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Tammy Duckworth Pleads With Congress To Pass Disabilities Treaty

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the first anniversary of her election to Congress, Rep. Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat and Iraq war veteran, urged the passage...

Sabrina Siddiqui

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...

Governor Walsh? Defeated Tea Party Rep Mulls Next Steps

Posted 11.08.2012 | Chicago

Following his resounding defeat by Democrat Tammy Duckworth Tuesday, Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is considering what his post-Co...

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...

Laura Bassett

Staunch Anti-Abortion Congressman Previously Supported Abortion Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), a Tea Party Republican who says abortion should be illegal even in cases where the mother's life is in danger, campaigned as ...

Joe Walsh In 1996: I'm The Most 'Gay-Friendly Republican Around'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just four days ago that conservative Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) dismissed gay marriage as a "socioeconomic issue" that can have a ne...

Attention Turns To Lawsuit In Walsh, Duckworth Race

Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

All eyes watching the increasingly heated congressional race between Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) and his Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth have turned t...

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...

Joe Walsh Targeted By Democratic Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Democrats are trying to make Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), one of Congress' most outspoken members, a liability for his fellow Republicans stuck in tight I...

Joe Walsh Mocks Obama's Outreach To Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who recently accused his female Democratic opponent of caring more about her outfit than real issues, ridicu...

Apologize, Joe Walsh, for Your Tirade Against J-Street

Jay Michaelson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Dear Rep. Walsh: I write to protest your antisemitic statements, which have no place in public discourse. I demand that you apologize and take them back.

Laura Bassett

Illinois Rep.: My Female Veteran Opponent 'Only Cares About Her Outfit'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) this week mocked Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, for speaking at the Democratic N...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congressman Meeting With Muslims After Making Controversial Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is no stranger to controversy, but in the wake of his recent comments about radical Muslims “trying to kill Americans every ...

Tea Party Rhetoric Emboldens Democrats In Fierce Congressional Campaign

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) and Democrat Tammy Duckworth are battling it out for Illinois' 8th District in the Chicago suburbs. Walsh's heat...

WATCH: Sh*t Joe Walsh Says

Posted 08.14.2012 | Chicago

Following his latest in a seemingly endless series of outbursts that have drawn the ire of many -- including a number of his constituents -- and turne...

Amanda Terkel

Joe Walsh Releases First TV Ad: 'You've Probably Heard A Little Bit About Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) released his first TV ad on Sunday, trying to make the case to voters in the district that he's just a regular guy concerned a...

Did Tea Party Rep Steal A Bill From A Democrat?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago

Tea Party-backed U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is back in hot water after being accused of filing a bill practically identical to one previously introd...

Tea Party Rep: 'Chicago Is Crumbling Right Now'

Posted 07.28.2012 | Chicago

In a recent interview taping, Tea Party-backed U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) had some choice words for the city of Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whom...

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...

Iraq Veteran Tammy Duckworth Raises Record Amount For House Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Illinois Democratic congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth brought in nearly $900,000 in the latest fundraising quarter, a figure that her campaign s...

What Joe Walsh Needs to Know About Tammy Duckworth

Rick Newman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Rick Newman

Once again this year, Duckworth's alive day will come a few days after a Congressional election she's running in. By then, voters will have decided if she's enough of a hero for them.

Iraq Vet Candidate Responds To Joe Walsh's Attacks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

Democratic House candidate Tammy Duckworth responded to attacks by opponent Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Friday, telling MSNBC's Michael Smerconish that...

Rep. Joe Walsh Is a Coward

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Rep. Joe Walsh is a coward. Not because he's never served in the U.S. military, but because he's so egregiously picked on a woman who did, and who lost both her legs defending America's freedom.

Joe Walsh Loses It During Interview: 'Ashleigh, Ashleigh, Ashleigh'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

Things got intense on Thursday afternoon when Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) appeared on CNN and was pressed on recent remarks he made suggesting his Democra...