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Key Donor: State GOP's Internal Quarrels 'Destroying' Their Party

Posted 05.10.2013 | Chicago

A key Republican donor lashed out Thursday against the Illinois GOP when he blamed the party's most conservative leaders of "destroying" their 2014 el...

Joe Walsh: 'It's Time For Civil Disobedience' On Concealed Carry Law

Posted 04.16.2013 | Chicago

Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, long a Tea Party favorite, is urging Illinoisans to "break the law" amid the state's current lack of a concealed carry law...

Road to Forever: A Conversation With Don Felder, Plus Spin Doctors' 'About a Train' Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The song "About A Train" is about to be released on the new Spin Doctors' blues-rock CD, If The River Was Whiskey. The album comes out April 30th.

Tea Party Darling: Democrats Support Path To Citizenship For The Votes

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said on Tuesday that Democrats support immigration reform only because it would mean more votes for Democratic candidat...

WATCH: Ex-Tea Party Congressman Says Americans Are 'Stupid,' 'Lazy'

Posted 03.12.2013 | Chicago

During a nearly two-hour talk Sunday, long-time Tea Party favorite former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh made, surprise!, an incendiary remark that Am...

Report: Tea Party Ex-Congressman Went And Got A Job

Posted 03.06.2013 | Chicago

Look who just went and got a job! Confirming previous rumors, fiery Tea Party favorite former Congressman Joe Walsh has signed on with conservative...

Joe Walsh: Gay Marriage-Supporting State GOP Chairman Should Quit

Posted 02.22.2013 | Chicago

Forget feuding with Democrats — ex-Illinois Congressman and tea party-favorite Joe Walsh can't seem to stop sparring with leaders of his own party. ...

Eagles Land, Then Soar in New Documentary

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The band reached its highest altitude during the mid to late 1970s, when the single and album Hotel California cemented what Rolling Stone called their "note-perfect Hollywood-cowboy ennui."

Ex-Tea Party Rep Says He Can't Afford His Child Support Payments

Posted 02.12.2013 | Chicago

During his unsuccessful campaign to be reelected to Congress, outspoken former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh could never quite live down the label of "deadbeat ...

Joe Walsh Blasts First Lady For Attending Hadiya Pendleton Funeral

Posted 02.08.2013 | Chicago

Making good on his threat promise that he's not going away, ex-Congressman Joe Walsh reared his head Friday morning to blast the first lady for travel...

Karl Rove Strikes Back

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Earlier this week, the Karl Rove-backed super PAC American Crossroads, rolled out the Conservative Victory Project, which was largely seen as an effor...

Paul Blumenthal

Former Tea Party Congressman To Take On Rove | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), a Tea Party favorite who lost reelection in 2012 to Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), is launching a super ...

Joe Walsh Could Join The Ranks Of Glenn Beck As Talk Radio Host

Posted 01.15.2013 | Chicago

Given his inclination to blurt outrageous statements like "We may have to shed blood every couple hundred years to preserve our freedoms," talk radio ...

Walsh Makes Shocking Anti-Obamacare Suggestion

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), a staunch opponent of the Affordable Care Act, suggested people "defy and or break the law and engage in civil disobed...

Joe Walsh Touts Support For Future Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) may be on his way out of Congress after getting beaten badly by his Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth in November, but he'...

Joe Walsh: Illinois 'Needs A Scott Walker' For Governor

Posted 12.10.2012 | Chicago

Defeated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Saturday discussed his political future during what was said to be his final "town hall" meeting in front of ...

Dog Ears Music: Bankrupt on Selling Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.23.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Modest Mouse, The Velvet Underground, Fitz and the Tantrums, Sleater-Kinney, Honeycut and more.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Tammy Duckworth, Joe Walsh's Winning Opponent, Says 2012 Voters Rejected Extremism | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s been just under a week since Tammy Duckworth defeated Republican Rep. Joe Walsh after a heated contest for Illinois’ 8th Congre...

American Muslims Celebrate Defeat Of Congressional Islamophobes

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that ...

Governor Walsh? Defeated Tea Party Rep Mulls Next Steps

Posted 11.08.2012 | Chicago

Following his resounding defeat by Democrat Tammy Duckworth Tuesday, Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is considering what his post-Co...

Daniel Lippman

Environmental Groups, Cheered By Election Results, Demand Climate Change Action From Democrats | Daniel Lippman | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Environmental leaders on Wednesday celebrated election victories of pro-environment candidates, victories they say show the public wan...

Tea Party Congressman Defeated In Volatile Illinois Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Chicago

Freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh was defeated Tuesday by Tammy Duckworth, his Democratic challenger in Illinois' 8th congressional district. ...

Marginalizing American Women to Second Class Status

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

To keep hearing the same political debates around our country regarding abortion, women's pay, and women's health is so surreal that sometimes I feel like a time-traveling protagonist in a sci-fi film, in which I missed a turn and went back a century.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Antiscience In Washington On 'The Point' | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.05.2012 | Science

On the eve of one of the most divisive elections in modern history, the conversation strays from international affairs to the economy to health care. ...

Dog Ears Music: Born in November Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Booker T. (& The MG's), Jeff Buckley, Compay Segundo, Billy Strayhorn, Tina Weymouth and more.