State Sen. Wendy Davis, who staged a filibuster that helped delay approval of sweeping abortion restrictions, says she raised nearly $1 million in the final two weeks of June.
The Fort Worth Democrat said Monday that contributions totaled $933,000 from June 17-30, and that $580,000 of that came from Texas donors. State rules prohibited officeholder fundraising from Jan. 1 until that period because the Legislature was in session.
Davis now has $1.06 million cash-on-hand.
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She became a national sensation for her 12-plus-hour filibuster that temporarily killed in the Texas Legislature a bill imposing new limits on abortion.
Gov. Rick Perry convened another special legislative session, however, and lawmakers passed the bill Friday.
Davis says she's focused on re-election next year. Some, though, have urged her to run for governor.