Rep. Seth Moulton, a Democrat of Massachusetts, served four tours of duty in Iraq, earned three Harvard degrees, has served four years in Congress, and wants to add "president" to that list.
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After formally announcing his candidacy for president on "Good Morning America," Moulton is the 19th Democratic candidate to join the field.
During the 2018 midterms, the Marine from Marblehead, Massachusetts, raised over $4 million through his Serve America PAC to support Democratic candidates running in battleground states. Before announcing his candidacy, Moulton laid the groundwork for his 2020 campaign, having already visited Iowa, South Carolina, New Hampshire and Nevada.
Full Name: Seth Wilbur Moulton
Date of birth: October 24, 1978
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts
Family: Wife Elizabeth, and 6-month-old daughter, Emmy.
Education: Dual master's degrees in business and public administration, Harvard University (2011), Bachelor of Arts in physics, Harvard University (2001)
What he does now: In 2014, Moulton unseated John Tierney, a nine-term incumbent, to win Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District, and has been re-elected twice since.
What he used to do: After graduation from Harvard University, Moulton enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2001. As an infantry officer, he served four tours of duty in Iraq, two as a special assistant to then-Gen. David Petraeus.
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