Representative Tammy Duckworth has voted against some important progressive priorities in a relatively safe D+8 Democratic district. President Barack Obama won IL-08 with 57.4% of the vote in 2012.
A Few Reasons to Primary:
- In 2013, Rep. Duckworth voted for a bank-written bill undermining key derivatives regulations in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law
- In 2013, Rep. Duckworth voted for House Republicans’ “Keep Your Plan Act” that would have restored substandard individual market plans, and undermined Obamacare’s health care market reforms
In 2013, Rep. Duckworth voted for a Republican bill to delay the individual mandate, which would undermine Obamacare’s health care markets
- In 2013, Rep. Duckworth voted for the CISPA bill that would have removed important digital privacy protections online