Sen. Tammy Duckworth on coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming election (Full Stream 7/30)

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Published on 30 Jul 2020, 19:40
An Iraq War veteran, Purple Heart recipient and the current junior senator from Illinois, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D) is also on Joe Biden’s purported vice-presidential short list. She was the first Thai American elected to Congress and the first U.S. senator to give birth in office and if chosen, she would be the first Asian American woman nominated for vice president. On Thursday, July 30 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post Live hosts Duckworth in conversation with Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on her home state, how she views demonstrations for social justice across the country and her thoughts about the upcoming election.
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