11:15 am, July 5th | by Amy Tennery
Illinois congressional contender Tammy Duckworth is a 20-year military veteran, a double-amputee and a former assistant secretary within the Department of Veterans Affairs. In short, she’s one of the most prominent female veterans in the country. So one must wonder then why her opponent, congress member Joe Walsh, decided the week of July 4 was a good time to publicly complain (more than once!) about how often Duckworth talks about her military service.