Tammy Duckworth

United States Senator from Illinois

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Tammy Duckworth: United States Senator from Illinois
Ladda Tammy Duckworth is an American politician and a former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel serving as the junior United States Senator from Illinois since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she represented Illinois's 8th district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2017.


U.S. vet Duckworth: "Our country deserves better" [Video]

U.S. vet Duckworth: "Our country deserves better"

U.S. Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth, a veteran who was wounded in battle, slammed President Donald Trump as a "coward-in-chief" and said U.S. service members deserve better.

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