September 19th, 2014
08:48 PM ET

Democrat, rising star Wendy Davis distances herself from Obama

Wendy Davis is hoping to become the first Democratic governor of Texas in 20 years.

Today, Hillary Clinton turned the spotlight on her and other women running in this year's midterm election.

Hillary Clinton tells liberals to focus on women

"We have so many reasons to be hopeful," Clinton said, during a roundtable at the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank. "Mary Burke gives me hope. Maggie Hassan gives me hope. Martha Coakley and Wendy Davis give me hope."

Davis' new memoir is a portrait of a woman unafraid to go it alone, whether taking on the Texas senate or turning her back on the President of the United States.

CNN's Erin Burnett has more OutFront.

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  1. Facts Not Fox

    In other words she knows that, despite the fact that this President has protected women's abortion rights and signed equal pay for women executive orders and placed TWO women on the Supreme Court, the backward, pig-ignorant, s-kicker racists in Texas who hate this President because of his color would use any association with him against her.

    September 28, 2014 at 3:19 pm | Reply

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