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What's in Your Purse? Candidates Answer.

Tammy Duckworth, the Democratic candidate in Illinois's 8th District, is a big fan of her bag: "I have a fabulous vintage hot-pink purse I got for $10. It fits my speeches, netbook, Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer in Rhubarb, and Sephora Minimergency Kit." Saving the best for last: Orlando police chief Val Demings, the Democratic nominee in Florida's 10th District, says, "I carry a 9-millimeter gun in my Dooney & Bourke that was a gift when I retired from the police department."

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