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Joe Walsh

We're Not 'The Entitlement Generation'

Sandra Fluke | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Sandra Fluke

We agree that "we've got Americans who are struggling." Our question is why so many elected officials have only one answer for them: cutting their safety net while telling them to "go get a job." My generation is looking for better answers than that.

Joe Walsh To Sandra Fluke: 'Go Get A Job'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) took aim at Georgetown University Law graduate Sandra Fluke on Saturday, attacking her on the issue of birth control. In a...

Laura Bassett

Illinois Rep.: My Female Veteran Opponent 'Only Cares About Her Outfit'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) this week mocked Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, for speaking at the Democratic N...

Jan Schakowsky: Joe Walsh Is 'An Embarrassment'

Posted 09.04.2012 | Chicago

Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is no stranger to incendiary remarks and name-calling: but usually, they originate with him. Walsh was previously th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congressman Meeting With Muslims After Making Controversial Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is no stranger to controversy, but in the wake of his recent comments about radical Muslims “trying to kill Americans every ...

Joe Walsh 'Bothered' By GOP's Reaction To Akin

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Not every elected Republican official is rushing to create as much distance as possible between themselves and Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.). Rep. Joe Wal...

Winning Gold in the "Anti-Immigration Olympics"

Amy Novick | Posted 10.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Amy Novick

These champions return to our country and see games of a different sort going on - elected officials stooping to the worst kind of politics, spreading fear and misinformation about immigrants, and enacting harmful anti-immigration policies.

Tea Party Rhetoric Emboldens Democrats In Fierce Congressional Campaign

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) and Democrat Tammy Duckworth are battling it out for Illinois' 8th District in the Chicago suburbs. Walsh's heat...

'Am I Too Much Of A Loose Cannon? No'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is showing little remorse for a laundry list of polarizing statements that have landed the freshman lawmaker in national headl...

Joe Walsh Lagging In Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Freshman Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is nine points behind Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth, according to a poll released Thursday by the anti-Tea Part...

Joe Walsh Doubles Down On Radical Islam Comments

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is doubling down on some controversial comments he made recently that infuriated Muslim groups. In a town hall meeting las...

WATCH: Sh*t Joe Walsh Says

Posted 08.14.2012 | Chicago

Following his latest in a seemingly endless series of outbursts that have drawn the ire of many -- including a number of his constituents -- and turne...

Amanda Terkel

Joe Walsh Releases First TV Ad: 'You've Probably Heard A Little Bit About Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) released his first TV ad on Sunday, trying to make the case to voters in the district that he's just a regular guy concerned a...

Joe Walsh To GOP: Don't Look To Mitt Romney To Get You Fired Up

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Want to feel fired up and ready to go for the 2012 election? According to the outspoken Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), Republicans should look to President ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sounding increasingly angry with the deficit-cutting deal, which was pushed through by their own leadership in the House...

Did Tea Party Rep Steal A Bill From A Democrat?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago

Tea Party-backed U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is back in hot water after being accused of filing a bill practically identical to one previously introd...

Tea Party Rep: 'Chicago Is Crumbling Right Now'

Posted 07.28.2012 | Chicago

In a recent interview taping, Tea Party-backed U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) had some choice words for the city of Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whom...

Joe Walsh Says He'll Be Skipping Out On GOP Convention

Posted 07.19.2012 | Chicago

One day on the heels of being named among the most vulnerable congressional incumbents in this fall's election, fiery Tea Party-backed U.S. Rep. Joe W...

Mitt Romney: The "Us the People" Candidate

Bennet Kelley | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

It is ironic that the party that obsesses over including the term "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, could ignore the rest of the language about being "one nation" "indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Iraq Veteran Tammy Duckworth Raises Record Amount For House Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Illinois Democratic congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth brought in nearly $900,000 in the latest fundraising quarter, a figure that her campaign s...

There Are Many Ways to Be "Pro-Israel" -- Supporting a Nightmarish One-State Scenario Is Not One of Them

Jeremy Ben-Ami | Posted 09.11.2012 | World
Jeremy Ben-Ami

The majority of American Jews understand what Allen West and Joe Walsh fail to see: Building a viable Palestinian state alongside a secure Israel is the only way to secure Israel's future as a Jewish homeland and a democracy.

Political Attacks Cross The Line

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Negative advertising and smear campaigning have been staples of American politics for nearly two centuries. Some historians trace the roots of the pra...

What Joe Walsh Needs to Know About Tammy Duckworth

Rick Newman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Rick Newman

Once again this year, Duckworth's alive day will come a few days after a Congressional election she's running in. By then, voters will have decided if she's enough of a hero for them.

Iraq Vet Candidate Responds To Joe Walsh's Attacks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

Democratic House candidate Tammy Duckworth responded to attacks by opponent Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Friday, telling MSNBC's Michael Smerconish that...

Rep. Joe Walsh Is a Coward

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Rep. Joe Walsh is a coward. Not because he's never served in the U.S. military, but because he's so egregiously picked on a woman who did, and who lost both her legs defending America's freedom.