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Illinois 8th Congressional District

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. ...

Super PAC Jumps Back Into Congressional Race To Back Walsh

Posted 11.02.2012 | Chicago

With less than a week to go until the election, a conservative super PAC announced this week that it is reinvesting in Illinois' volatile 8th Congress...

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 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 ...

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...

Melissa Bean Concedes To Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATED 1:51 p.m. CT Two weeks after the midterm elections, Republicans have scored another win. Illinois Democrat Melissa Bean conceded to Tea Part...

Melissa Bean Hanging On In 8th District As Absentee Ballots Narrow Gap

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though Republican Joe Walsh has already declared victory in llinois' 8th Congressional District, absentee ballots have helped Democrat Melissa Bean's ...