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The Texas gubernatorial race: Name-calling, provocative ad campaigns, and a little Ted Nugent

Let’s take a look at the Texas governor’s race. The basics: You’ve got Democratic candidate and current state senator Wendy Davis running against Republican candidate and attorney general Greg Abbott.

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Pictured: Democratic candidate Wendy Davis and Republican candidate Greg Abbott. SOURCE: Getty Images

If Davis wins the election, she’d be the state’s first female governor since Anne Richards left office in 1995. But, unfortunately for Davis, she’s trailing Abbott by 15 percent, according to a recent poll. What do candidates do when they’re fighting an uphill battle? They pull out all the stops. In this week’s edition of Poli Up Video, Fusion’s Alicia Menendez brings you the Davis video at the center of a lot of controversy. Enjoy!

The Texas gubernatorial race: Name-calling, provocative ad campaigns, and a little Ted Nugent

Let’s take a look at the Texas governor’s race. The basics: You’ve got Democratic candidate and current state senator Wendy Davis running against Republican candidate and attorney general Greg Abbott.

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Pictured: Democratic candidate Wendy Davis and Republican candidate Greg Abbott. SOURCE: Getty Images

If Davis wins the election, she’d be the state’s first female governor since Anne Richards left office in 1995. But, unfortunately for Davis, she’s trailing Abbott by 15 percent, according to a recent poll. What do candidates do when they’re fighting an uphill battle? They pull out all the stops. In this week’s edition of Poli Up Video, Fusion’s Alicia Menendez brings you the Davis video at the center of a lot of controversy. Enjoy!

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