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Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.

Senator (1st term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2006; U.S. Veterans Affairs Department assistant secretary, 2009-11; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-17
Born: March 12, 1968; Bangkok, Thailand
Residence: Hoffman Estates
Religion: Unspecified
Family: Husband, Bryan Bowlsbey; one child
Education: U. of Hawaii, B.A. 1989; George Washington U., M.A. 1992; Northern Illinois U., attended Ph.D. program 1992-2004; Capella U., Ph.D. 2009-15
Elected: 2016
Committee Assignments: Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance & Data Security; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Water & Power); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Fisheries, Wildlife & Water - Ranking Member; Transportation & Infrastructure); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 60,075 followers
State Clout: Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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