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Why Veterans Run
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More and more veterans are running for Congress. Can the members of one of America’s most-trusted institutions turn around the dismal fortunes of one of its least-trusted ones?

Published on: December 27, 2018
Rebecca Burgess manages the Program on American Citizenship at the American Enterprise Institute, where she focuses on veterans and their role in civil society and politics. She is the author of “Second Service: Military Veterans and Public Office.”
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