Walsh Slams Duckworth Over Firing Of VA Workers; Duckworth Defends RecordFive days before the election, Republican Congressman Joe Walsh said his Democratic opponent, Tammy Duckworth, needs to come clean about her treatment of two state workers when she headed the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. But Duckworth said she is "disgusted" that Walsh has been trying to use veterans' issues for political gain.
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.
Walsh: Arrest In Car Bomb Plot Proves My Point About 'Radical Islam'Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said Tuesday that the recent arrest of a Muslim teenager from Hillside for allegedly plotting to detonate a car bomb outside a downtown bar proves his point about radical Islam is a real threat that exists in the Chicago suburbs.
Quigley: It's Time For Congress To Debate Gun ControlWith the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.
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.
Local Congressmen Discuss Committee Vote To Find Holder In ContemptTwo Chicago area Congressmen sit on the committee that voted to find U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. One voted in favor of the contempt citation, while the other against it.
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.
Several Illinois Lawmakers Opposing SOPA, PIPA BillsSeveral members of Illinois’ congressional delegation has come out in opposition to two anti-piracy bills – the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) – which are losing support from many members of Congress.
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.
Walter's Perspective: It's OK For Rep. Walsh To Boycott Obama SpeechAfter weighing U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's brazen boycott of President Obama's jobs speech Thursday, CBS 2's Walter Jacobson says the gesture is consistent with American dissent.