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  • Bill Foster

    Some suburban members of Congress say they'll forego pay Oct 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    Some suburban members of Congress say they'll give back their salaries during the federal government shutdown or donate the money to charity. Republican U.S. Reps. Randy Hultgren of Winfield and Peter Roskam of Wheaton and Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield say they'll give their salaries back. U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, a Naperville Democrat, says he'll give the money he's paid during the shutdown to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

     
  • Brad Schneider

    Suburban members of Congress sound off on Syria Sep 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    After President Barack Obama’s address on Syria Tuesday, federal lawmakers from the suburbs are split over how to proceed. Several local members of Congress offered thoughts after the speech.

     
  • Joe Walsh

    Walsh weighing a bid for Durbin's U.S. Senate seatAug 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    Former Congressman Joe Walsh, who lost a 2012 bid against U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates, says he's considering a run for office in 2014 -- maybe the U.S. Senate. “It's probably the race that I'm most seriously considering,” said Walsh, of McHenry, adding he'll decide within a month.

     
  • U.S. 10th District congressman Brad Schneider talks with North Chicago Police Chief James Jackson and other area police chiefs about ways to combat gun violence on local, federal and state levels in North Chicago on Wednesday.

    Suburban police chiefs say they want national checks for gun buyers Aug 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    The small group of suburban police chiefs that gathered Wednesday in Lake County to discuss gun violence called for universal background checks for prospective gun owners and more funding for regional anti-gang units. “If you want to stop the violence, this is where things point,” Mundelein Police Chief Eric Guenther said during the hourlong meeting in North Chicago.

     
  • Brad Schneider

    Schneider’s fundraising behind Dold’s in second quarter Jul 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, a Deerfield Democrat, reported raising nearly $385,000 in the second quarter of the year toward his first re-election bid for Congress. His opponent, Republican Bob Dold of Kenilworth, raised $546,000 over the same period.

     
  • Bob Dold

    Dold touts fundraising totals in 10th district bid Jul 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    Aiming to return to Congress, Republican Bob Dold of Kenilworth says he’s raised more than a half-million dollars for his rematch next year against 10th District Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield. Dold, who served one term in Congress, says his quarterly tally due Monday will show more than $540,000 in receipts since his campaign took off less than two months ago. “We’re pleased and delighted with how it’s going so far,” he said.

     
  •  U.S. senators Mark Kirk, a Highland Park Republican at right, and Tim Johnson, a South Dakota Democrat, center, speak with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki after a Military Construction, Veteran Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C. Both Kirk and Johnson returned to the Senate after having strokes.

    Images: Senator Mark Kirk at work in D.C. following his stroke. May 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    Following a stroke in January 2012, Mark Kirk, junior senator from Illinois, leads an existence on Capitol Hill far from the fast-paced first year after his 2010 election. His image has changed from a politician with a carefully polished exterior to one publicly embracing the debilitating stroke that changed many of the most basic aspects of everyday life.

     
  • Robert Dold

    Dold says he'll run for 10th District seat in 2014May 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Republican former congressman Bob Dold of Kenilworth, who narrowly lost last November to Deerfield Democrat Brad Schneider, told supporters that he will be making a bid for his former 10th District congressional seat in 2014. Dold, in a letter released early this afternoon, cited “frustration with the current lack of compromise and the consistent stalemate in Washington” as his reason for announcing his campaign.

     
  • Brad Schneider

    Schneider among lawmakers pushing FAA to spare control towers May 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Congressman Brad Schneider is prodding the FAA to quit navel-gazing on the fate of 149 air traffic control towers, including Waukegan's. Funding towers are crucial "to ensure a safe and effient air transportation system," Schneider and other congressmen urged in a letter.

     
  • Robert Dold

    Dold being recruited by top GOP to run again in 10th Apr 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Former Congressman Bob Dold is being actively recruited by top GOP officials to make another bid for Congress. National Republican Committee Chair Greg Walden told the Daily Herald that he's "hopeful" the Kenilworth Republican will run in 2014 for the North Suburban 10th Congressional District seat he lost to Deerfield Democrat Brad Schneider.

     
  • Pat Brady

    Will gay marriage stance cost GOP chairman his job?Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    Newly elected suburban state Sen. Jim Oberweis of Sugar Grove is rounding up fellow Illinois Republican officials to try to oust the chair of the beleaguered party, Pat Brady of St. Charles, over Brady's support for legalizing same-sex marriage. “All of my time is now being spent responding to emails on social issues,” he said. “I don't think those are the most pressing issues we should be dealing with.”

