Congresswoman Mary Miller Apologizes For Quoting Hitler In Speech Outside Capitol, Accuses Others Of Twisting Her Words"While some are trying to intentionally twist my words to mean something antithetical to my beliefs, let me be clear: I'm passionately pro-Israel and I will always be a strong advocate and ally of the Jewish community," Miller said.
Chicago Area Leaders React After Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Projected To Defeat President Donald Trump, VP Mike PenceGov. JB Pritzker said "America elected a President and Vice President who will lead with compassion, restore dignity to the office, and give us hope for a brighter future."
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Hits Back At Trump And Carlson: 'These Titanium Legs Don't Buckle'"Attacks from self-serving, insecure men who can't tell the difference between true patriotism and hateful nationalism will never diminish my love for this country -- or my willingness to sacrifice for it so they don't have to. These titanium legs don't buckle," she wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
U.S. Sen Tammy Duckworth Demands More Details On Russian BountiesDuckworth sent a new letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday voicing her frustration with the information provided by the Pentagon to date.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Who Lost Her Legs Serving In Iraq, Hits Back After Tucker Carlson Suggests She Hates America"Does @TuckerCarlson want to walk a mile in my legs and then tell me whether or not I love America?" Duckworth wrote on Twitter.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Demands Senate Hearing Into Report Russia Secretly Offered Bounties To Afghan Militants For Killing U.S. TroopsThe New York Times reported Friday that American intelligence officials have concluded a Russian intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Tammy Duckworth To Interview For Biden's VP Position, Dick Durbin SaysIllinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is being floated as Joe Biden's potential running mate.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For Parents Of Babies Born This Year To Get Stimulus Funds Quicker"This is something that they are entitled to anyway, just don't make them wait 18 months for it," Duckworth told CNN in an interview Friday.
Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job With Raising Kids At Home: 'It's Been Surprisingly Hard'Sen. Tammy Duckworth has forgotten the mute button on a conference call with the Senate Democratic caucus, while coaching her daughter to use the potty.
Kim Foxx Gets Prominent Endorsement But Doesn't Answer Questions About Her Handling Of Jussie Smollet CaseShe was also back on the defensive after a special prosecutor and grand jury brought new charges against actor Jussie Smollett for staging his own attack, 11 months after Foxx's office dismissed them.
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.
Illinois, Chicago Receive $38 Million To Fight Opioid EpidemicIllinois and the city of Chicago are receiving nearly $38 million in federal grants to fight the opioid epidemic.
2 Senators Ask MLB For Data On Foul Ball InjuriesIllinois' two senators continued their pressure campaign on Major League Baseball to be more proactive about fan safety at ballparks, urging greater transparency about how often and how seriously fans are hurt by foul balls.
Durbin, Duckworth Push MLB To Expand Protective Netting In All BallparksIllinois Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin are urging Major League Baseball to expand protective netting at all 30 major league ballparks.
Duckworth Returns To Iraq For 1st Time Since Being Shot DownShe says the delegation wanted to show its support for the people of Iraq "and express our hope that Iraq will be an independent, strong country and a close ally of the United States for many years to come."