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  The Illinois GOP can do better than this
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AuthorKristen McQueary
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News DateMonday, August 27, 2018 11:55:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionYou might assume they would select someone safe — a principled, vetted Republican without baggage. The incumbent was Rep. Nick Sauer, who resigned Aug. 2 after an ex-girlfriend accused him of posting unauthorized pictures of her naked on an Instagram account. Chicago police and the Lake County state’s attorney are investigating.

Miller Walsh of Mundelein is the wife of conservative WIND AM-560 evening radio host Joe Walsh. Her spouse is worth mentioning because her job involves handling his business dealings and engagements.

So when Lake County Republicans announced that his wife secured the seat appointment, it took Democrats about five minutes on her Facebook page to find a series of strongly worded posts too — not the N-word but charged posts on Muslims, immigration and Chicago violence, to name a few.
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