MJ Hegar, Whose Campaign Ad Went Viral, Is Back With a Video About Her Next Goal: Senate

A new spot highlights the momentum her first ad generated

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Soldier turned political hopeful MJ Hegar exploded onto the scene in 2018 with a video called “Doors” that set a new bar for high-impact storytelling in campaign ads.

Running for the U.S. House in a deep-red Texas district against a veteran Republican lawmaker, Hegar succeeded in closing the seemingly impossible race to a narrow 3% margin, but in the end her national fame and fundraising couldn’t add up to a win.

Today, Hegar, an Air Force veteran who survived being shot down in Afghanistan, announced she is now setting her sights on an even more ambitious political goal: the U.S.



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