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Joe Walsh

American Muslims Celebrate Defeat Of Congressional Islamophobes

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that ...

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...

Daniel Lippman

Environmental Groups, Cheered By Election Results, Demand Climate Change Action From Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Lippman | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Environmental leaders on Wednesday celebrated election victories of pro-environment candidates, victories they say show the public wan...

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. ...

Marginalizing American Women to Second Class Status

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

To keep hearing the same political debates around our country regarding abortion, women's pay, and women's health is so surreal that sometimes I feel like a time-traveling protagonist in a sci-fi film, in which I missed a turn and went back a century.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Antiscience In Washington On 'The Point'

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.05.2012 | Science

On the eve of one of the most divisive elections in modern history, the conversation strays from international affairs to the economy to health care. ...

Dog Ears Music: Born in November Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Booker T. (& The MG's), Jeff Buckley, Compay Segundo, Billy Strayhorn, Tina Weymouth and more.

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...

'Being Raped'

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lawrence D. Elliott

Conny is a German mother of three adult children. Since we met, she has learned quite a bit about the American political system. Of course, it's different from her country's, not just in its structure, but also regarding the issues we choose to publicly debate.

Voter Presses Joe Walsh On Abortion Stance

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Tea Party favorite Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is still being asked about his abortion stance by constituents following a his erroneous claim that modern ...

Polls Find Tea Party Favorites In Trouble

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 election calendar rolls toward its final week of campaigning, several Tea Party favorites find themselves in races that are too close for ...

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...

Despicable: Mourdock, Walsh and Akin

Merle Hoffman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Merle Hoffman

Now, the decision to have an abortion when faced with a life-threatening pre-pregnancy condition is a hard choice. Under President Romney, there would be no choice.

Remedial Women's Studies: The 2012 Republican Party

Margie Omero | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Margie Omero

Think this year's political focus on women's issues is just some overblown hype fueled by a few rogue Akins and Mourdocks? Think again. I sorted through binders full of Republican candidates, and found a real pattern.

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...

Joe Walsh's Kids Enter Fray Over Duckworth's 'Deadbeat Dad' Ad

Posted 10.23.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.)'s children on Tuesday echoed their father's call for Tammy Duckworth to pull an attack ad centered on $117,000 in back ch...

Fact Check: Yes, Pregnancy Can Kill

Posted 12.22.2012 | Parents

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/19/2012 12:59 PM EDT on LiveScience A Republican congressman's claim that advances...

War on Women Becomes Law of the Land if Romney Chooses the Supreme Court

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Heaven help justice in America if Mitt Romney is given the power to turn the Supreme Court of the United States into his great gift to the far right of the Republican party.

Joe Walsh Tells Tammy Duckworth To Pull 'Dirty' Attack Ad

Posted 10.22.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Monday urged his Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth to pull a new ad attacking the congressman over $117,00 in back...

Saki Knafo

The Super PAC For People Who Hate Super PACS

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Two years ago, the Supreme Court's Citizen United ruling and birth of the super PAC helped the Tea Party Republicans take over Congress. This year, a ...

Walsh Labels Gay Marriage A 'Socioeconomic Issue'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who is running against Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, considers gay marriage to be a "socioeconomic issue...

Ryan Grim

Joe Walsh Channels Todd Akin On Abortion: No Exception For 'Life Of The Mother'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

Republican Rep. Joe Walsh, running against Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, told reporters Thursday night that there should be no ab...

'Flat Earth Five' Billboards Target Reps 'Dangerously Out-Of-Step' On Climate Change

Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

"When it comes to climate change, Congressman Joe Walsh Keeps His Head in the Sand," a mobile billboard in the Illinois representative's district decl...

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...

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...