or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Tammy Duckworth's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Tammy Duckworth
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 8, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Bryan
Birth Date: 03/12/1968
Birth Place: Bangkok, Thailand
Date Title
April 1, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman and Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member of Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - Congresswoman Duckworth Leads Effort to Develop Biofuels at Department of Defense
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
Oct. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implement Additional Sanctions on Iran
Sept. 13, 2013 Blog: The Duckworth Diary September 13, 2013
Sept. 11, 2013 Congresswoman Duckworth's Statement on the Anniversary of 9/11
Sept. 4, 2013 Journal and Topics - Area's U.S. Reps Urge Caution On Syria
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 14, 2013 Blog: June 14, 2013
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Congresswoman Duckworth Calls for Increased Accountability of Defense Spending at NDAA Mark Up
June 5, 2013 Congresswoman Duckworth's Amendments Cutting Wasteful Spending, Creating Jobs for Veterans and Preventing Sexual Assault Pass Armed Services Committee
May 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Buck McKeon and Ranking Member Adam Smith - House Caucus Challenges Air Force's Light Support Contract
May 10, 2013 The Duckworth Diary - May 10th, 2013
April 12, 2013 The Duckworth Diary - April 12, 2013
March 15, 2013 Congresswoman Duckworth Calls for An End to Wasteful Spending By Cosponsoring the Audit the Pentagon Act of 2013
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
May 14, 2012 The Daily Beast - Tammy Duckworth Takes on the Tea Party
Oct. 24, 2006 CNN Larry King Live - Transcript
Aug. 31, 2006 Duckworth to Roskam: Stop Ducking the Iraq Debate
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: National Security
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Cutting Waste and Fraud
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: National Defense and Foreign Policy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Budget, Deficit, and Taxes
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Afghanistan
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Israel
Back to top