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Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people, including Illinois faith leaders and politicians, participated in a march Friday in downtown Chicago, calling for an end to systemic racism [...]

Read full article: Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Junet...→

Duckworth to head criminal justice reform drive

As the nation reacts to the killing of George Floyd, Illinois' senator and two other colleagues who are people of color will develop legislation aimed at curbi [...]

Read full article: Duckworth to head criminal justice refor...→
Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big Deal Is Donald Trump in the White House'

Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big Deal Is Donald Trump in the White House'

On Friday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) reacted to 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe | Cli [...]

Read full article: Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big De...→
President Trump 'delusional' to think COVID-19 will just go away: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

President Trump 'delusional' to think COVID-19 will just go away: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., joined ABC's "The View" Tuesday to discuss the latest on coronavirus in her state, and the government's response to the pandemic.

Read full article: President Trump 'delusional' to think CO...→
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For Parents Of Babies Born This Year To Get Stimulus Funds Quicker

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.

Read full article: U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault allegations against Biden ‘deserve to be listened to’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault allegations against Biden ‘deserve to be listened to’

One of the Democrats considered to be in the running to join Joe Biden on the party’s 2020 presidential ticket says recent sexual assault allegations against t [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault al...→
Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vice presidential nominee

Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vice presidential nominee

Tammy Duckworth's name continues to surface along with fellow U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota as a possible running mate [...]

Read full article: Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vic...→
Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...]

Read full article: Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named...→
Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

“There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Senators wrote.

Read full article: Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federa...→
Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

With essential medical supplies running low due to the coronavirus outbreak, Project CURE, with the support of Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, [...]

Read full article: Project CURE to host equipment drive at ...→
Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation Lawsuit

Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Rep. Tammy Duckworth was settled Friday, just over a month before the case, stemming from her time as director of the Illinois Departme [...]

Read full article: Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation ...→
Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are among a large group of Democratic lawmakers sponsoring a police reform bill in the aftermath of George Fl [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘...→
Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now’

Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now’

Biden spoke at a fundraiser hosted by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who is in the running for his vice presidential pick, and Whoopi Goldberg raising $1.6 million

Read full article: Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t...→

Biden says he doesn't yet know who he'll pick as running mate

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth is believed to be in contention, though Biden notes that "no one’s been vetted yet by the team."

Read full article: Biden says he doesn't yet know who he'll...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Duckworth also blasted President Trump for "sucking up to the Communist head of an authoritarian regime in President Xi of China" instead of preparing for the [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Naz...→
Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly look at’ Reade sexual assault allegations against Biden

Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly look at’ Reade sexual assault allegations against Biden

Biden will address the Reade allegations for the first time in a Friday morning interview on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe."

Read full article: Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly ...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus has made her schedule even 'busier than it was before'

Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus has made her schedule even 'busier than it was before'

Like so many Americans, Sen. Tammy Duckworth's day-to-day routine has changed in the new reality that has come with the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus ...→
Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job With Raising Kids At Home: 'It's Been Surprisingly Hard'

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.

Read full article: Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job Wi...→

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→
What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

Per Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth: $16 million for the Illinois Department of Public Health and $9 million for the Chicago Department of Publi [...]

Read full article: What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illin...→
Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate

Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate

Tammy for Veep? The rumor mill is churning, but U.S. Sen. Duckworth of Hoffman Estates says any buzz is premature.

Read full article: Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Bi...→
Best federal officer holder from Illinois

Best federal officer holder from Illinois

Senator Tammy Duckworth  Runner-Up Senator Dick Durbin  Finalists: Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rep. Mike Quigley...

Read full article: Best federal officer holder from Illinoi...→
With residents desperate for prescriptions, Lightfoot, Duckworth push for looted pharmacies to reopen

With residents desperate for prescriptions, Lightfoot, Duckworth push for looted pharmacies to reopen

"My idea was... to touch base with both Walgreens and CVS and make sure that they would really open those stores that are, that have been affected, as soon as [...]

Read full article: With residents desperate for prescriptio...→
Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...]

Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the running to become Biden’s VP pick

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the running to become Biden’s VP pick

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is on Joe Biden’s vice presidential short list — and is about to get an interview that could seal the deal, a Senate colleague sa [...]

