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Articles filed under 10th Congressional District

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  • New national brain science building named after former suburban congressman May 4, 2014 4:54 PM
    More than a dozen years after he left his northern suburban congressional seat, the National Institutes of Health has named major brain science building after former Republican U.S. Rep. John Porter.

  • Chapa LaVia apologizes over racial comments Apr 10, 2014 6:09 PM
    State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, an Aurora Democrat, apologized on the Illinois House floor today for comments she made Wednesday saying Republicans have “a half” minority among them in the chamber.

  • New Republican faces line up for central committee posts Mar 28, 2014 5:41 PM
    Only one suburban member of the Illinois Republican Party State Central Committee is running for re-election next month. In the 10th Congressional District, committeeman Mark Shaw of Lake Forest is running for another term against challenger Louis Atsaves, also of Lake Forest. Other districts feature battles between newcomers.

  • Schneider pushes for unemployment benefits vote Mar 11, 2014 5:31 PM
    U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider Wednesday will push for a House vote on extending unemployment insurance benefits. The move would require signatures from a majority of members of Congress, so the Deerfield Democrat would need at least some Republican support in GOP-controlled Congress.

  • Schneider leads Dold in 10th Congressional District fundraising Mar 7, 2014 5:41 PM
    U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider continues to lead Republican rival Robert Dold in fundraising ahead of their November rematch, new records show.

  • 10th District U.S. Representative Dold: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:24 AM
    Candidate information for 10th District U.S. Representative Dold, running for 10th District U.S. Representative

  • 10th District U.S. Representative Schneider: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:30 AM
    Candidate information for 10th District U.S. Representative Schneider, running for 10th District U.S. Representative

  • Schneider, Dold cross $1 million threshhold in 10th District race Jan 31, 2014 5:20 PM
    With their 10th District rematch still nine months away, Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and Republican challenger Robert Dold both have crossed the million-dollar fundraising mark, new records show.

  • Follow Mike Riopell’s tweets during State of the Union speech Feb 27, 2014 11:21 AM
    Daily Herald State Government Editor will be tweeting about the State of the Union speech as it happens at 8 tonight. You can follow the tweets and other news feeds on President Barack Obama’s big speech.

  • Suburban members of Congress on State of the Union Jan 28, 2014 11:11 PM
    What suburban lawmakers said about the State of the Union address.

  • Local attendees give State of the Union mixed reviews Jan 29, 2014 10:15 AM
    The local attendees to Tuesday’s State of the Union address gave mixed reviews of the yearly speech. Estefanía Garcia, who works for the nonprofit Mano a Mano Family Resource Center in Round Lake Park, was a guest of Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and was happy to hear President Barack Obama mention wanting a new immigration law.

  • 10th District ballot will look familiar to voters Jan 20, 2014 1:09 PM
    If the rematch for Congress in the northern suburbs' 10th District sounds unusual to voters, they don't have to look far to find a similar example. Republican Bob Dold of Kenilworth is trying to return to Congress after losing the seat to Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield two years ago. Not far away, Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster of Naperville pulled off a return trip to Washington, D.C., when he won a Congressional seat two years after losing one.

  • Local lawmakers back budget plan, tout local gains Jan 16, 2014 9:32 AM
    Suburban federal lawmakers of both parties unanimously backed the budget plan approved by Congress Wednesday, praising what they called an imperfect compromise. “As any football fan knows, you don't just score on perfect 50-yard passes, you work your way to the end zone running the ball for three yards and a cloud of dust,” U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, a Wheaton Republican, said.

  • Editorial: An election system set up to help incumbents Jan 13, 2014 7:59 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial argues that election rules should make it easy for candidates to get on the ballot, not unnecessarily hard.

  • GOP Senate primary race down to two Jan 9, 2014 1:58 PM
    Members of the Illinois State Board of Elections today removed two Republicans running for U.S. Senate from the March primary ballot.The vote to remove Republicans Armen Alvarez of Chicago and William Lee of Rockton was quick and unanimous. Neither had the 5,000 petition signatures needed to run for U.S. Senate in the March 18 primary.

  • Suburban Democrats targeted over graduated income tax Dec 20, 2013 7:24 AM
    The Illinois arm of Americans for Prosperity, a national conservative advocacy group, is targeting a handful of suburban Democratic state lawmakers with video ads in its fight against the idea of a graduated income tax. Tax issues are likely to be a big topic in 2014 in Springfield, but it's hard to say if the graduated tax will gain traction.

  • Local lawmakers divided on federal budget deal Dec 12, 2013 7:58 AM
    A bipartisan collection of suburban federal lawmakers backs the latest federal budget deal struck in Washington, but others are waiting until closer to a possible House vote today to make a decision. Approval would avoid another budget battle that led to a government shutdown this year, and some local lawmakers say they support the agreement at least partly for that reason.

  • Candidate filing ends for March primary Dec 4, 2013 11:27 AM
    The deadline to file petitions to run for state office came and went Monday with five incumbent suburban Republicans facing primary challengers for Illinois House. One Democrat faces a similar primary challenge.

  • Schneider and Dold financial reports list interesting campaign supporters Oct 21, 2013 4:31 PM
    In what’s shaping up to be an expensive suburban rematch, Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and likely Republican challenger Robert Dold received financial support from a bevy of political heavy hitters and high-profile organizations this past quarter, federal records show.

  • Roskam votes 'yes,' Hultgren 'no' to deal Oct 17, 2013 8:09 AM
    After weeks of pushing for delays to President Barack Obama's health care law in exchange for a budget agreement, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam voted for a plan to end the government shutdown and avoid default, saying the country has to pay its bills.

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