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updated: 2/19/2012 7:16 AM

10th District hopefuls split on Occupy Movement

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  • 10th Congressional District Democratic candidate Ilya Sheyman of Waukegan discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.

       10th Congressional District Democratic candidate Ilya Sheyman of Waukegan discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • 10th Congressional District Democratic candidate John Tree of Long Grove discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.

       10th Congressional District Democratic candidate John Tree of Long Grove discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • 10th Congressional District Democratic candidate Brad Schneider of Deerfield discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.

       10th Congressional District Democratic candidate Brad Schneider of Deerfield discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • 10th Congressional District Democratic candidate Vivek Bavda of Mundelein discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.

       10th Congressional District Democratic candidate Vivek Bavda of Mundelein discusses his views at the Daily Herald office in Libertyville.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Video: Occupy protesters arrested

  • Video: Occupy Movement discussion

 
 

Although largely identified as a liberal effort, the occupy movement is viewed differently by the democrats running for the 10th congressional district seat. ilya sheyman of waukegan voiced strong support for the protesters who have occupied parks and other public spaces in chicago, new york city and elsewhere.john tree of long grove also backed the demonstrators, but warned they will lose public support if the protests cannot remain peaceful.

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