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Duckworth tapped by Pelosi for House Benghazi committee

Updated: May 21, 2014 6:23PM

House Democrats decided to participate in the GOP-created Behghazi select investigation committee, with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi D-Calif. on Wednesday tapping Rep. Tammy Duckworth D-Ill., a reservist and wounded Iraq war veteran to the panel, throwing a spotlight on the fast rising freshman. Duckworth joins Rep. Peter Roskam R-Ill., picked by House Speaker John Boehner R-Ohio to be one of the Republicans on the panel.

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