Rep. Duckworth is 'Ready for Hillary'
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Rep. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthDemocrats pushing for changes to bipartisan infrastructure deal 10 books that take readers inside the lives of American leaders Overnight Health Care: Fauci clashes with Paul - again | New York reaches .1B settlement with opioid distributors | Delta variant accounts for 83 percent of US COVID-19 cases MORE (D-Ill.) is "Ready for Hillary," making her the second House lawmaker to back the group working to draft Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden flexes presidential muscle on campaign trail with Virginia's McAuliffe Shontel Brown gaining ground against Nina Turner in Ohio: poll Biden hits trail for McAuliffe in test of his political brand MORE to run for president.

Duckworth sent out a Veterans Day email on behalf of the organization on Monday, a sign of her support.

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"Today I join all Americans in honoring the brave men and women who have worn the uniform in service to our nation. These men and women have given so much for all of us. We owe them our freedom, our respect, and our gratitude demonstrated in our words and deeds," she says in the email.

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.