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UPDATE: Ty Pennington on progress recruiting Republican and Democratic delegates to help build home for a military veteran

Former "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" host Ty Pennington is bringing both political parties together for one goal: To build a house for a deserving military veteran. The plan calls for one half of the home to be built at the Republican National Convention and the other half at the Democratic National Convention. The Craftsman Brand, (along with non-profit Rebuilding Together, as well as Heroes at Home, NextGen Home, Champion Builders and Bank of America,) have teamed up with Ty to encourage volunteers to build the home.

Last week, we checked in with Ty at the RNC in Tampa, where Republican delegates were helping build the first half of the house. In Charlotte, he updates Soledad and the "Starting Point" team on the goal of building the second half with help from Democratic delegates.

Folks at home can also help encourage state delegates to participate by signing a petition at Facebook.com/craftsman.

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  1. Terri W.

    Ty THANK YOU for demonstrating without words, that the American people want UNITY in Washington. Current parties provide not a single example that is expected of the American people in corporate America – and that is teamwork. American's are sick of the mud slinging, and its either my party or nothing moves in Washington.

    October 17, 2012 at 9:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Amir Ali

    Mr federer why behind black ppls and after he got money from bobby deol from india sons of dharmendra and another son is sunny deol for cocaine trafficking.

    September 4, 2012 at 6:12 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Amir Ali

    My mother also getting some insane bc when she walk then we feel somebody hinder in walking they are hardware selling peoples n they did with pak navy in field.

    September 4, 2012 at 5:51 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Amir Ali

    They australian team mafia of drugs with all type of msgs they r real alqaidas with black ppls n they need many YELLOW pads womens for chicks bc always warm...

    September 4, 2012 at 5:45 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Amir Ali

    They played australian and pak coach with pakistan players temperament as well and they did mistake actually captain also victim of same situation what he did.

    September 4, 2012 at 5:42 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Amir Ali

    in our area where we living no drinking water and no voltage stability in karachi pakistan we need satblizer for refrigerators and ups and fans ups n down...

    September 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Amir Ali

    Sir veterans are our seniors always get good facilities and houses and good return after retirement as well n president should be US MLY not civilian..

    September 3, 2012 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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