MSNBC projects Democrat Duckworth wins Illinois House seat

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Posted: Nov 06, 2012 11:02 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - MSNBC projected that Democrat Tammy Duckworth won Illinois' eighth congressional district in Tuesday's election.

Duckworth, a wounded Iraq War veteran, defeated incumbent Republican Representative Joe Walsh, a Tea Party activist.

(Reporting By Mark Felsenthal)