Tuesday, August 22, 2006

For veteran Tammy Duckworth, latest fight is for a House seat

MAJ. TAMMY DUCKWORTH: The Iraq veteran from Illinois has the best shot at a win.

Wounded in the Iraq war, the Democratic newcomer is heating up the race in Chicago's Republican suburbs

I was proud to respond when my country called, and I have no regrets. But from a policy perspective, invading Iraq was a mistake. We should have focused our military resources instead on pursuing the terrorists who attacked our country and on capturing Osama Bin Laden. Not only did we misdirect our human and financial resources; we squandered an enormous amount of international goodwill that we acquired after 9/11."
From her Campaign Website. She is running for US Congress. CCN


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