Posts tagged "8th District"

Rep Joe Walsh on a Gov't Shut Down

Newly minted Republican Congressman Joe Walsh of the 8th Illinois District recently spoke to CBS News about the possibility of a government shut down due to the Democrat’s reticence to come up with their own budget policies. It should be remembered that the Democrats never DID pass a budget in 2010 and the House of... Read more »

Congressman Joe Walsh (8th District) Townhall Meeting

From the office of Congressman Joe Walsh (8th District)… Congressman Walsh of Illinois’ 8th District will be holding an open to the public town hall Wednesday night, January 12th from 7-8:30pm in Wauconda, IL. Walsh will discuss his first week in Congress, the upcoming House agenda, and the events in Arizona over the weekend. Walsh... Read more »

Congressman-Elect Walsh to Sit on Three Committees

From the office of Congressman-Elect Joe Walsh (8th District)… Washington, DC. – Congressman-elect Joe Walsh (R, Illinois-8) will be a busy man during committee time in the 112th Congress that begins in January. The Republican Steering Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives has assigned Walsh to three committees: Homeland Security, Small Business, and Oversight... Read more »

Rep-Elect Joe Walsh Comments on Importation of Guantanamo Bay Terrorists to Illinois

From the office of Congressman-Elect Joe Walsh (8th District)… Today Rep.-elect Joe Walsh made the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s plans to import Guantanamo Bay terrorists to Illinois: “It is imperative that terrorists from Guantanamo Bay not be brought to Illinois. Such action would pose a grave national security threat and create unnecessary challenges... Read more »

Joe Walsh Launches Listening Tour (8th District)

From the office of Congressman elect Joe Walsh, 8th District… I will launch a series of town hall meetings across the district during the month of December. I expect the meetings to give my constituents an opportunity to voice their thoughts and concerns. Please check the schedule below for dates, times, and locations. These meetings... Read more »

Congressman Elect Joe Walsh: Let's Take The Country Back

From Congressman elect Joe Walsh… I’m pleased that the decision of the people of the 8th District voting on November 2nd has been confirmed. Representative Bean telephoned me earlier this evening and congratulated me for winning the 8th District seat in the United States House of Representatives. I am grateful to each and every individual... Read more »

Walsh Wins by 290 Votes in Ill 8th

-By Warner Todd Huston The ballots are finally all counted for the race for the 8th Congressional District in Illinois. Congratulations goes to Republican Joe Walsh who beat incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean by a scant 290 votes. The vote tally has yet to be 100 percent certified, but it looks like Walsh is the winner.... Read more »

Illinois is in First Place

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Illinois currently is in first place for state pension funds that will run out of money in 2018. Starting in 2019 the annual shortage in Illinois is projected to be $13.6 billion. That is a projected 32 percent of the state’s revenue going to fill a pension... Read more »

Former ACORN Worker Justifies Preventing Pledge of Allegiance at Illinois Candidate Debate

-By Warner Todd Huston Thanks to Jeff Dunetz at Yid With Lid we have found out that a former ACORN worker turned director of the League of Women Voters has been heard justifying actions of the debate moderator who tried to prevent the audience at an 8th District candidate debate from reciting the Pledge of... Read more »

Palatine Tea Party Challenge to the Daily Herald: Do Your Job!

From the Palatine Tea Party…. (Palatine, Illinois) – On October 14, 2010 the Palatine Tea Party was able to reach the Daily Herald writer covering the Illinois Congressional 8th district race and asked the following question. “What is the Daily Herald doing about Representative Melissa Bean (D) not debating, not having open town halls and... Read more »