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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Chelsea Clinton, Hillary Clinton's daughter, made a campaign stop at the University of Dubuque Wednesday.

She talked to a crowd of more than 100 people about a number of topics, including college education.

"My mom does believe that anyone should be able to go to community college tuition free. And she believes that anyone that comes from a family making 125 thousand dollars or less, which is about 90 percent of families in Iowa, should be able to go to a state college or university tuition free," Clinton said.

She also said Hillary will implement a plan so most graduating from a private university can do so debt free.

She then covered the Affordable Health Care Act.

"We do know we need to work on the affordable part of the Affordable Care Act," she said.

She also touted her mom's record working across the aisle.

"I hope that you would make the case about what my mom has done, even with unlikely allies," she said.

She perhaps hit hardest when a veteran asked what Hillary will do to support veterans, and particularly veterans with PTSD.

Donald Trump has come under fire this week for comments he made about veterans suffering from PTSD.

"We need to really move away from the stigma that surrounds PTSD and mental health issues broadly. This is part of what is so upsetting about what Donald Trump said this week. We should not be stigmatizing PTSD or mental health issues. We should not be treating mental health as somehow different than health," Clinton said.

It's Hillary's stance on veterans that have convinced Dubuque veteran Joe Hickey to vote for her.

"For him to criticize veterans, disabled veterans, is not only deplorable, it's un-American," he said.

Trump's campaign has fired back, saying the comments were taken out of context, and that's he's committed to helping all veteran's, especially the ones dealing with PTSD.

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