8th District

Walsh's Son Defends Father, Asks Duckworth To Pull 'Deadbeat Joe' AdRepublican Congressman Joe Walsh’s son on Tuesday pleaded with his father’s Democratic challenger, Tammy Duckworth, to pull campaign ads accusing his father of being a deadbeat dad, calling the ads “hurtful” and “untrue.”
Duckworth Slams Walsh For Voting Against Federal Transportation BillDemocratic Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth is hoping federally funded road construction projects -- and some suburban mayors who might not support her -- can help her score some points against Republican incumbent Joe Walsh in the 8th Congressional District.
Duckworth, Walsh Face Off At Heated DebateA third debate between candidates in one of the most-watched congressional races devolved into name calling as Republican Congressman Joe Walsh labeled Democrat Tammy Duckworth a "failed bureaucrat" and she called him a tea party servant.
Congressman Joe Walsh To Run In 8th District In 2012Tea Party star U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says he will run for reelection next year in the redrawn 8th District, rather than end up in a primary fight against a fellow Republican.
Durbin Set To Endorse Duckworth For CongressU.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is set to throw his support behind Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth in her race for Congress.
Bean Concedes Tight House Race To WalshAfter two weeks awaiting a final ballot count, U.S. Rep. Melissa Bean on Wednesday conceded the razor-thin race for her 8th Congressional District seat to Joe Walsh.
Tea Party Favorite Leads In Northwest SuburbsIn a surprising development, Tea Party-backed Republican Joe Walsh Joe Walsh is on the cusp of defeating Melissa Bean in the northwest suburban 8th Congressional District.
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