Democrats Deny Pregnant Congresswoman a Proxy Vote in Caucus Leadership

Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, a double-amputee war veteran, is unable to travel to D.C.

WASHINGTON - MAY 24: (AFP OUT) Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tammy Duckworth waits for U.S. President Barack Obama to arrive to speak during a reception to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the East Room of the White House on May 24, 2010 in Washington, DC. Earlier today the president met with Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon before giving encouraging remarks to the AAPI community at the reception with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in attendance.
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