Wendy Davis Is In

Davis intends to run in the first open-seat governor’s race in Texas since 1990. | AP Photo

Davis intends to run in the first open-seat governor’s race in Texas since 1990. | AP Photo

Politico reports that “Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis and her advisers have begun informing influential Democrats that she intends to run for governor in 2014, according to multiple sources familiar with Davis’s conversations.”

Davis advisers declined to confirm that she will enter the governor’s race, but Davis consultant Hector Nieto said the senator has made up her mind about 2014 and will unveil her plans next week.

“Sen. Davis has decided what she will do and she looks forward to making that announcement with her grass-roots supporters on Oct. 3,” Nieto said.

State and national Democrats have wooed Davis over the past few months for the uphill campaign against Republican state Attorney General Greg Abbott, the presumptive GOP gubernatorial nominee.

Great news! I’m ready to cover Wendy’s back if she’s in… Davis “made a national name for herself in June when she mounted a filibuster against new proposed abortion clinic regulations.”

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