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Joe Walsh Loses It During Interview: 'Ashleigh, Ashleigh, Ashleigh'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

Things got intense on Thursday afternoon when Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) appeared on CNN and was pressed on recent remarks he made suggesting his Democra...

Tea Party-Backed Rep Adds Fuel To Fire After Making Controversial Remarks

Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

During an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room" on Wednesday, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) suggested his Democratic rival, Tammy Duckworth, talks too muc...

John McCain, A Veteran Was Demeaned In Your Name. Will You Defend Her?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

This past Sunday, Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, who never served a day in the military, shamelessly questioned the heroism of his Congressional opponent, Illinois Army National Guard veteran and double amputee, Major Tammy Duckworth.

Joe Walsh Charges Democratic Challenger, Double-Amputee Veteran, With Not Being 'True Hero'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Sunday accused his Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth -- a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq War -- of not being a "true ...

Tea Party Rep Slams Double Amputee Opponent With Offensive Attack

ThinkProgress | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Though he never joined the military himself, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) disparaged his Democratic opponent’s military service at a town hall on Sunday, s...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Divided On Keeping Obamacare's Young Adult Insurance Provision | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Erin Mershon, Greg Rosalsky, Cole Stangler, Nate Willis and Jeffrey Young contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans may not ha...

Illinois Reacts To Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

The Supreme Court's Thursday morning ruling that upheld President Barack Obama's health care law has, expectedly, lit up the Internet with reactions t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rep. Joe Walsh: Obama Would Be A 'Tyrant' If He Was 'Smart Enough To Know What That Means' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said that President Barack Obama is a "tyrant," or that he would be if he was "smart enough to know what that means," at at to...

Joe Walsh Endorses Tammy Duckworth?!

Posted 06.12.2012 | Chicago

A press release from the office of Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who is running against Republican Joe Walsh for his current Congressional seat in Illinoi...

Elise Foley

Joe Walsh: Jesse Jackson Wants To 'Keep African Americans Down On Some Plantation' | Elise Foley | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) isn't backing down from controversial comments he made last week about Rev. Jesse Jackson -- instead, he's rampi...

Elise Foley

Tea Party Congressman Makes ANOTHER Racist Remark | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) made another controversial remark last week, telling constituents that Democrats want Hispanics to be dependent ...

Congressional Battles Rage Away From Presidential Race

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

* High stakes in elections in "orphan" congressional districts * Rep. Walsh vs. Democratic Iraq War veteran among key races ...

Analog Man: A Conversation With Joe Walsh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Holy smokes! The last time I made a record, it was on recording tape, and we had knobs, and now there's a mouse, so it's all new technology I've had to learn."

GOP Rep Quiet As Constituent Calls Obama A Nazi Socialist Communist

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) held another lively town hall meeting this weekend, playing host to a constituent who accused President Barack Obama of "sedit...

Joe Walsh, Tammy Duckworth Exchange Blows In First Debate

Posted 05.12.2012 | Chicago

Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh and Tammy Duckworth, a Democrat challenging his 8th District seat, faced off in their first debate Friday, and things g...

Renewing the American Dream

Tammy Duckworth | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago
Tammy Duckworth

As a nation, we face incredible challenges right now. People are struggling to find jobs, pay their bills and make a better life for their children. When folks tell me about struggling to put food on the table, I understand because I've been there.

WATCH: Joe Walsh Says Obama Only Elected 'Because He's Black'

Posted 04.30.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) made a comment already familiar to followers of the Tea Party favorite over the weekend: that President Obama is a "histo...

Tea Party Congressman, Ex-Wife Resolve Child Support Issue

Posted 04.20.2012 | Chicago

Updated story U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has reportedly arrived at a settlement with his ex-wife as a Cook County judge has dismissed the child s...

Jennifer Bendery

House Conservatives Struggle To Like Mitt Romney As Their Nominee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative House Republicans on Tuesday tried to find things about Mitt Romney that make them excited about their likely presidential ...

Tea Party Congressman To Supporters: 'Grow Up'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Chicago

In the days leading up to Tax Day Tuesday, Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) made the rounds to a series of Tea Party rallies in Illin...

Walsh Gets Fundraising Help From GOP Leadership

Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

Despite repeatedly criticizing the "mainstream" Republican party, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has accepted some financial help from GOP leaders hoping to keep...

House GOP Freshmen Take Heat From All Sides

Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro and Samuel P. Jacobs Republican Representative Michael Grimm's office was filled with conservative Tea Party activists one day la...

Tea Party Rep: Obama Should 'Distance Himself' From Muslim Brotherhood

Posted 04.08.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, who was recently criticized for saying the national debate over birth control coverage is "not about women," issued a statement F...

Swiftboating Tammy Duckworth -- Joe Walsh Digs a Deeper Hole

Jon Soltz | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Last week, Congressman Joe Walsh denigrated the years of service his opponent, Tammy Duckworth, has given this nation. It was a new low.

Joe Walsh Doubles Down On Duckworth Comment, Says Military Service Not Enough To Earn A Vote

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) found himself in hot water over the weekend for a controversial comment he made regarding Democrat Tammy Duckworth's military ...