Leanne Wood has fought the Rhondda before, twice standing for Westminster. During her 1997 election campaign, she was pictured with Plaid Cymru's candidate in neighbouring Cynon Valley, Alun Davies. He's now Labour AM for Blaenau Gwent and has just become a cabinet minister.
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Welsh Labour members will meet later today in Ammanford for the launch of the party's general election campaign.
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A bright start, especially for eastern Wales, before cloud thickens from the west. Rain and strong winds will then spread eastwards.