A bipartisan duo of lawmakers wants to repeal the congressional franking privilege.
The Illinois Republican faces one of the toughest Senate reelection battles in 2016.
Rep. Duckworth is a disabled Iraq vet and Sen. Kirk is recovering from a massive stroke.
The controversial one-term member is talking up a primary challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk.
The legislation help other veterans overcome mental and psychological struggles after war.
"If she gives up her" seat "and loses ... that's a very sad ending to a bright career."
What kind of message is this sending to women who want to run for office?
The pregnant Iraq War veteran lawmaker has been in the armed services for 23 years.
The struggles have undermined confidence on Capitol Hill among Democrats.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is also slated to attend a fundraiser in D.C.
The congresswoman worked under Shinseki at the VA but said he's become a "distraction."
She suggested officials are not sufficiently plugged into local operations.
House Oversight Committee members want a review of the Federal Voting Assistance Program for...
Raja Krishnamoorthi, who lost to Duckworth in the Democratic primary in 2012, will run for the...
The lawmakers want Amtrak and transit included in a DOT funding bill.
The top-targeted Illinois GOP senator raised $600,000 in the last quarter of 2014.
Democrats like their candidate against Kirk in 2016 Senate race.
Some Democrats think Rep. Tammy Duckworth should have been allowed a proxy vote.
Eleven female veterans are running for the House or Senate.
House and Senate Illinois Democratic lawmakers requested an investigation of the Federal Aviation...
The Illinois Democrat lost both her legs while piloting a helicopter in Iraq.
The bill would change how the VA treats those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
The House late Wednesday adopted an amendment to the 2015 national defense authorization bill that...
The measure, called the Military Opportunities for Mothers (MOM) Act, would extend maternity leave...