Read full article: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the run...→
Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on His Racism, He Turned Tail and Ran Out

Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on His Racism, He Turned Tail and Ran Out

Tuesday on ABC's "The View," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) said President Donald Trump was called out for his "racism" during his exchange with CBS News White Ho [...]

Read full article: Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on...→
Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn babies amid pandemic

Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn babies amid pandemic

The Senate's newest mother wants parents of children born in 2020 to access money allocated to them more quickly.

Read full article: Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn ...→
Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe Biden starts to vet vice presidential picks

Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe Biden starts to vet vice presidential picks

Only two women have been major-party candidates for vice president: in 1984, Democrat Geraldine Ferraro of New York and in 2008 Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin.

Read full article: Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe B...→
Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→
Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DLS method, dies

Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DLS method, dies

Tony Lewis, the co-developer of the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in cricket for calculating target scores in weather-affected limited-overs matches, has d [...]

Read full article: Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DL...→
What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter during conference call, didn’t know mute off

What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter during conference call, didn’t know mute off

In a conference call with her Senate Democratic colleagues, Duckworth told one of her daughters, "Please go potty and wash your hands."

Read full article: What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter du...→
Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people, including Illinois faith leaders and politicians, participated in a march Friday in downtown Chicago, calling for an end to systemic racism [...]

Read full article: Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Junet...→
Best federal officer holder from Illinois

Best federal officer holder from Illinois

Senator Tammy Duckworth  Runner-Up Senator Dick Durbin  Finalists: Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rep. Mike Quigley...

Read full article: Best federal officer holder from Illinoi...→
Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are among a large group of Democratic lawmakers sponsoring a police reform bill in the aftermath of George Fl [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘...→

Duckworth to head criminal justice reform drive

As the nation reacts to the killing of George Floyd, Illinois' senator and two other colleagues who are people of color will develop legislation aimed at curbi [...]

Read full article: Duckworth to head criminal justice refor...→
Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...]

Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→

Biden says he doesn't yet know who he'll pick as running mate

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth is believed to be in contention, though Biden notes that "no one’s been vetted yet by the team."

Read full article: Biden says he doesn't yet know who he'll...→
Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on His Racism, He Turned Tail and Ran Out

Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on His Racism, He Turned Tail and Ran Out

Tuesday on ABC's "The View," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) said President Donald Trump was called out for his "racism" during his exchange with CBS News White Ho [...]

Read full article: Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on...→
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For Parents Of Babies Born This Year To Get Stimulus Funds Quicker

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.

Read full article: U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For...→
Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly look at’ Reade sexual assault allegations against Biden

Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly look at’ Reade sexual assault allegations against Biden

Biden will address the Reade allegations for the first time in a Friday morning interview on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe."

Read full article: Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly ...→
Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vice presidential nominee

Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vice presidential nominee

Tammy Duckworth's name continues to surface along with fellow U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota as a possible running mate [...]

Read full article: Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vic...→
Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→
Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job With Raising Kids At Home: 'It's Been Surprisingly Hard'

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.

Read full article: Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job Wi...→
Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

“There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Senators wrote.

Read full article: Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federa...→
Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DLS method, dies

Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DLS method, dies

Tony Lewis, the co-developer of the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in cricket for calculating target scores in weather-affected limited-overs matches, has d [...]

Read full article: Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DL...→
What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

Per Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth: $16 million for the Illinois Department of Public Health and $9 million for the Chicago Department of Publi [...]

Read full article: What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illin...→
Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation Lawsuit

Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Rep. Tammy Duckworth was settled Friday, just over a month before the case, stemming from her time as director of the Illinois Departme [...]

Read full article: Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation ...→
With residents desperate for prescriptions, Lightfoot, Duckworth push for looted pharmacies to reopen

With residents desperate for prescriptions, Lightfoot, Duckworth push for looted pharmacies to reopen

"My idea was... to touch base with both Walgreens and CVS and make sure that they would really open those stores that are, that have been affected, as soon as [...]

