State Week: Duckworth Fights Off Criticism As V.P. Talk Heats Up


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Over the past week, Democratic Illinois U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth weathered Republican criticism at the same time her name is being put forward, among others, as Joe Biden's potential running mate. Governor J.B. Pritzker called on the Trump administration for a nationwide mandate for wearing masks to combat the coronavirus, while still not issuing such a mandate in his own state. More revelations are showing just who received federal PPP money. And House Speaker Michael Madigan calls for the removal of statues at the State Capitol building. Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times joins the panel.

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