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Schneider continues to take heat over hidden tax returns
Former Congressman Bob Dold is polling ahead of freshman incumbent U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider in the north suburban 10th CD, and the Congressional Leadership Fund is taking advantage of Illinois voters' disgust with corrupt politicians to raise even more questions about re-electing Schneider.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
House passes bill expanding Hezbollah sanctions
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation that would target banks that deal with the terrorist group Hezbollah.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Dold, Schneider call for government action on corporate inversions
With some of the area's largest corporations considering taking their headquarters to foreign soil, both Rep. Brad Schneider and his challenger, former Rep. Robert Dold , want to see government action.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Capitol Fax Blog
Rothenberg moves CD10 to "Pure Toss-Up" partly because of Quinn
IL 10 . Brad Schneider squeaked out a win over Republican incumbent Bob Dold by just over a percentage point in 2012.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Illinois congressional incumbents ahead in race for campaign funds
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GOP may need more cash to win back legislative seats
Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, right, trails Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan, far left, in the money race to try to get their parties' candidates elected.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Capitol Fax Blog
Democratic comptroller nominee Sheila Simon, currently the state's lieutenant governor, reported more than $510,000 left as she takes on incumbent Republican Judy Baar Topinka.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Republicans have some catching up to do in suburban races, monetarily speaking
Incumbent Democrats in the suburbs' three biggest races for Congress are heading toward November with sometimes sizable cash advantages that Republicans challengers will have to try to overcome, reports filed Tuesday show.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Political Attack Ads Target 'Drama'-Craving Crime Show Viewers
There's a reason why your primetime "Law & Order: SVU" binges are being interrupted with an increasing number of negative political commercials.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
NRCC calls on Schneider to disclose income tax records
Freshman Congressman Brad Schneider rode Barack Obama's 2012 coattails to victory without revealing his financial interests as reported in his federal income tax returns.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, left, is running for re-election against Republican Bruce Rauner.
Retail sales of marijuana for recreational use began in Washington state this week, not long after an Illinois Supreme Court decision led many to view our state's already troubled financial future in an even gloomier light.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Illinois Dems fret about governor, not president
Illinois Democrats aren't as worried about President Obama dragging them down at the top of the ticket as they are about the likelihood embattled Gov. Pat Quinn could cost them several competitive congressional races.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Illinois Congressman Wants You To Know He's For Sale
When Repug Ex Congressman Bob Dold received the endorsement of the US Chamber Of Commerce, I received a panicked email from my tolerable Congressman pleading with me for money to help him out.
Early fundraising results show Schneider slightly ahead of Dold
One thing Democrats and Republicans agree on in the congressional rematch between Rep. Brad Schneider and former Rep. Robert Dold is that the contest will be close.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Elections Morning Digest: Bob Beauprez was Mitt Romney before Mitt Romney
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Simon demands transparency from Rauner, holds her fire on Topinka
This morning, Pat Quinn - whose office is now the confirmed target of a federal grand jury - will dispatch his lieutenant governor to defend him and distract the media from the real news of the day: Quinn's refusal to discuss federal grand jury subpoenas of emails in his office.
Former Illinois Congressman Pulls in $610,000 for Comeback Bid
Dold raised more than $600,000 in the second quarter for his comeback bid. Former Illinois Rep. Robert Dold raised more than $610,000 in the second quarter for his comeback bid in Chicago's northern suburbs.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
GOP poll: Rep. Schneider trails Dold in Illinois
Freshman Rep. Brad Schneider narrowly trails former Rep. Bob Dold , according to a new poll conducted for the Republican outside group American Action Network.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Congressman Brad Schnieder Favors Raising Federal Minimum Wage
North Shore Congressman Brad Schneider says he is strongly behind efforts on Capitol Hill to increase the federal minimum wage, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Schneider: Lack Of Immigration Reform Holding Back Economy
A year after the U.S. Senate approved a comprehensive immigration reform plan, North Shore Congressman Brad Schneider said it's unfortunate the bill remains stalled in the House.