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Texas Governor Ann Richards was the keynote speaker at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. 

"We’ve been told that the interests of the South and the Southwest are not the same interests as the North and the Northeast. They pit one group against the other. They’ve divided this country and in our isolation we think government isn’t gonna help us, and we’re alone in our feelings. We feel forgotten. Well, the fact is that we are not an isolated piece of their puzzle. We are one nation. We are the United States of America."

Twenty four years later her daughter, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, took the stage at the 2012 DNC to voice her support to reelect President Obama.

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