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Joe Walsh

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...

Mitt Romney: The "Us the People" Candidate

Bennet Kelley | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

It is ironic that the party that obsesses over including the term "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, could ignore the rest of the language about being "one nation" "indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

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...

There Are Many Ways to Be "Pro-Israel" -- Supporting a Nightmarish One-State Scenario Is Not One of Them

Jeremy Ben-Ami | Posted 09.11.2012 | World
Jeremy Ben-Ami

The majority of American Jews understand what Allen West and Joe Walsh fail to see: Building a viable Palestinian state alongside a secure Israel is the only way to secure Israel's future as a Jewish homeland and a democracy.

Political Attacks Cross The Line

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Negative advertising and smear campaigning have been staples of American politics for nearly two centuries. Some historians trace the roots of the pra...

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...

Tea Party-Backed Rep Adds Fuel To Fire After Making Controversial Remarks

Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

During an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room" on Wednesday, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) suggested his Democratic rival, Tammy Duckworth, talks too muc...

John McCain, A Veteran Was Demeaned In Your Name. Will You Defend Her?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

This past Sunday, Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, who never served a day in the military, shamelessly questioned the heroism of his Congressional opponent, Illinois Army National Guard veteran and double amputee, Major Tammy Duckworth.

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 ...

Tea Party Rep Slams Double Amputee Opponent With Offensive Attack

ThinkProgress | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Though he never joined the military himself, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) disparaged his Democratic opponent’s military service at a town hall on Sunday, s...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Divided On Keeping Obamacare's Young Adult Insurance Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Erin Mershon, Greg Rosalsky, Cole Stangler, Nate Willis and Jeffrey Young contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans may not ha...

Illinois Reacts To Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

The Supreme Court's Thursday morning ruling that upheld President Barack Obama's health care law has, expectedly, lit up the Internet with reactions t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rep. Joe Walsh: Obama Would Be A 'Tyrant' If He Was 'Smart Enough To Know What That Means'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said that President Barack Obama is a "tyrant," or that he would be if he was "smart enough to know what that means," at at to...

It's Joe Walsh vs. Joe Walsh

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment

CHICAGO — An Iraq war veteran from Illinois hoping to limit tea party-backed Republican Rep. Joe Walsh to a single term in Congress was endorsed...

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...

GOP Mood Toward Romney's Presidential Prospects Brightening

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 08.10.2012 | Chicago

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Republicans riding high from a string of breaks in their favor are increasingly optimistic about Mitt Romney's chances to claim...

Elise Foley

Joe Walsh: Jesse Jackson Wants To 'Keep African Americans Down On Some Plantation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) isn't backing down from controversial comments he made last week about Rev. Jesse Jackson -- instead, he's rampi...

Elise Foley

Tea Party Congressman Makes ANOTHER Racist Remark

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) made another controversial remark last week, telling constituents that Democrats want Hispanics to be dependent ...

Congressional Battles Rage Away From Presidential Race

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

* High stakes in elections in "orphan" congressional districts * Rep. Walsh vs. Democratic Iraq War veteran among key races ...

Analog Man: A Conversation With Joe Walsh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Holy smokes! The last time I made a record, it was on recording tape, and we had knobs, and now there's a mouse, so it's all new technology I've had to learn."

GOP Rep Quiet As Constituent Calls Obama A Nazi Socialist Communist

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) held another lively town hall meeting this weekend, playing host to a constituent who accused President Barack Obama of "sedit...