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Joe Walsh

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William Joseph Walsh (born December 27, 1961) is an American politician, talk radio host, former social worker, and former 2020 Republican presidential candidate who served one term in the United States House of Representatives representing Illinois's 8th congressional district. Born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area, Walsh began his career as a social worker providing education and job skills training to students in low income areas, gradually becoming more politically active. Walsh had unsuccessfully campaigned for Congress in 1996 and the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998, but was elected to the U.S. House in 2010, defeating three-term incumbent Melissa Bean. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Walsh has received more than 11,030,759 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Walsh is the 18,427th most popular politician (down from 15,267th in 2019), the 16,921st most popular biography from United States (down from 13,298th in 2019) and the 1,390th most popular American Politician.

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  • 3.66

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Among politicians, Joe Walsh ranks 18,427 out of 15,577Before him are Mikkel Bødker, Huang Xu, Robert Gibbs, Pramila Jayapal, Pete Sessions, and Bobby Simmons. After him are Galib Jafarov, Esther McVey, Kim So-hui, Jia Zongyang, Alexander Steen, and Miho Nonaka.

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Among people born in 1961, Joe Walsh ranks 739Before him are Fatima Whitbread, Charlie Nicholas, Yvonne McGregor, Brian McDermott, Mitch Gaylord, and Ron Brown. After him are Peter Vidmar, Darrell Walker, Anthony Cumia, Mark Moseley, and Peter Roskam.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Walsh ranks 16,921 out of 18,182Before him are Eva Marcille (1984), Paul Hamm (1982), Pete Sessions (1955), Bobby Simmons (1980), Eamon (1983), and Steve Alford (1964). After him are Juelz Santana (1982), Michael Hastings (1980), Dewayne Dedmon (1989), Jennifer Brady (1995), Bobby Wood (1992), and Kristen Dalton (1986).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Joe Walsh ranks 1,390Before him are Ed Perlmutter (1953), Josh Donaldson (1985), Dotsie Bausch (1973), Robert Gibbs (1971), Pete Sessions (1955), and Bobby Simmons (1980). After him are Cory Gardner (1974), Ben Ray Luján (1972), Hanna Jaff (1986), Tate Reeves (1974), Josef Newgarden (1990), and Kyle Larson (1992).

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