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Liberal, Conservative Groups Vie For Vets' Interests

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Liberal, Conservative Groups Vie For Vets' Interests

Election 2008: Voting Groups

Liberal, Conservative Groups Vie For Vets' Interests

Liberal, Conservative Groups Vie For Vets' Interests

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Vote Vets on the left and Vets for Freedom on the right are competing to deliver the political message for those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. They're both endorsing candidates for Congress — not the same names, of course — and they debate regularly on talk TV.

How effective will they be? Well, they're toiling in the shadow of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, the hard-hitting team that four years ago changed the image of veterans groups.