Images: Tammy Duckworth's 2006 6th Congressional District Campaign

 
Updated 11/11/2014 1:55 PM

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's first campaign for Congress was a 2006 run for the old 6th Congressional District against Republican Peter Roskam.

Democrat Tammy Duckworth concedes her 2006 race for Congress to Republican Peter Roskam as she speaks to her supporters at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Democrat Tammy Duckworth concedes her 2006 race for Congress to Republican Peter Roskam as she speaks to her supporters at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth sits with husband Bryan Bowlsbey as they wait for 2006 election results at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Tammy Duckworth sits with husband Bryan Bowlsbey as they wait for 2006 election results at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
An empty table is set up for "those who didn't make it back" as a tribute to fallen soldiers near the podium for 6th Congressional District candidate Tammy Duckworth at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
An empty table is set up for "those who didn't make it back" as a tribute to fallen soldiers near the podium for 6th Congressional District candidate Tammy Duckworth at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth lost her 2006 race for Congress to Republican Peter Roskam but would win a seat in 2012.
Tammy Duckworth lost her 2006 race for Congress to Republican Peter Roskam but would win a seat in 2012.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth greets supporters with husband Bryan Bowlsbey before conceding her 2006 race for Congress to Republican Peter Roskam at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Tammy Duckworth greets supporters with husband Bryan Bowlsbey before conceding her 2006 race for Congress to Republican Peter Roskam at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
Democrat Tammy Duckworth's 2006 race for Congress against Republican Peter Roskam was a nationally watched contest.
Democrat Tammy Duckworth's 2006 race for Congress against Republican Peter Roskam was a nationally watched contest.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
David Beamer, left, and Republican Peter Roskam holding their own news conference before Bill Clinton fundraiser for congressional candidates Tammy Duckworth and Melissa Bean at Chicago Hilton and Towers in 2006.
David Beamer, left, and Republican Peter Roskam holding their own news conference before Bill Clinton fundraiser for congressional candidates Tammy Duckworth and Melissa Bean at Chicago Hilton and Towers in 2006.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
Bill Clinton held a fundraiser for Democratic congressional candidates Tammy Duckworth and Melissa Bean at Chicago Hilton and Towers.
Bill Clinton held a fundraiser for Democratic congressional candidates Tammy Duckworth and Melissa Bean at Chicago Hilton and Towers.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth speaks during a candidate forum for the 6th Congressional District in 2006 at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.
Tammy Duckworth speaks during a candidate forum for the 6th Congressional District in 2006 at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherld.com
Peter Roskam, left, and Tammy Duckworth prepare to take the stage for a candidate forum for the 6th Congressional District in 2006 at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.
Peter Roskam, left, and Tammy Duckworth prepare to take the stage for a candidate forum for the 6th Congressional District in 2006 at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.
Daily Herald file photo
Republican Peter Roskam shakes hands with Democrat Tammy Duckworth at the conclusion of the first debate between the 6th Congressional District candidates at the WBBM Radio studio in Chicago.
Republican Peter Roskam shakes hands with Democrat Tammy Duckworth at the conclusion of the first debate between the 6th Congressional District candidates at the WBBM Radio studio in Chicago.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth would lose her first race for Congress in 2006 to Peter Roskam.
Tammy Duckworth would lose her first race for Congress in 2006 to Peter Roskam.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth would go on to serve in Congress with Peter Roskam. She represents the 8th Congressional District, and he serves the 6th District.
Tammy Duckworth would go on to serve in Congress with Peter Roskam. She represents the 8th Congressional District, and he serves the 6th District.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherld.com
Republican candidate Peter Roskam speaks during the first debate with Tammy Duckworth 6th District congressional race, at the WBBM Radio studio, Chicago, Friday.
Republican candidate Peter Roskam speaks during the first debate with Tammy Duckworth 6th District congressional race, at the WBBM Radio studio, Chicago, Friday.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth arrives for Bill Clinton fundraiser for congressional candidates Melissa Bean and herself at Chicago Hilton and Towers.
Tammy Duckworth arrives for Bill Clinton fundraiser for congressional candidates Melissa Bean and herself at Chicago Hilton and Towers.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherld.com
Tammy Duckworth thanks Marion Cole of Bensenville at the Metra station in Elmhurst after winning the 2006 Democratic primary for the 6th Congressional District.
Tammy Duckworth thanks Marion Cole of Bensenville at the Metra station in Elmhurst after winning the 2006 Democratic primary for the 6th Congressional District.
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