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Duckworth: Ending ACA Subsidies Affect The Most Vulnerable

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois’ junior U.S. Senator is among those highly critical of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order ending federal payments to health insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. 102 more words

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Duckworth, Schneider Seek Millions For Zion, Other Cities Storing Nuclear Waste

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Illinois democrats were hoping to help north suburban Zion recover some of the money it has lost since Exelon pulled the plug on a nuclear plant nearly 20 years ago. 233 more words

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WATCH: Sen. Tammy Duckworth Guest on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Illinoisans may have noticed a familiar face on late night talk TV Thursday.

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth was a guest on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” Thursday night. 54 more words

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Duckworth Calls Republican Healthcare Bill 'Devastating'

CHICAGO (CBS) — U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth calls the healthcare bill from her republican colleagues “devastating.”

Sen. Duckworth considers the Senate GOP bill just as bad as the one from House republicans. 97 more words

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FBI: Virginia Gunman Emailed With Two Democrat Senators Before Attacking Republican Lawmakers [video]

James Hodgkinson, the baseball field shooter who had a list of Republican congressmen he planed to kill, exchanged emails with two Democratic senators from Illinois prior to the shooting, according to new information… 334 more words

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What If Wonder Woman Had a Disability?

Wonder Woman appeared on my radar last year when the U.S. Post Office issued Wonder Woman stamps tracing her seventy-five year history.  Comics weren’t available in alternate formats and films and television programs weren’t audio-described when I was young, so I didn’t grow up with this icon.  389 more words

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The list of reasons to vote for Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) to be the next US President is endless, but let’s start with the basics. First and foremost she is a woman, and yes, I would like this glass ceiling to be broken in my life time. 1,050 more words

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