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Walsh To Hold Town Halls In New District

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rep. Joe Walsh, Tea Party-Illinois, is taking advantage of the congressional recess to hold four town hall meetings -- something he does more than any other member of the Illinois congressional delegation.

    But Walsh won’t be appearing among his constituents in the current 8th District of Illinois. He’ll be appearing before prospective supporters in the new 8th District, the west- and northwest-suburban district where he’s running in 2012. He’ll probably draw big crowds, because every political junkie wants to be there the next time Walsh snaps. Here’s the schedule. Bring a video camera, in case Walsh says something YouTube-able:

    Saturday, January 7th
    York Township Town Hall
    Iowa Community Center
    338 North Iowa Avenue
    Villa Park, 60181
    3-4:30pm

    Monday, January 9th
    Elk Grove Township Town Hall
    Elk Grove Village VFW
    400 East Devon Avenue
    Elk Grove Village, 60007
    7-8:30pm

    Tuesday, January 10th
    Addison Township Town Hall
    Diplomat West Banquets
    681 W. North Avenue (Corner of North Ave. & Rt. 83)
    Elmhurst, 60126
    7-8:30pm

    Wednesday, January 11th
    Hanover Township Town Hall
    Park Family Recreation Center - West Meeting Room
    550 S. Park Blvd.
    Streamwood, 60107
    7-8:30pm