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Judge To Hear Arguments On Whether Rep. Walsh Owes Child Support

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) and his ex-wife will go before a judge next month and make their best arguments about whether Walsh owes and must pay $10...

Walsh Says Ex-Wife Is Lying About Child Support Payments

Posted 12.12.2011 | Chicago

Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has already described claims of his owing more than $115,000 in back child support payments as "wild...

Bipartisan Group Comprises 'Apocalypse Caucus'

The Washington Post | David A. Fahrenthold | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

On Capitol Hill, they are the apocalypse caucus. Twenty lawmakers, from both parties, who calculate that the best way to fix government is to act as i...

Joe Walsh Fires Back At Anti-Gun Group's Criticism

Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

After ever-outspoken U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told a Tea Party gun forum in Huntley, Ill., that he would be a "cheerleader" for gun rights in Cong...

TeaCon Organizer Steve Stevlic Absent Amid Prostitute-Related Arrest Report

Palatine, IL Patch | Brian SlupskiEmail the Author | Posted 12.01.2011 | Chicago

TEACON 2011 organizer Steve Stevlic did not attend the second day of the conference he helped organize amid a report on Gawker that he was arrested fo...

Tea Party Hosts Midwest Convention In Schaumburg

Palatine, IL Patch | Brian Slupski and Tara May TesimuEmail the Authors | Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

Patch will be providing constant updates and photos during the Tea Party Midwest convention's keynote speech by former Fox commentator Glenn Beck. ...

WATCH: Joe Walsh Says Media Will Protect Obama Because He Is Black

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

A recent crop of bad press has not stopped U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) from making his usual media rounds this week. On Wednesday, after being named ...

Black Democrats Join GOP In Criticisms Of Illinois Redistricting

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Story has been updated with additional comments from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Three African-American congressmen from Illinois have expressed concer...

Report: Joe Walsh Among Congress's 'Most Corrupt' Members

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Tuesday received the distinction of being named among Congress's thirteen "most corrupt" representatives by the group ...

Joshua Hersh

Rep. Joe Walsh To Palestinians: Stop Statehood Bid Or Israel Will Annex West Bank | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- A Republican lawmaker has introduced a resolution warning Palestinian leaders that Israel would be within its rights to annex the West Ban...

O'Donnell Rages At GOP Rep. For Latest Outrage

Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tore into Congressman Joe Walsh for continuing to not pay child support on Thursday's "Last Word," reiterating his ban on the congr...

Judge Orders Joe Walsh To Prove He Doesn't Owe Back Child-Support

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

After months of dismissing allegations that he owed his ex-wife more than $100,000 in back child support, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh was ordered Wednesday to...

Into the Lion's Den

Raja Krishnamoorthi | Posted 11.09.2011 | Chicago
Raja Krishnamoorthi

I found Rep. Walsh's refusal to attend the Joint Session of Congress extremely disrespectful to President Obama and I, like most Americans, am fed up with uncompromising partisanship.

Rep. Joe Walsh Wants Ex-Wife Sanctioned In Child Support Case

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Six days after the Sun-Times reported that Rep. Joe Walsh allegedly owes more than $100,000 in child support for three of his children, the McHenry Re...

Republicans Plan To Skip Obama's Jobs Speech

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will address both chambers of Congress Thursday to unveil his plan to create jobs, but not everyone plans to attend. Despite...

What to Do About Disrespectful Congresspeople

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Joe Walsh wants to skip the Joint Session of Congress. I am sure some more of his buddies may follow suit. If you had an employee that pulled a stunt like that, what would you do?

Mark Kirk To Obama: Show Boehner Jobs Speech

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk defended President Obama's jobs speech scheduled for Thursday in light of 8th District Rep. Joe Walsh's announcement th...

Joe Walsh Talks To Students About Tea Party: 'We're Not All Insane'

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has not been shy about criticizing President Obama in the Chicagoland area as of late. While he usually speaks to a supportive cro...

Ryan Grim

Tea Party Senator Blasts Obama: 'I'm Not Interested In His Speech' | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea Party leader Sen. Jim DeMint on Sunday dismissed President Barack Obama's jobs speech four days ahead of its scheduled delivery. ...

GOP Congressman Defends Plan To Skip Obama's Jobs Speech

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

PALATINE, Ill. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- An outspoken Republican congressman from Illinois is defending his decision to boycott President Barack Oba...

Joe Walsh Apologizes For Calling Obama 'Idiotic,' Stands By Opposition To Jobs Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) criticized President Barack Obama for his upcoming jobs speech, saying "there is no reason for him to call a joint session of ...

WATCH: No New Jobs, Obama Delays Smog Standards And Candidates' Labor Day Plans

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

The latest jobs report, released Friday, shows that the U.S. economy added no new jobs in August as the unemployment rate remained steady at 9.1 perce...

GOP Congressman Skipping Obama's Jobs Speech, Calls President 'Idiotic'

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

House Republican Joe Walsh, a Tea Party favorite from Illinois, will not be attending President Barack Obama's Sept. 8 jobs speech, the Chicago Tribun...

Walsh Slams Buffett's Tax Hikes, Appears On Chicago Tonight Wednesday

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's (R-Ill.) scheduled appearance on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" Wednesday will cover the economy, debt and revelations about his perso...

Putting Our Community First

Raja Krishnamoorthi | Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago
Raja Krishnamoorthi

Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh voted for a government shutdown even though the vast majority of his constituents favored the opposite. If I am elected to Congress, I will put the interests of our community first.