New Job For Ex-Congresswoman Melissa BeanU.S. Rep. Melissa Bean lost her seat this past November, but she didn’t stay unemployed for long.
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.
Bean Concedes In 8th Congressional RaceU.S. Rep. Melissa Bean has conceded to Republican challenger Joe Walsh in the tightly-fought race for her former 8th Illinois Congressional District seat.
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.
Bean-Walsh Race Still Too Close To Callhe race for a northeast Illinois congressional seat shows every vote really does matter.
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.
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.