Tag: Duckworth
about 1 month ago
chicago.suntimes.com

After Highland Park parade massacre, Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s lethal attack on assault weapons

For an “evil purpose, a semi-automatic rifle is the perfect weapon, because it is lightweight, portable and easy to l...

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about 2 months ago
cnn.com

Andy Murray defends use of cheeky underarm serve in Wimbledon opener against James Duckworth

Andy Murray defended the use of the underarm serve he deployed during his first-round win at Wimbledon over Australia...

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2 months ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Seven Republicans hoping to take on ‘formidable’ U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Kathy Salvi’s campaign appears to have the fund-raising edge in the GOP’s U.S. Senate primary with more than $300,000...

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3 months ago
chicago.suntimes.com

In Taiwan, Sen. Duckworth pitches Illinois business; pledges security support as China threat looms

The Chinese government is blasting Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s visit to Taiwan as it steps up its threats against the isla...

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4 months ago
chicago.suntimes.com

New book: Sen. Duckworth’s pushback after Biden rejects her for VP, worried about Thailand birth

“I’ve beaten every a—h—- who’s come after me with that,” Duckworth told Biden, recounted in “This Will Not Pass: Trum...

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5 months ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Pritzker, Lightfoot, Duckworth working on pitch for 2024 Democratic National Convention to be hel...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is working with Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s team and a litany of other top De...

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7 months ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Republicans didn’t bother to recruit a candidate to run against Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Meanwhile, Aurora Mayor Irvin is poised to launch his GOP governor bid on Monday, with his campaign lifted by the per...

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9 months ago
chicago.suntimes.com

President Biden signs veterans’ maternal health bill sponsored by Rep. Underwood, Sen. Duckworth

GOP Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis, seeking another House term, announced the backing of two GOP House incumbents from Il...

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about 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Sen. Tammy Duckworth backs City Clerk Anna Valencia for Illinois secretary of state

Duckworth, who is seeking a second term herself, is the first statewide elected official to weigh in on the heated fo...

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about 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, in Taiwan, announces U.S. sending 750,000 COVID vaccines doses to the island

President Biden on Wednesday announced the U.S. will be sharing at least 80 million vaccines globally. Duckworth’s va...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Duckworth, Durbin ask Biden’s EPA to improve oversight of ethylene oxide probes

The senators are asking for fixes after a government report pointed to a Trump political appointee who suppressed an ...

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over 1 year ago
politico.com

Duckworth urges Biden to demand Turkey curb attacks on Syrian Kurds

A letter from the Illinois Democrat turns the heat up on the president to take a stronger line on Ankara.

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over 1 year ago
theverge.com

Sen. Tammy Duckworth on hate crimes, racism, and environmental justice

"I’ve always known that Asian women were targeted," she says.

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over 1 year ago
abcnews.go.com

Why Sen. Duckworth reached a 'trigger point' with White House over AAPI representation

Senator Tammy Duckworth was "very pleased" with how the White House responded to her concerns about the lack of Asian...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s memoir ‘Every Day is a Gift’ charts the incredible path of a ‘poor mixed r...

In her new book, Duckworth writes about her father’s struggles, living in poverty, becoming a helicopter pilot, her s...

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over 1 year ago
abcnews.go.com

Key Democrat Duckworth withdraws threat to oppose non-diverse Biden nominees

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth had voiced concerns about the lack of AAPI Cabinet secretaries and said she would obj...

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over 1 year ago
politi.co

POLITICO Playbook: What the Duckworth-AAPI episode revealed

And new polling shows declining support for providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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over 1 year ago
nytimes.com

Duckworth and Hirono Refuse to Back Nominees Until Biden Taps More Asian-Americans

Senators Tammy Duckworth and Mazie Hirono said they would support only “diversity candidates” until President Biden a...

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over 1 year ago
thehill.com

Duckworth, Hirono vow to oppose Biden picks over diversity concerns

Sens.

