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  • Congressional candidates hit the suburbs on election eve

    Congressional candidates hit the suburbs on election eve
    Candidates in a trio of competitive suburban congressional contests spent the day before the election making the traditional round of train stations, diners and local businesses in a final search for votes. In the nationally watched 8th District,...
  • Duckworth defeats Walsh in congressional contest

    Duckworth defeats Walsh in congressional contest
    Democrat Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq War veteran who lost both legs in combat before turning to politics, defeated freshman Republican Rep. Joe Walsh on Tuesday night after a bitter and expensive campaign that attracted outsize national attention. With 93...
  • Duckworth defeats Walsh in 8th Congressional contest

    Duckworth defeats Walsh in 8th Congressional contest
    Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth defeated Republican Rep. Joe Walsh in their nationally watched Northwest suburban congressional battle. Duckworth has 55% to Walsh's 45% with 100% of the vote counted. On the morning after her big win, the congresswoman-...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Women flex muscle at the polls

    Women flex muscle at the polls
    Congratulations, ladies. You kept the barbarians from the gate. On Tuesday, Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who famously said that a woman's reproductive system shuts down during "legitimate rape" and prevents conception, lost by 15 points to incumbent Sen....
  • Illinois Dems come out swinging at DNC

    Illinois Dems come out swinging at DNC
    As the Democratic National Convention began its first full day of events in Charlotte, North Carolina,  Illinois delegates came out swinging against the GOP. At a morning meeting of the Illinois delegation, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky blasted republican U....
  • Duckworth touts Obama record at DNC convention

    Duckworth touts Obama record at DNC convention
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday night used her brief time on the Democratic National Convention to tout home-state President Barack Obama rather than her own political future. For Duckworth, who is running in...
  • Walsh defends 'game' comments amid growing criticism

    WASHINGTON — After taking heat for racially charged remarks, Rep. Joe Walsh issued a statement Friday asserting he was “in no way critical of minorities,” but an opposition group that had videotaped and distributed his remarks stepped up...
  • Joe Walsh, the guitarist, endorses Tammy Duckworth over U.S. Rep Joe Walsh

    Joe Walsh, the guitarist, endorses Tammy Duckworth over U.S. Rep Joe Walsh
    Joe Walsh, the Grammy-winning musician with the Eagles, has snubbed the identically named Rep. Joe Walsh and endorsed challenger Tammy Duckworth. The northwest suburban congressman, a freshman with tea party backing, is seeking re-election in a...
  • U.S. Rep. Walsh appears to question Duckworth's 'hero' status

    U.S. Rep. Walsh appears to question Duckworth's 'hero' status
    Republican Rep. Joe Walsh is coming under Democratic fire over remarks that appeared to question whether challenger Tammy Duckworth, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost her legs in combat in Iraq, was a "true hero." Duckworth's campaign on Tuesday...
  • Duckworth, Walsh sharpen rhetoric in debate

    Duckworth, Walsh sharpen rhetoric in debate
    With less than two months until the Nov. 6 election, a northwest suburban congressional battle is finding freshman Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth strengthening their rhetoric and sharpening their attacks. The...