Images: Tammy Duckworth in the Suburbs

 
Posted11/11/2014 5:30 AM

Like many federal lawmakers, particularly freshmen, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Hoffman Estates Democrat, keeps a busy schedule of public events.

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth speaks at an Addison Chamber of Commerce luncheon in August in Addison.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth speaks at an Addison Chamber of Commerce luncheon in August in Addison.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth often doesn't wear her right prosthetic leg on long days because of the phantom pains it causes her.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth often doesn't wear her right prosthetic leg on long days because of the phantom pains it causes her.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth meets constituents in Addison in August.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth meets constituents in Addison in August.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth meets constituents in Addison in August.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth meets constituents in Addison in August.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Diane Cozzi greets U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth at an Addison Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison.
  Diane Cozzi greets U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth at an Addison Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth gets out of her car to sit in her wheelchair before speaking at an event in Addison.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth gets out of her car to sit in her wheelchair before speaking at an event in Addison.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Rep. Tammy Duckworth says the Pledge of Allegiance before speaking at an event at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison.
  Rep. Tammy Duckworth says the Pledge of Allegiance before speaking at an event at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Clarisol Duque with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin's office greets U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth she speaks at an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
  Clarisol Duque with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin's office greets U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth she speaks at an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth gets out of a car to speak at Metro West Council of Government event in Elgin.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth gets out of a car to speak at Metro West Council of Government event in Elgin.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth enters Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin. She had to go in through a rear door because the event was crowded and it would have been hard for her to go in the main entrance.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth enters Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin. She had to go in through a rear door because the event was crowded and it would have been hard for her to go in the main entrance.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth stands on one prosthetic leg to speak at an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth stands on one prosthetic leg to speak at an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth stands on one prosthetic leg to speak at an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth stands on one prosthetic leg to speak at an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth speaks to suburban mayors during an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
  U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth speaks to suburban mayors during an event at Jimmy's Charhouse in Elgin.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
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