| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:34 PM
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.
| Oct 16, 2012
Tonight President Barack Obama will try to repair the damage from the last debate.
No, not just the first one, the one he sleepwalked through against Republican Mitt Romney. I also mean the vice presidential debate between Republican Paul Ryan and Vice...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After weeks of helping back the re-election of freshmen Republican lawmakers around him, the National Republican Congressional Committee has made a large cable television ad buy to assist controversial tea party-backed Republican Rep. Joe Walsh in his...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth outraised Republican Rep. Joe Walsh by a better than 2-1 ratio from April to June, and both candidates in the heated 8th Congressional District contest began this month with more than $700,000 to spend.
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Controversial tea party-backed freshman Rep. Joe Walsh, in a tough race for re-election against Democrat Tammy Duckworth, said Thursday he would skip a visit to the Republican National Convention in Tampa at the end of next month.
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth vastly outraised Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh during the summer in their hard-fought suburban congressional campaign.
And in a pair of other key suburban congressional contests, North Shore Republican Rep. Robert...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Wheaton construction worker Ted Thilly spent Monday looking for some career stability after finding himself laid off twice in the past two years, most recently three months ago.
"I'm getting a little desperate at this point," said Thilly, 55, who added...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh and his ex-wife have resolved their nasty fight over child support payments.
Laura Walsh filed a lawsuit against him in Cook County in 2010. She claimed he owed more than $117,000 in child support payments and interest....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:40 PM
After more than a year of legal wrangling, Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and his ex-wife reached an agreement on his child support obligations, issuing a statement saying they "agree that Joe is not and was not a 'deadbeat dad' and does not owe child support....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:59 PM
Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth used the final face-to-face meeting of their campaign Thursday night to stress differences over the future of Medicare, a program she said should be a “guarantee” but one he...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The best thing the Grammys telecast attempts to do is also its most tricky feat to accomplish: the artist pair-up. For every Elton John and Eminem, there's a Stevie Wonder and the Jonas Brothers. For every Mumford & Sons and Bob Dylan, there's a record-...
| Jan 20, 2013
"This is a serious time," said the fundamentally unserious former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh during an interview on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" program last week. "My side — the side that believes in freedom and limited government; the...