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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.

 

Photo by Michael Vadon/ CC BY 2.0

The first debate is typically the most dramatic occasion of every general election presidential campaign. Two (or three) rivals who have been contending with each other from a distance finally have to confront each other face to face, with the nation watching raptly and the election hanging in the balance.

It's great theater, particularly this year when Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off in what could be an epic brawl. The 90-minute forum, to be held Tuesday evening in Cleveland, will undoubtedly produce a large audience. The initial confrontation between Trump and Hillary Clinton in 2016 drew 84 million viewers, more than any previous debate. This one will dominate media coverage for days.

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