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Veteran Tammy Duckworth: ‘Barack Obama Will Never Ignore Our Troops’
September 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Tammy Duckworth, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Illinois and former assistant secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke on President Obama's success as commander-in-chief and commitment to U.S. military troops -- both in combat and after returning home as veterans.
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