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Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a news writer for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett and interned at The L Magazine. At New York University she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, The Washington Square News. She can be reached at catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Catherine

Jeff Davis, the second husband of Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), doesn't want to keep talking about the reported discrepancies in his ex-wife's background.

CNN reported the attorney from Fort Worth, Texas isn't happy with the backlash sparked by his comments in a report clarifying some details about his ex-wife's background, including that he subsidized part of her education at Harvard Law School.

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Conservatives were quick to attack Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) after a Dallas Morning News report revealed parts of her biography she touted on the campaign trail had stretched the truth.

But one Republican who knew the gubernatorial candidate from her days on the Forth Worth, Texas City Council is vouching for Davis' record, saying she wouldn't have come under the same scrutiny if she were a male candidate.

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