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Veteran Tommy Sowers becomes a candidate

Tommy Sowers is a combat veteran on a new mission: to represent the 8th district of Missouri as a Democrat. But the London School of Economics grad is waging an uphill battle against Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R).

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In House race, combat veteran battles indifference about war
Article | GAINESVILLE, MO. - The 34-year-old former Army Green Beret ran across the street and bounded up the packed bleachers at the Hootin' and Hollarin' parade. Spots of sweat dotted his blue button-down shirt.

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