Duckworth Defeats Walsh In Bitter Congressional Race
Description:Democrat Tammy Duckworth has declared victory tonight over Republican Rep. Joe Walsh in their nationally watched northwest suburban congressional battle.
Duckworth had 55 percent to 45 percent for Walsh with 80 percent of the unofficial vote counted.
"I am so humbled to be elected representative of the 8th Congressional District," Duckworth told supporters in an Elk Grove Village hotel ballroom.(1:27)