Our Representatives: Senator Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth at an Oct. 27, 2016, debate at the University of Illinois in Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman / Associated Press
Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth at an Oct. 27, 2016, debate at the University of Illinois in Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman / Associated Press

Our Representatives: Senator Tammy Duckworth

Morning Shift talks with Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth, one year after assuming her role in the Senate. The Democrat and Iraq War veteran shares her thoughts on the Trump administration’s immigration policies, defense spending, the possibility of a government shutdown this month, and more.

This story is part of our continuing series, “Our Representatives,” where we check in with the 26 congressmen, congresswomen, and senators who represent the WBEZ-listening area in Washington D.C.