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GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...

SLUMBER PARTY: One-Fifth Of House Freshmen Sleep In Offices

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(CBS) By Phil Hirschkorn & Wyatt Andrews WASHINGTON - Michigan Congressman Tim Walberg considers sleeping in his Capitol Hill office a luxury. ...

How Quickly Republicans Forget Tea Party Priorities

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian F. Keane

After being carried to power on the shoulders of the Tea Party, House Republicans have already decided to spit in the eye of their benefactors -- by voting to increase the deficit.

GOP Rep.-Elect Joe Walsh To Reject Federal Health Insurance

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Incoming GOP Rep. Joe Walsh of Illinois has decided to put his money where his mouth is and turn down the federally funded health insurance package pr...

Melissa Bean Concedes To Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATED 1:51 p.m. CT Two weeks after the midterm elections, Republicans have scored another win. Illinois Democrat Melissa Bean conceded to Tea Part...

Send In The Cavalry: GOP Lawyers Come To Walsh's Aid In Tight Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the race for Illinois's Eighth Congressional District still undecided, the state's Republican Party is sending in the cavalry for its candidate, ...

Melissa Bean Hanging On In 8th District As Absentee Ballots Narrow Gap

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though Republican Joe Walsh has already declared victory in llinois' 8th Congressional District, absentee ballots have helped Democrat Melissa Bean's ...

Illinois Election Roundup: Dems Lose Big, But Quinn Hanging On

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a long and tough night for Democrats in Illinois, but with results in two important races still too close to call, some are hanging on to hope....

Return of the Son of...: A Conversation With Dweezil Zappa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.

Tea Party Candidate Joe Walsh Losing Support

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Is it an avalanche of supporters abandoning Tea Party candidate Joe Walsh's campaign for Congress in the north suburbs or just a few defectors?...

Joe Walsh, GOP Congressional Candidate, Fails To File Personal Financial Disclosure Form

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joe Walsh ran as an outsider against five candidates to win February's Republican primary in Illinois' 8th Congressional district. "I'm a bit of a rog...

HuffPost Reviews: Slash, Madonna, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Plus A Conversation with Matt Hires, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Slash's first solo album shows continuity and expert songwriting despite all of the musical influences involved. But despite its being a solid release, the old school rock 'n' roll can sometimes get a little too reliable.

Joe Walsh, First Tea Party Candidate To Win Election, Starts Attracting Attention

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Four Illinoisans took the stage at the National Tea Party convention in Nashville, Tennessee last Friday. A crowd of around 200 awaited their words. ...

Joe Walsh of the Eagles Hits Joe Walsh, Tea Party Candidate, Over Use of Song

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Mitchell

Amid the rocky news of the past week, it was fun to read today about the hysterical uproar over an Illinois tea party candidate for Congress using the famous "Lead the Way" song by Joe Walsh (Eagles, James Gang, etc.) in his campaign.

Eagles To Play $2,000 Per Ticket Gig

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Classic rock band The Eagles are to play a one-off private gig in London at a 2,300-capacity venue. Tickets, which are reported to cost up to £950 p...