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Clout StreetDemocrat 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...
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON -- 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,...
Tribune reportersCandidates 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,...
Tribune reportersCandidates in three key suburban congressional campaigns moved into get-out-the-vote mode Sunday, concerned that Election Day turnout will be the deciding factor as outside groups focused on a spate of automated phone calls to voters. Federal campaign...
Clout StreetCandidates in three closely contested suburban congressional races used the final Saturday of their campaigns to rally the faithful and make a late pitch to undecided voters. In the west and southwest suburban 11th District, Democrat Bill Foster dug into...
Tags: Israel, Adam Kinzinger, Kevin Yoder, Elections, Politics
Tribune reportersThe Democratic and Republican congressional contenders in two suburban districts looked to advance their ground games Saturday, using rallies and other events to encourage supporters to vote early and to get their friends and neighbors to join them. ...
Clout StreetDemocrat Tammy Duckworth today campaigned with a California congresswoman who said she had to have an abortion to save her life as part of Duckworth's ongoing effort to highlight her differences with Republican Rep. Joe Walsh. The appearance with...
Tags: Todd Akin, Abortion, U.S. Senate, Elections, Politics
Clout StreetRepublican Rep. Joe Walsh today called on Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth to “have some class” and pull ads attacking him over a child support dispute with his ex-wife. Duckworth labels Walsh a “deadbeat” in the TV ad and...
Tribune reportersRepublican Rep. Joe Walsh again called on Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth to leave his family out of their contentious campaign, even as he got his eldest son involved by featuring him at a Tuesday news conference. At issue is a series of TV ads...
WGN NewsIraq 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-...
Tribune reportersRepublican 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...
Tribune reporterRepublican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh backtracked slightly on his controversial remarks about abortion, saying today that there are “very rare circumstances” in which a pregnant woman may need to undergo an abortion to save her life. The comment...
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