Sylvester Turner fires up Texas Democrats at party convention
FORT WORTH — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner showed Friday that he can fire up Democrats statewide like few others in Texas.
The first-term mayor used a powerful oration to elicit one of the most raucous standing ovations from more than 7,000 people at the Texas Democratic Convention on Friday. While others like former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro drew big applause, Turner got the entire Fort Worth Convention Center on its feet.
Turner told the party faithful why he’s a Democrat, and how Democrats have helped shape the state.
“I’m a non-partisan mayor,” Turner said before pausing. “But my... read more
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