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January 21, 2014 - 6:46 am
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On Sunday, the Dallas Morning News and reporter Wayne Slater published a blockbuster story exposing the fact that Wendy Davis, the Texas Democrats’ candidate for governor, has embellished and hidden key parts of her background.

Davis has long claimed that she is a rags-to-riches story, a teen mother living in a trailer who was divorced at age 19 before working herself out of poverty to become a political celebrity. She certainly struggled financially, after she became pregnant at a young age, then married and divorced the father of her first child.

Slater reported that the truth is far more complicated than Davis’ origins story. Davis divorced at 21, not 19. She only lived in the trailer for a few months. She was able to get her Harvard education thanks to her second husband, Jeff Davis, whom she left the day after he made the final payment on her tuition. He had cashed his 401(k) savings and taken out a loan to pay for her education.

She met Mr. Davis, 13 years her senior, while she was waiting tables at her father’s dinner theater.

Four nights a week, Davis was also waiting tables at her father’s Fort Worth dinner theater, Stage West. It was there that she met her future husband, Jeff Davis, a 34-year-old friend of her father’s.

“One day at the end of a meeting, Jerry asked, ‘How do you like younger women? My daughter wants to go out with you,’” Jeff Davis said in an interview. “I was flattered so I took her out. We dated two or three years, then got married.”

While they dated, Wendy Davis enrolled at Texas Christian University on an academic scholarship and a Pell Grant. After they married, when she was 24, they moved into a historic home in the Mistletoe Heights neighborhood of Fort Worth.

Jeff Davis paid for her final two years at TCU. “It was community resources. We paid for it together,” Wendy Davis said.

When she was accepted to Harvard Law School, Jeff Davis cashed in his 401(k) account and eventually took out a loan to pay for her final year there.

“I was making really good money then, well over six figures,” he said. “But when you’ve got someone at Harvard, you’ve got bills to pay, you’ve got two small kids. The economy itself was marginal. You do what you have to do, no big deal.”

The daughters, then 8 and 2, remained with Jeff Davis in Fort Worth while Wendy Davis was at Harvard.

Davis, who rocketed to national fame on the back of a filibuster she mounted to defend late-term abortion, leaving her children behind while she pursued her career would become a theme. She left them behind again after the divorce, and was ordered to pay Mr. Davis child support. She said at the time that “it was not a good time” for her to raise her children. Davis’ daughter asked the court to grant Mr. Davis conservatorship of her.

In the initial divorce filing, Davis’ husband accused Wendy Davis of marital infidelity. Mr. Davis also requested a restraining order against the future state senator, which had the court order her not to do drugs or drink alcohol within 24 hours of contact with her children.

Wendy Davis also may have committed perjury. She has stated in sworn testimony that she was divorced at 19, when the truth is that she was divorced two years later. From Slater’s story:

“I had a baby. I got divorced by the time I was 19 years old,” she testified in a recent federal lawsuit over redistricting. “After I got divorced, I lived in a mobile home park in southeast Fort Worth.”

In Slater’s story, Davis blames the two-year discrepancy in her age at her first divorce on “loose language.”

“My language should be tighter,” she said. “I’m learning about using broader, looser language. I need to be more focused on the detail.”

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Wendy Davis’ hometown newspaper that she sued in the 1990s after losing her first political race, initially ran no story of its own regarding its local state senator and governor candidate. Tuesday afternoon, it ran a piece by the AP’s Will Weissert that glosses over many key sections — the status of the children, the infidelity claim in Mr. Davis’ filing, the timing of Mr. Davis making the final payment on her education, and her leaving him the following day. Weissert also includes quotes from Davis blaming the discrepancies in her life story on her likely GOP opponent, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

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If you like your marriage of convenience, you can keep your marriage of convenience.
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Wendy Davis issued judges warning and restraining order per "Red State" reporting:
By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | January 20th, 2014 at 07:42 PM
News has broken that Wendy Davis lied about her background. She is now playing victim blaming Greg Abbott.
It is her ex-husband who talked to a left-of-center Dallas reporter. It is also her ex-husband who asked a Texas District Court to issue a temporary restraining order against Wendy Davis in 2003.
In that order, the judge ordered that Wendy Davis “be immediately restrained from . . . using illegal drugs or consuming alcohol within 24 hours before or during the period of possession of or access to the child.”
Speaking of the child, at the time her daughter requested her father serve as her managing conservator.
It appears that Wendy Davis did not just leave out key details. Nor does it appear that Davis is just being held to a different standard than a man. It appears there is much more to Wendy Davis than meets the eye.
In conclusion: as an attorney, Wendy Davis was reported to have been using illegal substances...per judges decision and warning. Pray. Amen. Now if Obama had had like scrutiny, would he have been elected President?Join a Tea Party, urgently.
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How did Wendy get elected to the Texas Senate? She certainly is not a Tarrant County kind of girl. Does anyone have background? What were her margins, where were areas of strength and what were the allegations of voter fraud?
BTW, to those who quote actual abortion numbers, try to include a racial breakdown of those numbers. Abortion is really a race issue, one hidden to direct attention away from the democrats eternal war against African-Americans.
34 weeks ago
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Where is the problem? She's the ideal candidate --- for democrats...
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I can't get over how her father pimped out Abortion Barbie to a sugar daddy. Davis claims she "worked" her way thru college as a single mother but she dumped her kids onto her 2nd husband, who sounds like a good guy and father, and moved across the country to attend Haaavard. She then gets her JD dumps her husband and kids for greener pastures. And now Abortion Barbie is the poster girl for the Democrat/Communist party? Really? LongrangeSniper is correct she will get the parasite vote and the illegal alien vote. I get a kick out of her pink sneakers. Think she stole that idea from former welfare mom and now Democrat Senator Patty "Sneakers" Murray. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patty_Murray
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Isn't there a word for women who use men to as piggybanks?
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They can't print this, given the Obama v. Ryan Senate race -- oh, wait...
34 weeks ago
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But it won't hurt her vote tallies in the least; she'll still get the parasitic vote as well as the "dead" vote.
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It will be harder this time around. We now have voter ID in Texas and we hope it will keep the dead in the graveyards (and the illegals in the barrios) this time around, God rest their souls.
34 weeks ago
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She dumps her kids twice, cashes out this guy's retirement savings and then throws him away as soon as Harvard's paid off?

Ooops...just used an un-allowed word...
34 weeks ago
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You forgot cuckolding him (according to the initial divorce filing).
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Truly a woman of character,cut of the same cloth as Hillary, Bill, Barack, Michelle, Rev. Wright, etc, etc, never ending Demonrats. Let the people of Texas be advised and chose wisely.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEja-1emRic


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Mother Who Regrets her Abortions Will March for Life: “I’m Marching for My Babies” 1/19/14

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Waited until the tuition was paid in full before fling for divorce. That's cold.
No wait, she's a Democrat... it's "ambitious."
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