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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Tammy Duckworth
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a wounded veteran and former Veterans Affairs official, withdrew her support for Secretary Eric Shinseki Friday, saying it's time for him to step down.
Iraq war veteran and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth struggled to hold back tears during a wreath-laying ceremony in Chicago to honor American service members who have died in combat.
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is the grand marshal of Chicago's Memorial Day Parade.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth was one of the first female Army helicopter pilots to fly combat missions in Operation Iraqi Freedom and, after she lost both legs in a rocket-propelled grenade attack, she began a fight for veterans' rights that's taken her to the halls of Congress.
President Barack Obama has chosen U.S. congresswoman and Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth to lead a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.
As a soldier in the Hawaii National Guard who did two tours of duty in the Middle East, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she learned firsthand that military action must have a clear objective, the public's support and an exit plan.
Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a veteran of the Iraq conflict and a double amputee, blasted a corporate CEO who contracted with the IRS and claimed a veterans' disability from a minor injury he suffered during preparatory school.
The Bible and Torah, for years the standard religious texts used to swear in members of Congress, have been joined by the Constitution, the Koran — and, Thursday, for the first time ever, the Hindu Bhagavad-Gita.
As Tammy Duckworth sees it, her path to Congress began when she awoke in the fall of 2004 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She was missing both of her legs and faced the prospect of losing her right arm.
Veterans across the country are vying for House, Senate and state office seats this year, from well-known hopefuls such as congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, who became a double amputee when her National Guard helicopter was shot down in Iraq, to Arizona state House contender Mark Cardenas, a 25-year-old Iraq vet who remains a National Guardsman.
The California radio preacher who predicted the world would end last month was recuperating Monday after suffering a mild stroke, his family and colleagues said.
"I love the military with every bone in my body," Rep. Tammy Duckworth said. "I am devastated to see how sexual predators are treated."
"I think he's relied on Secretary Shinseki, but we could use his personal attention at this point," Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Democrat and an Iraq War veteran who lost both of her legs in combat, told The Washington Post on Tuesday.