A Democratic congresswoman running to represent Illinois in the Senate voted against a bill that would prohibit the federal government from sending cash to Iran in an effort to prevent future “ransom payments.”
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.