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Here’s who’s most likely in the running to be Joe Biden’s VP

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden gestures during a foreign policy statement in New York.

Marcus Robertson, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2020

This November, we know the Democratic Party’s candidate is Joe Biden. But the other name on the ticket? Anybody’s guess. Biden said he’ll pick a woman in this year’s so-called “veepstakes.” His campaign says they’ve formed a selection committee, meaning the vetting process may have alr...

Duckworth proposes increased funding for on-campus child care

Sen. Tammy Duckworth spoke about her new proposal to create child care programs at universities during a press conference at Daley Plaza on Friday, May 10.

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

Sen. Tammy Duckworth unveiled her plan to increase a federal grant for colleges to create child care programs for students with children Friday, and spoke directly to DePaul, which does not have child care facilities for students on campus. DePaul only offers daycare facilities at the Ray Meyer Fitnes...

Duckworth reports $4.1 million third quarter haul, polls ahead of Kirk

U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Tammy Duckworth and Sen. Mark Kirk shake hands after their debate on Monday Oct. 3, 3016 in the Chicago Tribune editorial board room. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Brenden Moore

October 7, 2016

Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s campaign for U.S. Senate raised a solid $4.1 million in the third fundraising quarter, the campaign announced Thursday. Read More »...

WATCH: Kirk ad attacks Duckworth over lawsuit

Brenden Moore

September 19, 2016

Proving the issue is not dead yet, Sen. Mark Kirk is out with a new ad featuring two Illinois Dept. of Veterans Affairs employees at the center of a wrongful termination lawsuit against Rep. Tammy Duckworth. The ad features the two women who allege that Duckworth, then the director of the stat...

Duckworth hits Trump in DNC speech

Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., waves to delegates during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Brenden Moore

July 29, 2016

Senate hopeful and incumbent U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D – 8th) described GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump as “not fit to be Commander-in-Chief” Thursday evening as she spoke to Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Duckworth, a former U.S. Army helicopter pilot who lost ...

DePolitics: Obama, Clinton to campaign Tuesday; Duckworth, Kirk march

DePolitics: Obama, Clinton to campaign Tuesday; Duckworth, Kirk march

Brenden Moore

July 4, 2016

President Barack Obama will hit the campaign trail in North Carolina with presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton Tuesday, marking their first public appearance together this cycle and a move towards building momentum ahead of the Democratic convention later this month. The two were initially...

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