Candidate-veteran attacks Bush on Iraq Staff and agencies 30 September, 2006 <img src=http://media3.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/2006/09/30/PH2006093000362.jpg> By DENNIS CONRAD, Associated Press Writer 25 minutes ago WASHINGTON - An Illinois congressional candidate who lost both her legs during combat in Iraq said Saturday that President Bush has no real strategy for securing the war-ravaged nation, just political talk designed to appeal to voters. Duckworthâs address served as a response to the presidentâs weekly radio talk and gave the Democratic Party a chance to showcase one of its strongest candidates as it seeks to regain control of the House in Novemberâs elections. "Well, I didnât cut and run, Mr. President. Like so many others, I proudly fought and sacrificed," Duckworth said. "My helicopter was shot down long after you proclaimed âmission accomplished.â" Duckworth is seeking the suburb, , ). She is running against Illinois state Sen. Peter Roskam, the man Hyde has endorsed. "We need a Congress that will ask the tough questions and work together for solutions rather than attacking the patriotism of those who disagree," she said. "It is time to encourage Iraqi leaders to take control of their own county and make the tough choices that will stop the civil war and stabilize the country."