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Duckworth sworn into Veterans Affairs post

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Wounded Iraq war vet Tammy Duckworth was sworn in this week as an assistant secretary at the Veterans Affairs Department. Duckworth, former Illinois Veterans Affairs chief, will oversee the Office of Public Affairs and Intergovernmental Communications. That's Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) far right and William Brandt, a Chicago Democratic activist at the Duckworth swearing in ceremony.

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CONGRATS TO TAMMY, A TRUE HEROINE IN OUR COUNTRY!
TAMMY WILL DO A GREAT JOB!

She was an excellent pick for the position. I am not a fan of her politics, but I think she is a strong, heroic woman that can serve our veterans well.

WAY TO GO R.L. IT IS HALF FOR HER AND HALF FOR
YOU, STOP WATCHING FOX NEWS!
IT IS ALL ABOUT TAMMY NOT YOU HALFWAY!

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