporters. “I trust that people are going to commit the energy to make this happen. I truly do.”

The Fort Worth state senator is confronting new questions about a path to victory at a highly visible time in her underdog run. She marked the anniversary this week of her star-making filibuster that temporarily blocked new statewide abortion restrictions and headlined the Texas Democratic Convention that was held at the Dallas Convention Center.

Davis maintained her star magnetism among 6,000 party delegates and fired up a convention hall with a keynote speech that mentioned Abbott 30 times. But delegates — even some decked…

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