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Joe Walsh Challenges Duckworth To A Debate At The Same Time That She Was Serving Army Duty

Last Friday, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) challenged his Democratic opponent — Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth — to a debate. Walsh posted an announcement on his campaign website which stated that the congressman would be hosting a town hall on Sunday, and that he “has invited his opponent Tammy Duckworth to join him because he [...]
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Duckworth, Walsh Argue Over Medicare Spending In First Congressional Debate

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

In their first debate, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) and his Democratic competitor Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq War veteran, clashed over the budget debate that is dividing Congress. Among the issues debated, Walsh and Duckworth accused each ot... Read Post

Rep. Joe Walsh Says Of Opponent Tammy Duckworth: ‘Female, Wounded Veteran … Ehhh’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

In an interview with Politico yesterday, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) downplayed his opponent Tammy Duckworth’s military service and injury. Duckworth, who served in Iraq and then at the VA, lost both legs and part of her arm in combat. Wa... Read Post

Congressman Mocks Legless Opponent

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (3 years ago)

Freshman Congressman Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) belittled his challenger, Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, for having no accomplishments outside of her military service. "What else has she done? Female, wounded veteran -- ehhh," he sa... Read Post

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