Family Desperate For Answers About Mark Frerichs, Navy Veteran From Lombard Who Was Kidnapped In Afghanistan In 2020U.S. Sens Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) wrote to President Joe Biden Tuesday, asking that the national Security Council immediately find a way to secure the release of Mark Frerichs, a U.S. Navy veteran, who was abducted last year in Afghanistan.
CBS News: Sen. Tammy Duckworth On Striving For 'That More Perfect Union'U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth said being an Army National Guard helicopter pilot was the best job she has had – bar none.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Calls For 'Deeper Investigation' Into Hate Crimes Against Asian-AmericansU.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) on Sunday called on FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland to take a deep look at hate crimes against Asian-Americans.
U.S. Lawmakers Demand HUD 'Swiftly Examine' Mold, Rodents, Other Issues At Concordia Place ApartmentsAfter several reports by CBS 2 shedding light on mice, decay, and mold at the Concordia Place apartments on the Far South Side, lawmakers are taking action.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Calls For First-Term Rep. Mary Miller To Resign For Comments About Hitler Being 'Right On One Thing'U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) on Thursday called for the resignation of newly-elected downstate U.S. Rep. Mary Miller (R-Illinois) over the latter’s saying Adolf Hitler was “right on one thing.”
Sen. Duckworth Invokes Her Own Military Service As She Denounces Capitol Storming, President TrumpU.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) gave an emotional speech on the Senate floor Wednesday night, invoking her service to the country in the Armed Forces as she denounced the storming of the U.S. Capitol earlier in the day.
Despite Grand Opening, Long Awaited Chicago Veterans' Center Will Not House Vets Until 2021 Due To COVID-19 PandemicIllinois' newest retirement home for veterans is finally open. CBS 2's Lauren Victory got a tour Wednesday, but something very important was missing -- veterans.
Illinois To Receive $8 Million For Distribution Of COVID-19 VaccineIllinois is receiving more than $8 million to help prepare for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Sen. Duckworth Says Joe Biden Would Stand Up For Service Members And Families, Calls President Trump 'Coward In Chief'U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) said Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden would stand up for military families because he knows the danger and sacrifice involved in serving the country.
Duckworth, Durbin Announce $7 Million In Federal Funds For Housing For Low-Income Illinoisans With DisabilitiesU.S. Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) on Wednesday announced $7 million in federal funding to create rental units for low-income Illinois residents with disabilities.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Says She'll Serve In Any Capacity That Helps Joe Biden Win White HouseU.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) is on the list of Democrat Joe Biden’s possible running mates.
Amtrak Reverses Course After Asking Disabilities Advocacy Group For $25,000 To Go From Chicago To BloomingtonA trip from Chicago to downstate Bloomington should cost about $16. But Amtrak recently quoted a group of advocates for people with disabilities $25,000 to accommodate their wheelchairs.
Durbin, Duckworth Call For Action Against ArcelorMittal Amid Claims Company Cheated On Toxicity TestsOne day after CBS 2 revealed claims that Indiana steelmaker ArcelorMittal cheated on the results of its toxicity tests, U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) are asking for the federal government to take serious action against the company.