Joe Walsh

Despite Their Losses Last Night, Republicans Have One Trick Left: Gridlock
November 07, 2012

Republicans still control one of the key systems of American government.

Five Loopy Candidates Who Will Probably Lose
October 23, 2012

Five sexist, homophobic, and otherwise nasty Senate and House candidates who are likely to lose this November.

Five Ridiculous Congressional Candidates Who Will Probably Win
October 17, 2012

 The slate of people vying for House seats is always littered with whacky, offensive, and just plain mystifying candidates. But, inevitably, some of those crackerjacks go on to actually win Congressional seats. (See: Joe Walsh, Allen West.) Below, a list of five candidates who make us smack our foreheads—but who, on January 3, 2013, could very well be esteemed members of the 113th Congress. Kerry Bentivolio When Rep.

Coming Soon to Talk Radio
December 08, 2011

[Guest post by Molly Redden] This election cycle, one congressional race is already a comforting reminder that when a lawmaker spends more time making splashy headlines than substantive policy, he sometimes actually pays for it. That lawmaker is Representative Joe Walsh of Illinois, a Tea Party incendiary with such legislation to his name as the “Save Christmas Act”, not to mention an unsavory habit of yelling at constituents, and his competition is—well, it’s actually not clear yet.

Rep. Joe Walsh: I Can't Complain But Sometimes I Still Do
July 28, 2011

I don't usually get excited about personal scandal stories, but the hypocrisy in this report about Rep. Joe Walsh is just too enjoyable: Freshman U.S. Rep.