Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Lauren Underwood push to have breastfeeding-related expenses included in FEMA disaster reimbursements

The "Delivering Essentials to Mothers Amid Natural Disasters" (DEMAND) act, introduced by Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Western Suburbs) and Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois), aims to highlight the unique impacts extreme weather and emergency events have on mothers and babies. The bipartisan legislation would add breastfeeding pumps and lactation support services to the list of eligible expenses for emergency assistance.

Illinois lawmakers react to President Trump's second impeachment

"It was a sobering moment to vote in support of impeachment today; to walk over to the U.S. Capitol, our symbol of democracy, and recall the violent insurrection we witnessed here just one week ago. This is not a vote I took lightly, but a vote I took confidently. I'm at peace," said Rep. Kinzinger.

Memoir by Sen. Tammy Duckworth coming out March 30

Sen. Tammy Duckworth will tell of her life from her childhood in Southeast Asia and Hawaii to her 23 years in the Army to her time in public service, in her new memoir, "Every Day Is a Gift."

Biden slams Trump over alleged comments mocking US war dead

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden declared President Donald Trump “unfit” for the presidency on Friday, delivering an impassioned reaction to a report that Trump — who never served in uniform — allegedly mocked American war dead.

Duckworth in the running for Biden's VP pick

Joe Biden is indicating he may wait another week or two to pick his running mate, which means the women vying for the vice-presidential nomination will face more scrutiny, including Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth.