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Planned Parenthood Action Fund Statement on Tammy Duckworth Election to U.S. Statement

Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433

For Immediate Release: 11.08.16

Washington, DC -- NBC and ABC just announced that Voters in Illinois decisively elected Tammy Duckworth to be their next U.S. Senator. Tammy Duckworth has a 100% rating on the Planned Parenthood Action Fund scorecard.  

Statement from Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Action Fund:

“Congratulations to Tammy Duckworth on her victory. Tammy Duckworth is a strong advocate for expanding access to reproductive health care and we look forward to working with her in the Senate. Tonight, we celebrate Tammy Duckworth’s victory. And tomorrow, we get to work on fighting to confirm a Supreme Court justice, fighting for equal pay, and protecting our access to reproductive health care.”

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Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational and electoral activity, including voter education, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.