Tammy Duckworth sworn into Congress

January 3, 2013 3:16:07 PM PST
Iraq war vet Tammy Duckworth Is now a member of Congress representing the northwest suburbs.

The Democrat took a ceremonial oath at the Disabled American Veterans office in Washington Thursday afternoon.

Representative Duckworth lost both legs and severely damaged her arm in Iraq while service as an army helicopter pilot.

Duckworth replaces one-term Republican Congressman Joe Walsh.