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Today, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) attended Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress. Tony Davis, the Chairman of the Illinois Leadership Council of AIPAC, was Congresswoman Duckworth’s guest for the speech.
Last week in the 8th, I had a productive meeting with ADA25 in Schaumburg to talk about the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We have accomplished so much thanks to the ADA, and this anniversary is an opportunity to recommit ourselves to making sure all persons with disabilities have the opportunity to live fulfilling lives.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) called on Congressional Republicans to pass legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). On Friday night, DHS will run out of funding and be forced to shut down, putting our national security at risk at a time when we face threats at home and abroad.
As the week in Washington comes to a close, the majority in Congress is acting irresponsibly by refusing to pass a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Schaumburg, IL – Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, in conjunction with the Center for Economic Progress, is hosting a free tax preparation clinic on Thursday, February 26, at the Gail Borden Library in Elgin, Illinois. Representatives from the Congresswoman’s District Office and the Center for Economic Progress will be on hand to assist constituents with their taxes.
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President Barack Obama today signed legislation cowritten by U.S. Rep.
Federal legislation intended to help prevent suicide by military veterans has reached President Barack Obama’s desk for final review.
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's office will host an information session Thursday night about the 34th annual Congressional Art Competition.
President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address tomorrow and as always, there are some special guests in the audience who typically deliver on some specific message of the presid
Local Democratic members of Congress are trying to highlight President Barack Obama's education message with their picks of guests to take to the State of the Union addre