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Chicago Tribune endorses Tammy Duckworth for U.S. Senate!



 
Great news: the Chicago Tribune endorsed Tammy this morning for U.S. Senate! 
 
The Tribune has endorsed Mark Kirk in every previous race he's run and their decision to endorse Tammy over Kirk is a big deal. 
 
That's why Tammy needs your help to make sure voters across Illinois know about the Tribune's critical endorsement. Contribute right now to give our campaign the resources needed to spread the word:
 
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Here are a few of the highlights from the Tribune's endorsement: 
 
"As a Veteran of combat in Iraq, Duckworth offers a unique perspective on military spending, preparedness and troop deployment."
 
"She has criticized wasteful defense spending […] She famously excoriated a beneficiary of the system who qualified for a contract by claiming an injury to his ankle that he had sustained during military prep school."
 
"Duckworth has the chops for nonconformity. She trained as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot because that was one of the only options for women in the military who wanted to engage in combat."
 
It's a strong endorsement and an important counterpoint to the misleading attack ads Mark Kirk and his super PAC are running, criticizing Tammy's record on Veterans' issues and national security. Contribute now help Tammy respond to Kirk's attacks and highlight this key endorsement:
 
 


 
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No purchase, payment, or contribution is necessary to win, and will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received between 10/12/16 and 10/16/16. Enter by contributing here. or click here to enter without contributing. One winner and a guest will receive a trip to Chicago, Illinois, including round-trip airfare for the winner and the winner's guest and one hotel room. Attend a reception with Tammy Duckworth and David Letterman. (approx. retail value of all prizes $1,500.00). Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of the 50 states, DC or Puerto Rico and 18 or older (or age of majority under applicable law). All prizes awarded. Promotion subject to Official Rules and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Tammy for Illinois, PO Box 10793, Chicago, IL 60610 
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