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Duckworth sent out a Veterans Day email on behalf of the organization on Monday, a sign of her support.
Duckworth, a double amputee Iraq war veteran, joins Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) in publicly supporting the group's efforts. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) and former Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-Calif.) have all been working with the organization, and all of the female Democratic senators have reportedly sent Clinton a letter encouraging her to run.
Clinton is seen as the clear front-runner for 2016, should she choose to run, and has been keeping up a busy political schedule in recent weeks and months.