Posts tagged "Tammy Duckworth"

Tammy Duckworth is Rahm Emanuel's handmaiden

Missing from most of the coverage of the race to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate is the history of Duckworth’s rise to her exulted position as the Democratic party’s candidate. No, I don’t mean her past cushy and questionable jobs in the Illinois and federal veterans administration. It is the fact that she was and... Read more »

Tammy Duckworth, a tool of Wall Street

In her campaign to become the U.S. Senator from Illinois, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is doing her best to paint her Republican opponent, incumbent Mark Kirk,  as a tool of Wall Street. “Mark Kirk has spent 16 years in Washington doing whatever the Wall Street banks and corporate special interests that fund his campaigns want... Read more »

Is Tammy Duckworth a sure bet to beat Mark Kirk for Illinois' Senate seat?

This article originally appeared in June 27, 2016 issue of The Weekly Standard: Down-Ballot Blues Can Mark Kirk escape the Trump taint? Distant newsrooms have sent word to Chicago that Republican moderate Mark Kirk is dead meat in his bid to win a second term as Illinois’s junior senator. He reliably tops newspaper lists of... Read more »

Tammy Duckworth, a tool of the Chicago Way, trying to infiltrate suburban Chicago's 8th Congressional District

If you really want to have some fun, slide over to the Daily Kos, to see how this column sent eye-balls spinning among Duckworth’s supporters on the far left. The response to the post by someone called Markg8 is precious. Now for my column: Let’s see, the reasons that you’re supposed to vote for Democrat Tammy... Read more »

Joe Walsh's "extreme" abortion view

Maybe you should listen to his explanation for his pro-life view on “abortion to save the mother’s life.”  Whether you agree or not, he deserves a complete airing of his view before you adopt the simpleminded rhetoric of Planned Parenthood, Tammy Duckworth and other pro-choice extremists.  

Democrat Duckworth claimed two homeowner exemptions

Democrat Duckworth claimed two homeowner exemptions
That’s according to a Daily Herald investigation. A suburban congressional candidate improperly claimed two homeowner exemptions at once over a period of several years, a Daily Herald investigation has found. But after the Daily Herald pointed out the error, Tammy Duckworth says she paid $1,928 in taxes she saved because of the extra exemption, plus... Read more »

Tammy Duckworth--the candidate of out-of-state, left-wing special interests

The headlines yesterday were about how Tammy Duckworth, the Democratic challenger, out raised  GOP incumbent Joe Walsh. As if that “right wing wing nut” Walsh were in big trouble because Duckworth is the sane, moderate one. This story, for example, refers to Walsh , as a “controversial tea party-backed freshman,”  but fails to characterize Duckworth... Read more »

Why continue the search?

Tammy Duckworth has turned down Gov. Pat Quinn’s offer to be his running mate He’s available in the November election, sending him and the rest of the Democratic Party Leadership scrambling to find a second choice. Again, the voters have nothing to say about it. They already have made their second choice for slating as... Read more »
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