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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton released a TV ad Wednesday that highlights her newly announced plan to fight Alzheimer’s disease — as well as a proposal to help caregivers deal with the burden of helping aging parents with the disease.

It’s the latest in a series of ads designed to draw attention to her health care proposals for Democratic primary audiences. But unlike the previous TV ads, which focused on drug prices, this is the first one that’s built around a Clinton plan to deal with the costs of a serious disease.


The ad features Keith Thompson, a New Hampshire librarian who tells the story of how he takes care of his 84-year-old mother with Alzheimer’s disease — and how he relayed the story to Clinton when he met her. The ad includes footage of that encounter, which took place at the New Hampshire Democratic debate in September.

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