Today, reporters were allowed to eavesdrop on the weekly conference call with major donors to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. And Marc Ambinder of the Atlantic Monthly reports back with this gem:
Dallas's Debbie Branson, a former president of the state trial bar, implored the campaign to send Clinton down to Texas pronto. "Y'all need to get to Texas... Texans are not afraid of a strong, independent woman... we need you to get here."
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Ambinder means Branson was president of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, by the way. Still, we end the day by completing the circle: Branson was also the finance chair for Garry Mauro's gubernatorial campaign 10 years ago. --Robert Wilonsky