Tammy Duckworth

Sen. Duckworth, 28 Dems call for Wisconsin's Nicholson to apologize for comments about veterans

Sen. Duckworth, 28 Dems call for Wisconsin's Nicholson to apologize for comments about veterans

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, of Illinois, joined with 28 other veterans Wednesday in calling for Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson to apologize for questioning the "cognitive thought process" of veterans who are Democrats. 

Nicholson refused. 

Nicholson is a Marine veteran running against state Sen. Leah Vukmir for a chance to take on Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in November. The primary is Aug. 14 but on Saturday Wisconsin Republicans will vote at their state convention on which candidate to endorse. 

Nicholson has repeatedly refused to apologize for his comment about veterans, first made in a radio interview last...

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