Tammy Duckworth refused to answer questions about a lawsuit accusing her of violating the Illinois Officers and employees Ethics Act. See Duckworth deny the allegations Below and court documents below.
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Tammy Duckworth improperly claimed two homestead exemptions at once over a period of several years, for which she had to pay more than $2,000 in taxes and penalties following a Chicago Daily Herald investigation.
Tammy Duckworth was appointed by disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich. Tammy Duckworth was criticized for being close to Blagojevich, who held a party for her and who later considered her as a possible candidate to fill an empty top political job.
In her bids for Congress, Tammy Duckworth has taken more than $1 million in special interest money, including more than half a million dollars from lawyers and lobbyists.