Senator Duckworth delivered first official speech on Senate floor

Senator Duckworth delivered first official speech on Senate floor
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) released the following statement in response to the U.S. leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council. (Source: Office of Sen. Tammy Duckworth)

ILLINOIS (KFVS) - U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth delivered her first official address on the Senate floor on Tuesday, April 25.

Her "maiden speech" called for a return to the common values that made Illinois and America great.

This speech is a longstanding tradition in the United States Senate, marking the moment a member makes his or her full address to the chamber.

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