Read full article: With residents desperate for prescriptio...→
Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now’

Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now’

Biden spoke at a fundraiser hosted by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who is in the running for his vice presidential pick, and Whoopi Goldberg raising $1.6 million

Read full article: Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t...→
Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big Deal Is Donald Trump in the White House'

Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big Deal Is Donald Trump in the White House'

On Friday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) reacted to 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe | Cli [...]

Read full article: Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big De...→
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the running to become Biden’s VP pick

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the running to become Biden’s VP pick

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is on Joe Biden’s vice presidential short list — and is about to get an interview that could seal the deal, a Senate colleague sa [...]

Read full article: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the run...→
President Trump 'delusional' to think COVID-19 will just go away: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

President Trump 'delusional' to think COVID-19 will just go away: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., joined ABC's "The View" Tuesday to discuss the latest on coronavirus in her state, and the government's response to the pandemic.

Read full article: President Trump 'delusional' to think CO...→
Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn babies amid pandemic

Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn babies amid pandemic

The Senate's newest mother wants parents of children born in 2020 to access money allocated to them more quickly.

Read full article: Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn ...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Duckworth also blasted President Trump for "sucking up to the Communist head of an authoritarian regime in President Xi of China" instead of preparing for the [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Naz...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault allegations against Biden ‘deserve to be listened to’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault allegations against Biden ‘deserve to be listened to’

One of the Democrats considered to be in the running to join Joe Biden on the party’s 2020 presidential ticket says recent sexual assault allegations against t [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault al...→
Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe Biden starts to vet vice presidential picks

Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe Biden starts to vet vice presidential picks

Only two women have been major-party candidates for vice president: in 1984, Democrat Geraldine Ferraro of New York and in 2008 Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin.

Read full article: Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe B...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus has made her schedule even 'busier than it was before'

Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus has made her schedule even 'busier than it was before'

Like so many Americans, Sen. Tammy Duckworth's day-to-day routine has changed in the new reality that has come with the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus ...→
Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...]

Read full article: Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named...→

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→
Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

With essential medical supplies running low due to the coronavirus outbreak, Project CURE, with the support of Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, [...]

Read full article: Project CURE to host equipment drive at ...→
What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter during conference call, didn’t know mute off

What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter during conference call, didn’t know mute off

In a conference call with her Senate Democratic colleagues, Duckworth told one of her daughters, "Please go potty and wash your hands."

Read full article: What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter du...→
Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate

Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate

Tammy for Veep? The rumor mill is churning, but U.S. Sen. Duckworth of Hoffman Estates says any buzz is premature.

Read full article: Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Bi...→
Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people, including Illinois faith leaders and politicians, participated in a march Friday in downtown Chicago, calling for an end to systemic racism [...]

Read full article: Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Junet...→
Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation Lawsuit

Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Rep. Tammy Duckworth was settled Friday, just over a month before the case, stemming from her time as director of the Illinois Departme [...]

Read full article: Duckworth Settles Workplace Retaliation ...→
Best federal officer holder from Illinois

Best federal officer holder from Illinois

Senator Tammy Duckworth  Runner-Up Senator Dick Durbin  Finalists: Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rep. Mike Quigley...

Read full article: Best federal officer holder from Illinoi...→
Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘Justice in Policing’ Bill

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are among a large group of Democratic lawmakers sponsoring a police reform bill in the aftermath of George Fl [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth Among Co-Sponsors of ‘...→
With residents desperate for prescriptions, Lightfoot, Duckworth push for looted pharmacies to reopen

With residents desperate for prescriptions, Lightfoot, Duckworth push for looted pharmacies to reopen

"My idea was... to touch base with both Walgreens and CVS and make sure that they would really open those stores that are, that have been affected, as soon as [...]

Read full article: With residents desperate for prescriptio...→

Duckworth to head criminal justice reform drive

As the nation reacts to the killing of George Floyd, Illinois' senator and two other colleagues who are people of color will develop legislation aimed at curbi [...]

Read full article: Duckworth to head criminal justice refor...→
Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now’

Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now’

Biden spoke at a fundraiser hosted by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who is in the running for his vice presidential pick, and Whoopi Goldberg raising $1.6 million

Read full article: Biden on George Floyd killing: ‘We can’t...→
Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...]

Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→
Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big Deal Is Donald Trump in the White House'

Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big Deal Is Donald Trump in the White House'

On Friday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) reacted to 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe | Cli [...]

