Ladda Tammy Duckworth (born March 12, 1968) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. A Democrat, she is the first Asian American woman elected to Congress in Illinois, the first disabled woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the first member of Congress born in Thailand. Her father, an American, and her Thai Chinese mother were working and living there at the time. She grew up and studied languages in several places in Asia, and graduated from high school and university in Hawaii. She later studied in Washington, D.C. and Illinois. While a student, she joined the U.S. Army Reserve and trained as a helicopter pilot.

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  • Ladda Tammy Duckworth, née le 12 mars 1968 à Bangkok (Thaïlande), est une femme politique et militaire américaine, membre du Parti démocrate. Après avoir brièvement intégré le département des Anciens combattants des États-Unis, elle est élue aux élections législatives de 2012 dans le huitième district de l'Illinois. (fr)
  • Ladda Tammy Duckworth (* 12. März 1968 in Bangkok, Thailand) ist eine amerikanische Politikerin (Demokratische Partei). Seit 2013 vertritt sie den Bundesstaat Illinois im US-Repräsentantenhaus. Sie bewirbt sich bei der Wahl 2016 um den bisher vom Republikaner Mark Kirk gehaltenen Sitz im US-Senat. (de)
  • Ladda Tammy Duckworth (born March 12, 1968) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. A Democrat, she is the first Asian American woman elected to Congress in Illinois, the first disabled woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the first member of Congress born in Thailand. Her father, an American, and her Thai Chinese mother were working and living there at the time. She grew up and studied languages in several places in Asia, and graduated from high school and university in Hawaii. She later studied in Washington, D.C. and Illinois. While a student, she joined the U.S. Army Reserve and trained as a helicopter pilot. Duckworth previously served as Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs from April 24, 2009, to June 30, 2011, and as the Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs from November 21, 2006, to February 8, 2009. An Iraq War veteran, Duckworth served as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot and suffered severe combat wounds, losing both of her legs and damaging her right arm. She was the first female double amputee from the war. Having received a medical waiver, she continued to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard along with her husband, Major Bryan W. Bowlsbey, a signal officer and fellow Iraq War veteran. Duckworth retired from the army in October 2014, and was reelected to Congress in November. Duckworth is running for the U.S. Senate in 2016. (en)
  • 谭美·达克沃斯(英语:Ladda Tammy Duckworth,1968年3月12日-),美国女性政治人物,拥有泰、华血统,现为代表伊利诺伊州第八选区的国会众议员。 达克沃斯曾参加美國陸軍、投入伊拉克战争,期间因驾駛直升機被击中而失去双腿,後以中校階級退伍。此后,她曾于2006年至2009年间出任伊利诺伊州退伍军人事务部主任。2009年至2011年间又任美国退伍军人事务部助理部长。2012年11月6日,她在众议员选举中击败共和党候选人、在任议员乔·沃尔什(Joe Walsh),成为伊利诺伊州历史上的首位亚裔女性国会众议员。 (zh)
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  • Ladda Tammy Duckworth, née le 12 mars 1968 à Bangkok (Thaïlande), est une femme politique et militaire américaine, membre du Parti démocrate. Après avoir brièvement intégré le département des Anciens combattants des États-Unis, elle est élue aux élections législatives de 2012 dans le huitième district de l'Illinois. (fr)
  • Ladda Tammy Duckworth (* 12. März 1968 in Bangkok, Thailand) ist eine amerikanische Politikerin (Demokratische Partei). Seit 2013 vertritt sie den Bundesstaat Illinois im US-Repräsentantenhaus. Sie bewirbt sich bei der Wahl 2016 um den bisher vom Republikaner Mark Kirk gehaltenen Sitz im US-Senat. (de)
  • 谭美·达克沃斯(英语:Ladda Tammy Duckworth,1968年3月12日-),美国女性政治人物,拥有泰、华血统,现为代表伊利诺伊州第八选区的国会众议员。 达克沃斯曾参加美國陸軍、投入伊拉克战争,期间因驾駛直升機被击中而失去双腿,後以中校階級退伍。此后,她曾于2006年至2009年间出任伊利诺伊州退伍军人事务部主任。2009年至2011年间又任美国退伍军人事务部助理部长。2012年11月6日,她在众议员选举中击败共和党候选人、在任议员乔·沃尔什(Joe Walsh),成为伊利诺伊州历史上的首位亚裔女性国会众议员。 (zh)
  • Ladda Tammy Duckworth (born March 12, 1968) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. A Democrat, she is the first Asian American woman elected to Congress in Illinois, the first disabled woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the first member of Congress born in Thailand. Her father, an American, and her Thai Chinese mother were working and living there at the time. She grew up and studied languages in several places in Asia, and graduated from high school and university in Hawaii. She later studied in Washington, D.C. and Illinois. While a student, she joined the U.S. Army Reserve and trained as a helicopter pilot. (en)
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