     
  • State Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale

    GOP governor contenders mostly mum on BradyJan 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    Should Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady should keep his party post after voicing support for same-sex marriage? The growing field of likely GOP gubernatorial primary bidders is largely silent on the issue. Only state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale, who described Pat Brady as a “gregarious and fearless leader,” said he agreed with Pat Brady that the party needs to be more open and inclusive and gain additional supporters.

     
  • Pat Brady

    Brady still thinking about a second term as chair Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    In the wake of calls for his removal over statements supporting gay marriage, Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady reflects on the last few years at the helm of the state party and says he's not ruling a bid for another term. "I feel like we're in the process of taking a good hard look at where's the party's at," he says.

     
  • Brad Schneider

    Suburban Democrats vow bipartisanship in Congress Jan 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    The swearing in today of U.S. Rep.-elects Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates, Bill Foster of Naperville and Brad Schneider of Deerfield represents a 180-degree departure from the "red wave" of 2010, which saw a crop of Tea Party freshman elected to Congress. All Democrats, the three weathered staunch opposition in November's election. They vow to be voices of compromise when the 113th Congress convenes after today's ceremonies.

     
  •  Brad Schneider with his wife, Julie Dann, and sons Adam and Daniel Schneider next to him Tuesday, speaks to supporters after winning the Illinois’s 10th Congressional race.

    Brad Schneider reflects on victory, the work ahead Nov 7, 2012 12:00 AM
    Democrat Brad Schneider wasn't surprised by his narrow victory over Republican Robert Dold in the 10th District. He was counting on early votes, which are tallied last in Cook and Lake counties, to give him the edge -- and that's exactly what happened.

     
  •  With his family beside him, Congressman-elect Brad Schneider addresses supporters Tuesday.

    How did Brad Schneider defeat Robert Dold in the 10th District? Nov 7, 2012 12:00 AM
    When the votes in the 10th Congressional District were counted, Brad Schneider had eked out a victory with a slim 2,547-vote margin over incumbent Bob Dold, unofficial results showed. That's less than 1 percent of the total votes cast in the race. It's the first time a Democrat has won the 10th District seat since the 1970s. Early-voting, a remapped district and negative ads were factors, officials said.

     
  • Brad Schneider gets a hug from a supporter as he takes the stage in Northbrook after winning the Illinois’ 10th Congressional District on Tuesday.

    Schneider upsets Dold to win 10th DistrictNov 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    Early and absentee voting in Lake County may have given Democrat Brad Schneider an upset win over Republican Robert Dold in the 10th Congressional District. With ballots in 419 of 419 precincts counted, Schneider had 130,676 votes, roughly 50.5 percent of the total, unofficial results showed. Dold trailed with 128,129 votes.

     
  • Democrats take all three targeted House seats; GOP eyes governor’s race Nov 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    Democrats picked up all three targeted seats in the suburbs on Tuesday, unseating three Republican members of Congress — two freshmen and one seven-term veteran. Democrat Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates won in the 8th Congressional District, Naperville Democrat Bill Foster won in the 11th District and Deerfield Democrat Brad Schneider won in the 10th District.

     
  • Republican Rep. Bob Dold, of Kenilworth, opposes Deerfield Democrat Brad Schneider in the 10th Congressional District.

    Suburban congressional races play big in national picture Nov 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    With a congressional map drawn by Illinois' Democrats, the suburbs have become the battlegrounds between Republicans and Democrats fighting for control of the U.S. House. With just days until the election, here's a rundown of those contests between Peter Roskam and Leslie Coolidge; Joe Walsh and Tammy Duckworth; Jan Schakowsky and Timothy Wolfe; Robert Dold and Brad Schneider; Judy Biggert and Bill Foster; and Randy Hultgren and Dennis Anderson.

     
  • U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, shown before his stroke in January, stands with Republican Rep. Bob Dold, at left.

    Sen. Kirk joins the campaign trail via videoOct 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, recovering at home in Highland Park from a stroke, joins the campaign trail in a video on behalf of his successor in the 10th Congressional District, Republican Rep. Bob Dold. The video, put to music, is depicted as one stop in Dold's “working together” John McCain-style bus tour.

     
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