iOS app Android app

Joe Walsh

Judge Orders Joe Walsh To Prove He Doesn't Owe Back Child-Support

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

After months of dismissing allegations that he owed his ex-wife more than $100,000 in back child support, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh was ordered Wednesday to...

Into the Lion's Den

Raja Krishnamoorthi | Posted 11.09.2011 | Chicago
Raja Krishnamoorthi

I found Rep. Walsh's refusal to attend the Joint Session of Congress extremely disrespectful to President Obama and I, like most Americans, am fed up with uncompromising partisanship.

Rep. Joe Walsh Wants Ex-Wife Sanctioned In Child Support Case

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Six days after the Sun-Times reported that Rep. Joe Walsh allegedly owes more than $100,000 in child support for three of his children, the McHenry Re...

Republicans Plan To Skip Obama's Jobs Speech

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will address both chambers of Congress Thursday to unveil his plan to create jobs, but not everyone plans to attend. Despite...

What to Do About Disrespectful Congresspeople

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Joe Walsh wants to skip the Joint Session of Congress. I am sure some more of his buddies may follow suit. If you had an employee that pulled a stunt like that, what would you do?

Mark Kirk To Obama: Show Boehner Jobs Speech

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk defended President Obama's jobs speech scheduled for Thursday in light of 8th District Rep. Joe Walsh's announcement th...

Joe Walsh Talks To Students About Tea Party: 'We're Not All Insane'

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has not been shy about criticizing President Obama in the Chicagoland area as of late. While he usually speaks to a supportive cro...

Ryan Grim

Tea Party Senator Blasts Obama: 'I'm Not Interested In His Speech'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea Party leader Sen. Jim DeMint on Sunday dismissed President Barack Obama's jobs speech four days ahead of its scheduled delivery. ...

GOP Congressman Defends Plan To Skip Obama's Jobs Speech

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

PALATINE, Ill. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- An outspoken Republican congressman from Illinois is defending his decision to boycott President Barack Oba...

Joe Walsh Apologizes For Calling Obama 'Idiotic,' Stands By Opposition To Jobs Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) criticized President Barack Obama for his upcoming jobs speech, saying "there is no reason for him to call a joint session of ...

WATCH: No New Jobs, Obama Delays Smog Standards And Candidates' Labor Day Plans

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

The latest jobs report, released Friday, shows that the U.S. economy added no new jobs in August as the unemployment rate remained steady at 9.1 perce...

GOP Congressman Skipping Obama's Jobs Speech, Calls President 'Idiotic'

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

House Republican Joe Walsh, a Tea Party favorite from Illinois, will not be attending President Barack Obama's Sept. 8 jobs speech, the Chicago Tribun...

Walsh Slams Buffett's Tax Hikes, Appears On Chicago Tonight Wednesday

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's (R-Ill.) scheduled appearance on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" Wednesday will cover the economy, debt and revelations about his perso...

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.

GOP Congressman Slams Obama Bus Tour, Wants To 'Co-Host' Town Hall Meeting With President

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

President Obama's Midwestern bus tour stopped at a county fair in northwestern Illinois Wednesday morning, and as he heads south for two town hall mee...

Joe Walsh's Ex-Wife: Quit Lying

Katie Halper | Posted 10.16.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

2011-08-16-Screenshot20110816at12.07.38PM.png

Tea Party Favorite Could Face Ethics Probe Over Child Support Debt

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

Over the weekend, freshman Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) vowed to "privately and legally" fight claims by his ex-wife that he owes more tha...

Tie Congressional Pay to Results

Raja Krishnamoorthi | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago
Raja Krishnamoorthi

For too long, people in Congress point fingers at each other even as millions of middle-class Americans remain unemployed, and our economy continues to sputter. They must realize that we are all in this together.

Congressman: Claims Of Massive Unpaid Child Support 'Wildly Inaccurate'

Posted 10.05.2011 | Chicago

Freshman Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told supporters at a town hall meeting on Thursday that claims of his sizable missed child support p...

O'Donnell Bans GOP Rep. From His Show

Posted 09.29.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell told his viewers he was banning Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh from his show until the Republican pays the child support he owes his wife...

Court Documents Show The Extent Of Joe Walsh's Back Child Support

Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

Documents have newly surfaced detailing the extent of U.S. Representative Joe Walsh's (R-Ill.) alleged lapse on his child support payments to his ex-w...

Enough! Pass A Clean Debt Ceiling Increase

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

It's time for Congress to end the three-ring circus that the Republicans created by electing to hold the debt-ceiling hostage in order to promote their right wing ideological agenda.

Matthews Gloats Over Enemy's Downfall

Posted 09.28.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews reveled in the public scandal surrounding one of his most recent Tea Party enemies on his Thursday show. It was just last Wednesday ...

Freshman Republican: Boehner's Plan Is Insufficient

AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A freshman House Republican says he still can't vote for the deficit-reduction proposal pushed by Speaker John Boehner, although he...

Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh Sued For More Than $100,000 In Child Support

AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh, the tea party-backed Republican who squeaked into office last year by vowing to bring fiscal responsibility t...