Articles filed under 10th Congressional District

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  • U.S. reps from suburbs sound off on Obama’s speech Jan 20, 2015 11:06 PM
    Suburban members of Congress had these reactions to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. His speech sought to highlight recent economic gains and propose, among other things, free community college for qualifying students.

     
  • Local legislators invite teachers, students to State of the Union Jan 16, 2015 7:03 PM
    Local Democratic members of Congress are trying to highlight President Barack Obama’s education message with their picks of guests to take to next week’s State of the Union address Tuesday.

     
  • Suburban congressmen starting new term try to strike bipartisan tone Jan 7, 2015 1:01 AM
    Suburban members of Congress struck a conciliatory tone as they were sworn in to a new term on Tuesday. Republican U.S. Rep. Bob Dold of Kenilworth was the only change in the suburban delegation. He replaces Democrat Brad Schneider. He said Tuesday voters expect both parties to work together after a Congress that flirted with deadlines and led to a government shutdown. “I don’t know too many people who think Washington is working,” Dold said.

     
  • Dold, new Congress get started Tuesday Jan 2, 2015 5:00 AM
    When the new class of Congressional representatives is sworn in Tuesday, the suburbs will have just one change to its lineup as Republican Bob Dold of Kenilworth takes over from Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield. This week, Dold stressed he'll work to be a “thoughtful independent voice” from the north suburban 10th Congressional District.

     
  • Dold victory came in spite of $1 million spending gap Dec 29, 2014 11:49 AM
    Kenilworth Republican Robert Dold won election to Congress last month despite being outspent by more than $1 million, federal records show.

     
  • Top leaders give Cuba move mixed reviews Dec 17, 2014 6:44 PM
    Local leaders react after President Barack Obama Wednesday announced the release of American prisoner Alan Gross from Cuba and a move toward a diplomatic relationship with the country.

     
  • Abner Mikva among Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Nov 25, 2014 9:46 AM
    President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics — including former suburban 10th District Rep. Abner Mikva — along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.

     
  • Dold a’going to the freshman dance, again Nov 13, 2014 5:06 PM
    Newly elected Bob Dold arrived in Washington, D.C. Wednesday for freshman orientation, the weeklong look at all you need to know to be a member of Congress. Not many people go through freshman orientation a second time.

     
  • How did Robert Dold win back the 10th District seat? Nov 5, 2014 4:47 PM
    Just hours after claiming victory in one of the most-watched legislative races in the nation, Congressman-elect Robert Dold greeted early-morning commuters Wednesday at the Ogilvie Transporation Center in Chicago to thank them for their support. The reasons for Dold’s win included there was no Democratic voting surge similar to the support for President Obama’s re-election, Republicans often fare better during midterm elections and Dold had more support from people who cast ballots before Election Day.

     
  • Dold wins back 10th District seat, defeats Schneider Nov 5, 2014 9:23 AM
    Former Republican Congressman Robert Dold of Kenilworth is headed back to Washington, unseating incumbent Brad Schneider on Tuesday in a tough race for the 10th District seat.

     
  • Hot races in Lake County Nov 3, 2014 5:30 AM
    Many incumbent candidates in federal, state and local governments have faced stiff, and often contentious challenges, during what has been a heated and often nasty midterm election campaign. The Lake County ballot contains several hot races, including the 10th Congressional, Lake County Sheriff and the 62nd and 59th state legislative districts.

     
  • Hot races in the Northwest suburbs Nov 3, 2014 5:30 AM
    Voters in the Northwest suburbs will travel to the polls Tuesday to pick who will represent them at the county, state and congressional level. Here’s a look at four of the hottest races voters will be deciding.

     
  • Schneider, Dold talk immigration and jobs at North Chicago forum Oct 27, 2014 5:30 AM
    Immigration reform and jobs were front and center Sunday at a candidates forum featuring the two nominees in the hotly contested 10th Congressional District race, Republican challenger Bob Dold and Democrat incumbent U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider. Lake County sheriff's candidates also spoke at the forum in North Chicago.

     
  • Bidens rally for Illinois Democrats on Monday Oct 27, 2014 5:54 PM
    Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, are in Illinois campaigning for Democrats ahead of the Nov. 4 election. U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider’s campaign says Jill Biden attended a morning coffee event with him and approximately 100 women at a Northbrook deli on Monday.

     
  • Dold blasts Schneider after accusation about Lake Michigan oil drilling vote Oct 26, 2014 1:07 AM
    Time and again, U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider has accused Republican challenger Robert Dold of voting to allow oil drilling in Lake Michigan when Dold served in Congress. Dold has repeatedly called the allegation ludicrious, saying the vote in question isn't what Schneider claims it to be.

     
  • Hundreds fill Vernon Hills gym to see Vice President Joe Biden Oct 23, 2014 1:16 AM
    An estimated 750 people packed the Sullivan Community Center’s gym Wednesday afternoon for Vice President Joe Biden’s appearance, part of a rally for three Democrats on the Nov. 4 ballot: U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Paul Vallas, who’s running for lieutenant governor as Gov. Pat Quinn’s mate. “It’s not something that happens every day,” a resident said.

     
  • Dold, Schneider sling mud during last TV debate Oct 22, 2014 9:16 PM
    It didn’t take long for the second and final televised debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and Republican challenger Robert Dold to turn into a verbal brawl.

     
  • Vernon Hills preparing for Vice President Joe Biden’s visit Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 6:49 PM
    The giggling toddlers and energetic dancers who normally would occupy Vernon Hills’ Sullivan Community Center on Wednesday will make way for a political rally featuring Vice President Joe Biden. Biden is coming to the center on Aspen Drive in the afternoon to stump for some fellow Democrats on the Nov. 4 ballot.

     
  • Schneider, Dold spar over health care, Medicare in televised debate Oct 20, 2014 7:28 PM
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider slammed Republican challenger Robert Dold for repeatedly voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act when he represented the 10th District during a weekend televised debate. But Dold got some licks in, too, accusing Schneider of misleading voters on several issues.

     
  • Schneider, Dold to debate -- but only on TV Oct 17, 2014 1:57 PM
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and Republican challenger Robert Dold will discuss the issues facing the nation and the 10th District in two televised debates this week. The matchups are the only instances Dold, of Kenilworth, and Schneider, of Deerfield, will debate face-to-face before the Nov. 4 election. They've appeared at the same events but never on a stage simultaneously.

     
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