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Mike Bost Meltdown

Congressional Candidate Jokes About His Dog Killing

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

The Illinois congressional candidate who once killed a beagle that bit his daughter is not happy the story resurfaced after all these years, but he wa...

GOP Congressional Candidate's Rant Ranked Among Top 'Flip Outs' Ever

Belleville News-Democrat | Mike Fitzgerald | Posted 03.25.2014 | Chicago

Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, the lone candidate in the GOP primary for the 12th U.S. House District seat, is embracing his May, 30, 2012, rant on the Ill...

WATCH: Tantrum-Prone Pol Launches Into Tirade Over Gun Bill

Posted 04.18.2013 | Chicago

In what's become something of a calling card for the downstate GOP lawmaker, state Rep. Mike Bost, a Murphysboro Republican, launched into an angry, a...

WATCH: 7 YouTube Tributes To Republican State Rep's Epic Tirade

Posted 06.06.2012 | Chicago

If you haven't yet seen it, you're probably alone: In an epic tirade that went insta-viral, Republican Illinois state representative Mike Bost late la...

State Lawmaker: Reaction To Epic Outburst 'Mostly Positive'

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 07.31.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Screaming, swearing and referencing the Bible, a red-faced Illinois Rep. Mike Bost punched at papers he threw in the air whi...

WATCH: State Lawmaker Erupts Into Tirade During Pension Debate

Posted 05.30.2012 | Chicago

A Republican Illinois state lawmaker on Tuesday screamed and threw papers into the air while decrying the state's Democrat-led pension reform bill tha...