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over 1 year ago
nytimes.com

Duckworth Pressures Biden to Nominate More Asian-Americans For Cabinet Roles

The ultimatum comes as the president faces mounting pressure to address widespread racism against the Asian community.

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over 1 year ago
thehill.com

Duckworth to oppose Biden nominees over lack of AAPI representation

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) said on Tuesday that she would oppose President Biden's future nominees on the Senate f...

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth vows to stall Biden nominees over lack of Asians

Illinois Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Tuesday that she will stall votes on President Biden’s nominees in prot...

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

Sen. Duckworth calls for ‘deeper investigation’ into anti-Asian crimes

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Sunday called for a “deeper investigation” into whether racial hate played a role in...

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over 1 year ago
thehill.com

Duckworth: Atlanta shootings look 'racially motivated'

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) on Sunday said that she thought the deadly shootings in Atlanta last week that left eig...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Duckworth on anti-Asian American rhetoric: ‘We can fight back against this rise in extremism’

Asian American Illinois Democrats - Sen. Duckworth, state Rep. Theresa Mah and Josina Morita, a Water Reclamation Dis...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Fox News host who mocked military women: F--- Tucker Carlson

Wounded Iraq war vet Duckworth slams Fox News host Tucker Carlson for saying the U.S. military is becoming too "femin...

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over 1 year ago
businessinsider.com

'F--- Tucker Carlson': Senator and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth reams out Fox News host over ...

"While he was practicing his two-step, America's female warriors were hunting down Al Qaeda and proving the strength ...

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over 1 year ago
thehill.com

Duckworth slams Tucker Carlson over remarks on women in the military

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) on Thursday slammed Fox News host Tucker Carlson after his comments earlier this week d...

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over 1 year ago
thehill.com

Duckworth announces reelection bid

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) on Tuesday announced she would run for reelection in 2022.

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Sen. Tammy Duckworth launches bid for second term with fundraising push

No Illinois Republican has surfaced to challenge Duckworth, who has major fundraising events on Wednesday and March 30.

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over 1 year ago
politico.com

Duckworth urges Biden admin to release intel on Russian bounties

The senator pointed to public reports showing possible evidence that GRU bounty offers had been made.

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Duckworth, Durbin ask feds to test air at relocated General Iron site

The lawmakers stressed the need for urgency after meeting with hunger strikers opposed to the project.

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Durbin, Duckworth escalate drive to prevent Biden from firing Chicago’s top federal prosecutor

The senators have written a letter to President Joe Biden, saying U.S. Attorney John Lausch "has served with professi...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Durbin, Duckworth to Biden: Do not fire top Chicago federal prosecutor

Durbin, the Senate Judiciary Committee chair and Duckworth said they were not consulted by Biden and do not want Laus...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Durbin, Duckworth to Biden: Do not fire top Chicago federal prosecutor

CNN is reporting the Biden Administration will ask nearly every Trump-appointed U.S. attorney to resign. Neither Illi...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Durbin, Duckworth to Biden: Do not fire top Chicago federal prosecutor

CNN is reporting the Biden Administration will ask nearly every Trump-appointed U.S. attorney to resign. Neither Illi...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Targeting domestic violent extremism on the agenda for President Biden, Sens. Dick Durbin and Tam...

At a hearing Friday Duckworth warned "there is not adequate training against white extremism and that a lot of our yo...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

President-elect Joe Biden to pick Sen. Tammy Duckworth to be a DNC vice chair

Duckworth will be taking on party chores heading into the 2022 contests in a cycle where she will be running for her ...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Joe Biden’s defense secretary pick, retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, creates problem for Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Duckworth will vote to confirm retired Gen. Lloyd Austin for Pentagon chief — but will not approve a waiver he n...

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over 1 year ago
chicago.suntimes.com

Duckworth calls for ‘compassionate resolution’ for vets facing GI Bill problems

Responding to a Sun-Times investigation, the Illinois Democrat says ‘bureaucratic error and complex calculations are ...

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