Read full article: Duckworth on Biden Comments: 'The Big De...→

Biden says he doesn't yet know who he'll pick as running mate

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth is believed to be in contention, though Biden notes that "no one’s been vetted yet by the team."

Read full article: Biden says he doesn't yet know who he'll...→
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the running to become Biden’s VP pick

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the running to become Biden’s VP pick

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is on Joe Biden’s vice presidential short list — and is about to get an interview that could seal the deal, a Senate colleague sa [...]

Read full article: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth in the run...→
Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on His Racism, He Turned Tail and Ran Out

Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on His Racism, He Turned Tail and Ran Out

Tuesday on ABC's "The View," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) said President Donald Trump was called out for his "racism" during his exchange with CBS News White Ho [...]

Read full article: Duckworth: When Trump 'Got Called Out on...→
President Trump 'delusional' to think COVID-19 will just go away: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

President Trump 'delusional' to think COVID-19 will just go away: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., joined ABC's "The View" Tuesday to discuss the latest on coronavirus in her state, and the government's response to the pandemic.

Read full article: President Trump 'delusional' to think CO...→
Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn babies amid pandemic

Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn babies amid pandemic

The Senate's newest mother wants parents of children born in 2020 to access money allocated to them more quickly.

Read full article: Tammy Duckworth moves to assist newborn ...→
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For Parents Of Babies Born This Year To Get Stimulus Funds Quicker

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.

Read full article: U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Nazi slogan at Chicago stay-at-home protest

Duckworth also blasted President Trump for "sucking up to the Communist head of an authoritarian regime in President Xi of China" instead of preparing for the [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth deplores use of Naz...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault allegations against Biden ‘deserve to be listened to’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault allegations against Biden ‘deserve to be listened to’

One of the Democrats considered to be in the running to join Joe Biden on the party’s 2020 presidential ticket says recent sexual assault allegations against t [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth says sex assault al...→
Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly look at’ Reade sexual assault allegations against Biden

Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly look at’ Reade sexual assault allegations against Biden

Biden will address the Reade allegations for the first time in a Friday morning interview on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe."

Read full article: Sen. Duckworth said ‘need to thoroughly ...→
Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe Biden starts to vet vice presidential picks

Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe Biden starts to vet vice presidential picks

Only two women have been major-party candidates for vice president: in 1984, Democrat Geraldine Ferraro of New York and in 2008 Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin.

Read full article: Tammy Duckworth being mentioned as Joe B...→
Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vice presidential nominee

Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vice presidential nominee

Tammy Duckworth's name continues to surface along with fellow U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota as a possible running mate [...]

Read full article: Duckworth honored to 'be in mix' for vic...→
Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus has made her schedule even 'busier than it was before'

Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus has made her schedule even 'busier than it was before'

Like so many Americans, Sen. Tammy Duckworth's day-to-day routine has changed in the new reality that has come with the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Sen. Tammy Duckworth on how coronavirus ...→
Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→
Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...]

Read full article: Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named...→
Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job With Raising Kids At Home: 'It's Been Surprisingly Hard'

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.

Read full article: Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job Wi...→
Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

“There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Senators wrote.

Read full article: Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federa...→

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...]

Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→
Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DLS method, dies

Tony Lewis, co-developer of cricket's DLS method, dies

Tony Lewis, the co-developer of the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in cricket for calculating target scores in weather-affected limited-overs matches, has d [...]

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Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

Project CURE to host equipment drive at United Center

With essential medical supplies running low due to the coronavirus outbreak, Project CURE, with the support of Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, [...]

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What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

What’s in the coronavirus bill for Illinois: First details emerge

Per Illinois Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth: $16 million for the Illinois Department of Public Health and $9 million for the Chicago Department of Publi [...]

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What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter during conference call, didn’t know mute off

What Tammy Duckworth said to daughter during conference call, didn’t know mute off

In a conference call with her Senate Democratic colleagues, Duckworth told one of her daughters, "Please go potty and wash your hands."

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Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate

Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mate

Tammy for Veep? The rumor mill is churning, but U.S. Sen. Duckworth of Hoffman Estates says any buzz is premature.

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