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The Wendy Davis Filibuster: A Win for New Media

From Mashable:

In this democracy, with its relatively low voter turnout (about 60% in 2012, depending on who you ask) and highly partisan Congress, anything that sparks engagement in the political process is a plus. Enter Texas State Senator Wendy Davis. By now, you've heard of her. But, as of Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. CDT, when she began her epic, near-eleven-hour filibuster on the floor of the Texas state senate, she was largely unknown.

Read the rest at Mashable.

Posted on July 22, 2013 in
audio/video, twitter.