A Democratic lawmaker scheduled to address the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Thursday evening has come out against U.S. funding for critical Israeli security needs, sparking criticism about her commitment to joint U.S.-Israeli efforts to fight terrorist.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth will head to court next month after two women who filed a workplace retaliation lawsuit against the Illinois Democrat rejected a settlement offer that was initially reported a certainty.
Embattled Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth (Ill.) settled on Friday a years-long legal dispute surrounding allegations the lawmaker wrongly retaliated against employees during her tenure as the head of Illinois’ Department of Veterans Affairs.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) skipped a congressional vote to help Holocaust victims on Tuesday so that she could fundraise with the liberal Middle East lobbying group J Street, which has a reputation for promoting an anti-Israel agenda.
The left-leaning Middle East activist group J Street, one of the key groups that lobbied in favor of the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, hosted a fundraiser for the Senate campaign of Rep. Tammy Duckworth.
Black officials in Illinois are shunning an upcoming “unity” event for Democratic Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth saying she has neglected black community issues and is taking their support for granted, according to news reports.
The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs cut its spending on scholarships for family members of prisoners of war and fallen soldiers by nearly $1 million during Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s tenure as director, according to an internal audit report.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) is coming under scrutiny for skipping two key votes on counter-terrorism issues, despite her promises to lead on the national security front, according to congressional voting records.
Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Tammy Duckworth said on Monday that politicians are contributing to the rise of Islamic terrorists in the United States by calling for stricter immigration laws.
Members of Congress laid into a notorious pharmaceutical executive on Thursday for his high-profile drug price hikes, but some of those same legislators own stock in companies that are fighting efforts to rein in drug prices.