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Tammy Duckworth: Legislating one step at a time – Episode 06

Tammy Duckworth
Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth talks about current events on Congressional Hill, including efforts to pass legislation concerning the debt ceiling, infrastructure, voting rights, and more. She also talks about lessons learned from the Afghanistan War and why the U.S. should be donating COVID-19 vaccines to countries that need them. She also explains how she ended up in Illinois and why she stayed.

Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Alee Quick. This podcast is produced through a partnership between Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and WSIU Public Radio. For more, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.