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Duckworth will cut own pay if sequester happens

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Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, of Hoffman Estates, has offered to cut her own pay in the event of a sequester.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, of Hoffman Estates, plans to take a pay cut of 8.4 percent if automatic spending cuts go into effect Friday, as they will if Congress fails to reach a plan to deal with the country's deficit.
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