Tammy Duckworth

Ladda Tammy Duckworth is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party, serving as the junior United States Senator for Illinois since 2017. She was a member of the United States House of Representatives for Illinois' 8th district for two terms . She previously served as Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs from April 24, 2009, to June 30, 2011, and the Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs from November 21, 2006, to February 8, 2009. In the November 8, 2016, election, Duckworth defeated incumbent Republican Senator Mark Kirk for his seat in the United States Senate. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Tammy Duckworth has 152 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Interview as a Major for the Illinois of the National Guard. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 36 videos as a Democratic Representative for Illinois's 8th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 13,091 views per program as a U.S. Representative Candidate. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (5), Chuck Schumer (4), James Clyburn (3). Most common tags: Illinois, Veterans, Senate.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2017 - Present U.S. Senator, D-IL View Map Videos: 26 c. April 29, 2009 - Present Assistant Secretary, Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, Veterans' Affairs Videos: 2 c. August 12, 2008 - Present Veteran, U.S. Army Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2005 - Present Major, Illinois, National Guard Videos: 3 March 15, 2016 - Present U.S. Senate Candidate,
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U.S. Representative, D-IL 8th View Map January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2017 Videos: 113 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. January 1, 2012 - November 6, 2012 Videos: 2 Director, Veterans Affairs, Illinois c. January 1, 2006 - c. December 31, 2008 Videos: 3 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. January 1, 2006 - November 2, 2006 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Senate Democrats spoke about Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

  • FAA Reauthorization

    FAA Reauthorization

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee on the future of the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Amul Thapar’s nomination for judge in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • George Washington University 2017 Commencement Address

    George Washington University 2017 Commencement Address

    Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) delivered a commencement address to graduating students of her alma mater of George…

  • Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified at a hearing on the Trump administration’s plan to address the nation’s…

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