Category: Joe Walsh

Reps. Peter Roskam and Joe Walsh Statements on 11th Anniversary of the Attacks on 9/11 (Update W/Hultgren Message)

Peter Roskam, 6th Congressional District Representative, released this statement: Washington, DC—Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack: “Today, we pause in memory of the tragic losses our nation suffered on September 11, 2001. Eleven years ago, we witnessed with terror and disbelief as... Read more »

Illinois Reps on Obama's Dismal Jobs Numbers

-By Warner Todd Huston Obama has had the worst economic recovery in American history. He promised to have America back to work by his first year in office by now in year 4 we are still seeing an 8 percent unemployment rate. And so many people have just given up looking for work, if we’d... Read more »

Joe Walsh for 8th Illinois Congressional District: 'The REAL Joe'

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AFP-ILL.: Rally to tell Obama 'Hands Off My Healthcare‏'

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Since 2009, Americans for Prosperity activists have been leading the fight against Obamacare and sending the clear message- “Hands Off My Health care!” Just a few months ago we held a massive rally in front of the Capitol to make sure Congress knew we demanded full repeal, as featured in the... Read more »

Conservatives Beating Bill Nye the Global Warming Guy, But Obama to the Rescue

-By Warner Todd Huston Bill Nye “the Science Guy” and CNN are a bit miffed at all those global warming scoffers. They are winning the public debate, beating the “consensus” opinion that global warming — or globaloney — is poised to destroy the planet. Nye and CNN host Carol Costello both dismissed any climate change... Read more »

Congressman Joe Walsh Has a Message for the Illinois GOP and America

-By Warner Todd Huston Is Congressman Walsh Making a Populist Run for Illinois Governor? Joe Walsh is not a rock star like Joe Walsh. Joe Walsh (the Congressman) is not Joe Walsh (The rock singer from the 1970s band The Eagles) yet both were in town this weekend working political ends. Singer Joe Walsh was... Read more »

Illinois Congressmen on Obamacare Ruling

-By Warner Todd Huston As hard as it is to believe, Illinois has a pretty large contingent of Republican Congressmen roaming the halls of Washington DC. Not surprisingly they have an awful lot to say about the disastrous Obamacare decision. First up is Peter Roskam (6th District). Roskam is the Majority Chief Deputy Whip in... Read more »

Rep. Walsh to Holder: What Are You Hiding?

From the office of Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… Votes to hold Holder and DOJ in contempt of Congress WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-8), as a member of the Government Oversight and Reform Committee, voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for not cooperating with an October... Read more »

Congressman Walsh Responds to Obama's Amnesty Policy

From the campaign to reelect Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… Today the White House announced a new executive order that will halt the deportation of illegal immigrants coming over the border at a young age, while granting them work permits. This executive order that bypasses Congress gives many illegal immigrants legal worker status.... Read more »

Congressman Walsh Issues Statement on Jobless Claims and Foreclosures Increase

From the campaign to reelect Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… On Thursday, the Labor Department released the latest statistics showing 386,000 new jobless claims for the week ending on June 9. In addition to these numbers, May showed the first national increase in foreclosures since January 2010, while Illinois saw a 29% increase... Read more »