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Illinois 8th District

Good News For Tammy Duckworth In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Tammy Duckworth holds a 10-point lead over Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), an advantage the Democratic congressional candidate is seeing thanks to Walsh's co...

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...

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.

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...

WATCH: Tea Party Congressman Jokes About John McCain's Age

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

Tea Party-backed U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has never been shy about criticizing the "mainstream" Republican party, and during a suburban Chicago Tea Party m...

Report: Vulnerable GOP Congressman Running Out Of Cash

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

Next week, two Democratic candidates hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh will face off in the Illinois primary. Both have claimed to be the best-sui...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Tammy Duckworth Slams GOP Opponent On Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tammy Duckworth, a Democratic House candidate running in Illinois' 8th District, is out with a new mailer attacking her opponent for say...

Preserving America's Safety Net

Tammy Duckworth | Posted 04.11.2012 | Chicago
Tammy Duckworth

Nobody wants to be on food stamps, but when my family lost everything, we were grateful for it.

Joe Walsh Pushes To Wish His Constituents A 'Merry Christmas'

Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Monday made public his holiday wish: To wish his constituents "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hanukkah" in mail pieces and...

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.

Tammy Duckworth Leaves VA Job: Is She Running For Congress?

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

A former congressional candidate and wounded Iraq war veteran resigned a prominent post at the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday, leading to sp...

Obama Ally, Former Candidate Running For Congress In Suburbs

Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

A onetime advisor to Barack Obama and, more recently, a narrowly failed candidate for state comptroller has announced his bid for one of Illinois's ne...

Send In The Cavalry: GOP Lawyers Come To Walsh's Aid In Tight Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the race for Illinois's Eighth Congressional District still undecided, the state's Republican Party is sending in the cavalry for its candidate, ...

Tea Party Candidate Joe Walsh Losing Support

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Is it an avalanche of supporters abandoning Tea Party candidate Joe Walsh's campaign for Congress in the north suburbs or just a few defectors? ...