MSNBC projects Democrat Duckworth wins Illinois House seat

Reuters News

11/6/2012 11:02:53 PM - Reuters News

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)