8th Congressional District

Duckworth Raises Issue With SuperPACDemocratic challenger Tammy Duckworth is trying to raise questions about who exactly is behind a SuperPAC she says has raised nearly $2 million for her opponent, Congressman Joe Walsh.
Walsh, Duckworth Turn Up The Heat In Congressional RaceAs CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports, Congressman Joe Walsh and challenger Tammy Duckworth are pulling out all the stops.
Duckworth Assures Business Community She's On Their SideSuburban Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth is assure the business community that she is ready to respond to their needs.
Walsh Not Apologizing For Comments About Duckworth's Military ServiceRepublican Congressman Joe Walsh isn’t apologizing for his statement that Democratic rival Tammy Duckworth seems to talk too much about her military service record.
Race Between Duckworth, Walsh Expected To Be Heated CampaignIn the 8th Congressional District – in the northern suburbs in Lake, McHenry and Cook counties – promises to have one of the most watched races of the 2012 Congressional elections.
Jackson Jr. Defeats Dem Rival Halvorson In 2nd District U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), who faced his strongest challenge in years, defeated fellow Democrat Debbie Halvorson, in the 2nd Congressional District primary.
Duckworth, Krishnamoorthi Spar Over PlansThe Democrats vying to face off against U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) are airing their differences ahead of Tuesday’s Primary, even as they agree on many issues.
Rep. Walsh Remains Mum On Where He'll Run In 2012Tea Party U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) was expected Monday to pick the district in which he will seek reelection, but as of late Monday afternoon, he had yet to make an announcement.
Both 8th District Democratic Candidates: Keep Funding For VeteransTheir backgrounds are vastly different, but the candidates for the Democratic primary race for the 8th Congressional District north of Chicago are both focusing on the federal budget for veterans.
Vote Totals Show Walsh Holding Slim Lead Against BeanUnofficial election results show Republican Joe Walsh holding a slim 291-vote lead over incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Melissa Bean in Illinois' 8th District.
Bean Still Down vs. Walsh, But HopefulU.S. Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) is not conceding defeat to Republican opponent Joe Walsh, despite a 347-vote deficit in the vote count.
Vote Totals Narrow Between Walsh, BeanAs the vote count continues in the northwest suburban 8th Congressional District, the margin between Republican Joe Walsh and Democratic incumbent Melissa Bean narrows.
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