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Joe Walsh: Tammy Duckworth’s Military Service Not Enough To Earn Votes

via The Huffington Post Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) found himself in hot water over the weekend for a controversial comment he made regarding Democrat Tammy Duckworth’s military service, and attempted Monday to explain his words, though didn’t offer an apology for them. The congressman stirred up controversy on Thursday by seeming to belittle the service … Continue reading

Duckworth Wins 8th Congressional District Democratic Primary

via Kristen Mack, WGN Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth won the Democratic primary last night in the 8th Congressional District. Duckworth had 66 percent of the vote to 34 percent for Raja Krishnamoorthi, a former deputy state treasurer with about 60 percent of the vote in. A Krishnamoorthi spokesman said the candidate conceded defeat. Duckworth … Continue reading

Rahm Emanuel: Tammy Duckworth Is My Pick In Dem Primary

via Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel endorsed former Veterans Administration official Tammy Duckworth Wednesday for a northwest suburban congressional seat. In 2006, when Emanuel spearheaded the Democrats’ effort to elect members of Congress, Duckworth’s was the race he probably worked hardest on, though she lost to Republican Peter Roskam. This time in … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Skips Re-election District Announcement

via Lisa Balde, NBC Chicago Rep. Joe Walsh (8th), not one to steer clear of attention, remained curiously absent this week. The freshman Republican said over the weekend he’d announce Monday which district he picked to run in for re-election. Monday came and went with no answer. In September Walsh announced he would run against … Continue reading

Joe Walsh May Switch Districts To Avoid Primary

via Shira Toeplitz, Roll Call Rep. Joe Walsh may switch races to run in Illinois’ 8th district instead of against Rep. Randy Hultgren in the GOP primary next year, according to two well-placed Republican sources. Walsh met with an aspiring GOP candidate in the 8th district, DuPage County Superintendent of Education Darlene Ruscitti, this afternoon … Continue reading


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