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Women in Congress -- From 1917 to Now

Tammy Duckworth

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Jeannette Rankin Rebecca Latimer FeltonShirley ChisholmWomen of the 89th CongressBarbara MikulskiNancy PelosiTammy DuckworthOver the Years

Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth, recently elected to serve in the House of Representatives in the 113th Congress, will be the first Thai-American woman to serve in Congress as well as the first female double-amputee. Serving in the Iraq War, Duckworth lost her legs when the helicopter she was co-piloting was hit by an RPG.

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