US election 2020: The war hero who could be Biden's running mate

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Who is Tammy Duckworth, the US senator from Illinois who is reportedly on the short list for the vice-presidential slot on...
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Tammy Duckworth: War veteran, amputee, in race to be V-P | Her story | Oneindia News
Tammy Duckworth is an Iraq war veteran and a Thai-American Democrat who could possibly be named Joe Biden's running mate in the presidential elections in November. The potential Vice President candidate is a unique proposition - she lost both her legs in the Iraq war in 2004 during which she served as a pilot as that was one of the few combat positions open to women. She overcame crushing losses to start life afresh and has become an inspiration. She has many firsts attached to her name. #TammyDuckworth #USnews #Election

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Tammy Duckworth

United States Senator from Illinois
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is pushing back his decision on announcing a running mate, with interviews beginning next week. CBS News..
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Joe Biden

Former U.S. vice president, presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
Joe Biden will formally introduce Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential pick in Delaware on Wednesday.
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Mindy Kaling tweeted she was excited "especially for my Black and Indian sisters" after Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate.
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Illinois

State in the midwestern United States
A derecho lashed through Illinois, Indiana and Iowa, flipping cars, downing trees, causing widespread property damage and knocking out power.
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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has made it a felony to assault or batter a retail worker who is conveying coronavirus public health guidance.
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