Walsh Continues to Talk Illinois Governor Run

In his last Town Hall meeting Saturday, Joe Walsh did not back away from previous statements regarding his interest in running for Illinois governor in 2014, the Huffington Post reports.

In Wauconda Saturday for his last Town Hall meeting before his last term in congress ends, Congressman Joe Walsh said he still will not rule-out a run against Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in the 2014 election, according to The Huffington Post. 

Walsh was defeated by Tammy Duckworth in the November election for Illinois' 8th congressional seat. Duckworth will take over the seat in January. Soon after he was defeated, Walsh made statements angling himself for a possible gubernatorial run. 

The Illinois Review blog quoted Walsh as saying he didn't want another Illinois GOP establishment candidate to run for the governor's mansion

When asked directly if he would run again, The Huffington Post reports Walsh said "We're losing America," and he had been called on to play a role in getting it back. 


G December 12, 2012 at 03:17 PM
The election proved that Walsh is viewed as too extreme - a run against Quinn will basically hand the governor's office back over to the democrats. Please, please let's have a viable MODERATE candidate who does not manage to piss everybody off on some level?
John Berg December 12, 2012 at 04:02 PM
Losing America? That is sad and funny at the same time.
Kathryn December 12, 2012 at 08:36 PM
What Cole Cash said.
Joe L Suttie December 12, 2012 at 09:22 PM
You Got My Vote Joe
Craig Doherty December 13, 2012 at 12:56 AM
That just goes to show how completely delusion Joe Walsh is. He managed to pull the wool over some people's eyes in one election but now everyone knows what a slimy dirtbag he is and he probably couldn't get elected to clean sewers anymore.


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