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Illinois Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth has accomplished numerous firsts since being elected to Congress as a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 then again in the Senate in 2017.

Senator Duckworth is the first Thai-American woman, the first legislator born in Thailand and the first woman with a disability elected to Congress. She is first female double amputee in the Senate and the first Senator to give birth while in office.

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The first round of impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump in the House Judiciary Committee kicked off Wednesday morning.

The committee has enlisted four constitutional scholars and law professors for insight on the question of whether or not impeachment is merited in light of the facts learned from the Intelligence Committee's report.

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