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Tammy Duckworth

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U.S. Congressman

The Resume

    (March 12, 1968- )
    Born in Bangkok, Thailand
    Democratic Congresswoman from Illinois (first elected 2013)
    Lost both legs during combat in the Iraq war

Why she might be annoying:

    She made several unsuccessful runs for office before finally being elected to Congress.
    Some critics have accused her of using her disability to her advantage.
    She served in the Iraq war even though she had criticisms over the way it was handled.
    Bob Dole dedicated part of his biography to her.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She lost both of her legs and badly damaged her arm while in combat during the Iraq war.
    She is the first disabled woman elected to Congress.
    She is the first Asian American woman to respresent Illinois in congress.

Credit: Jack Magic


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 197 Votes: 54.31% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 157 Votes: 49.04% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 167 Votes: 43.71% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 27 Votes: 51.85% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 44 Votes: 47.73% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 74 Votes: 58.11% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 27 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 27 Votes: 59.26% Annoying