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Liz Watson To Lead Congressional Progressive Caucus Center

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Liz Watson. (Liz for Indiana, Facebook)

Liz Watson, former Democratic candidate for Indiana's 9th Congressional District, will soon lead a nonprofit organization that advocates for progressive politics.

A press release from the Congressional Progressive Caucus Center (CPCC) doesn't indicate when Watson will begin work as the new Executive Director. 

Watson announced the new position Sunday on her campaign's Facebook page. 

"In this role, I will be working to achieve all of the things that we fought for together," Watson said in the post. "[W]e have an amazing opportunity to make real and lasting change." 

The CPCC is based in Washington, D.C. 

"It is hard to leave," Watson said on Facebook. "But I can promise you this: I will continue to be with you in the fight for an Indiana and a nation that leaves no one behind." 

Watson ran against incumbent Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R) in southern Indiana's 9th Congressional District. Hollingsworth won the race with 56.5 percent of the vote.

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