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.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) took aim at Goldman Sachs over tax breaks in January, even though the Illinois Senate candidate has held stock in the company for years.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s campaign blasted the federal vetting system for Middle Eastern refugees on Friday after two Iraqi immigrants were hit with terrorism related charges.
A powerful Illinois union with deep ties to Chicago Democratic politics endorsed Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) in the Democratic Senate primary on Monday.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is facing mounting criticism amid allegations that he helped cover up police misconduct, but so far the frontrunner in the Illinois Democratic senate primary has remained silent on the issue.