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Tammy Duckworth, Joe Walsh's Winning Opponent, Says 2012 Voters Rejected Extremism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s been just under a week since Tammy Duckworth defeated Republican Rep. Joe Walsh after a heated contest for Illinois’ 8th Congre...

Joe Walsh Tells Supporters To Scare Employees Into Voting For Romney

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) encouraged supporters at a recent campaign event to scare their employees into voting for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romn...

Joe Walsh Attacks Opponent For 'Picking Out A Dress,' Gets Hit With Comeback

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) faced off against Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth in their third congressional debate on Tuesday, in an event notably pepp...

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.

Illinois Redistricting: Republican Congressmen Sue Over Dems' Map

Posted 09.26.2011 | Chicago

Following the lead of some of the top Republican members of the Illinois General Assembly, who last week filed suit over the state's redrawn House and...

Quinn Signs Illinois Redistricting Law, Making Maps Official

Posted 08.24.2011 | Chicago

Illinois governor Pat Quinn signed off Friday on a redistricting proposal that will sharply undercut the state's newly elected Republican congressmen....

DCCC Cash Helps Some Illinois Dems, Leaves Others To Their Own Devices

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As has been widely reported this morning, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has gone on a massive last-minute spending spree, in an atte...

WATCH: NRCC Targets Democrats For Congress With Big Ad Buy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The National Republican Congressional Campaign bought $1.7 million worth of television ads this weekend, and three of those ads are aimed at contested...

Illinois Republican Tries Linking Opponent To Maxine Waters Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Democratic veterans Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters facing ethics charges this summer, Republican candidates around the country are trying to ca...

Ethan Hastert, Denny Hastert's Son, Running For Father's Congressional Seat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) -- Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert's son, Ethan Hastert, has announced he'll run for his father's Chicago-area...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Former TSA Offical Oberman Enters Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another candidate has entered the crowded race for the Congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's chief of staff. Justin ...

Congressional Incumbents Hold Huge Money Lead

AP | Dennis Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON - Members of Illinois' congressional delegation, no matter their party affiliation, head into the final weeks of the election season with h...

Bailout Votes Could Hurt Congressional Candidates

AP | Dennis Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON - The nation's economic uncertainty is creating political uncertainty for a few Illinois politicians running for re-election. Congressiona...

Obama Effect Should Boost Illinois Democrats

AP | Christopher Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Barack Obama's presidential campaign is generating a wave of enthusiasm in Illinois, but don't expect a tsunami that will radical...