Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Duckworth Defeats Incumbent Kirk For Senate Seat

Tammy Duckworth (D) wins the Senate in Illinois.  The Democratic challenger and Congresswoman was elected by defeating Republican incumbent Mark Kirk. Duckworth is a U.S. Army veteran who lost her legs during a helicopter attack in 2004.  She was the first disabled woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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