On Saturday, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-ILL.) had enough of Donald Trump‘s fake sympathy for “our great military,” and his using military families as pawns in his blame game to “dodge” responsibility for Friday’s government shutdown. In fact, Duckworth brought up Trump’s long history of dodging dating back to when he was a perfectly able-bodied young adult […]
Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), just elected to the Senate in November, is off to a rousing start. At the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., she invoked her history of heroism in order to stand for the rights of Americans with disabilities in a powerful way: “I did not give up – literally parts of my […]
Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) faced Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) in a debate last night, and he decided to go full racist and question her family’s military service. Kirk Goes Low … Again Sen. Kirk is battling to retain his Senate seat, and his chances of doing so get slimmer by the day. In last night’s […]
Illinois GOP Senator Mark Kirk is up for reelection, running against acclaimed veteran Tammy Duckworth. In a desperate effort to retain voters in a solid blue state, the Republican from Champaign, Illinois to looking more and more like a Democrat these days. Kirk was one of the first (and only) Senate Republicans to disobey the directives […]
The Senate GOP has made a vile comment about a woman– surprise, surprise. The National Republican Senatorial Committee posted a nasty tweet about Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Senate candidate who lost both of her legs during the Iraq war. They mocked her for not being able to “stand up” for our veterans. Really classy, Republicans…. This is such […]
Allen West has said a lot of outrageous things over the years. But if it were possible, yesterday he went too far–several times over. He actually had the gall to suggest that Tammy Duckworth’s decision to accept one of the Democratic slots on the House select committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks is reason to […]
Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) announced Wednesday that she is returning 8.4 percent of her salary in a symbolic show of support for the federal employees in her district who are being?furloughed.