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You’ve probably heard that an unprecedented number of women are running for Congress in this cycle — and you may also know that most of those female candidates are Democrats. No big surprise there.

But you may be slightly more surprised to hear that a significant number of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are running this year as Democrats, too — and that eight of those highly decorated, patriotic, exceptional veterans are women who pioneered their roles in US military and intelligence services.

In this snappy ad from Serve America, a political action committee founded by Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), they tell their stories.

Click and be inspired.

 

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Roger Stone, left, and Alex Jones

Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

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The study at the Bedminster Golf Club. Donald Trump is meeting with a visitor, his former international trade advisor and January 6th co-conspirator, Peter Navarro.

TRUMP: Jared’s memoir? No, not going to read it, Peter. Nope, not a snowball’s chance in Hell’s Kitchen.

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Albert Woodfox passed away on August 4, 2022. In what’s believed to be the record for the longest stint in solitary in American history, Woodfox spent approximately 43 years alone in a 6-by-9-foot cell in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, colloquially called Angola, the name of the plantation that once occupied the same land.

The circumstances of his incarceration are as mind-boggling as the length of time Woodfox languished in loneliness. Along with an inmate named Herman Wallace, Woodfox was falsely accused — and wrongly convicted twice — of killing a corrections officer. Woodfox, Wallace, and another inmate were known for their indefinite placement in segregation and were dubbed the “Angola 3.”

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