Wendy Davis going beyond Texas for campaign bucks
POSTED: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 1:40pm
Both New York and LA donors on Davis' list
Austin — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Hollywood loves stars and loves an underdog, and Democrat Wendy Davis is both. At a recent rooftop fundraiser hosted by Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg at the Bad Robot film studios near Los Angeles, she socked away more money for what could be a financially record-shattering race for Texas governor.
Likewise, in Manhattan brownstones, Silicon Valley mansions and Washington hotels, Davis has told her compelling personal story of rising from a trailer park to Harvard Law and reeled in donors.