Articles filed under 14th 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.

     
  • Hultgren plan would study low-dose radiation effects Jan 8, 2015 8:29 AM
    Legislation from Rep. Randy Hultgren calling for a study of how low-dose radiation such as X-rays affects people was approved by the U.S. House Wednesday.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Hultgren trounces Anderson in 14th Congressional race Nov 5, 2014 1:23 AM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren has a comfortable lead over Dennis Anderson in the 14th Congressional race Tuesday night.

     
  • Hot races in the Fox Valley Nov 3, 2014 5:30 AM
    New sheriffs will be elected in Kane and McHenry counties on Tuesday. They are among the most hotly contested countywide and legislative contests on the ballot for Fox Valley voters this year.

     
  • Hot races in the Tri-Cities area Nov 3, 2014 5:30 AM
    The Kane County sheriff's race highlights a roster of election contests Tuesday that are guaranteed to produce a new office holder. Other hotly contested races include: Kane County Board District 11, the 14th and 11th Congressional Districts, and the 50th State House seat.

     
  • Lack of debate, money highlight 14th Congress race Oct 28, 2014 5:45 PM
    Despite both 14th Congressional candidates saying they welcomed debate in the race, it never materialized. Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson and his supporters have called out GOP Randy Hultgren on the issue.

     
  • 14th Congressional District candidates cite debt, dysfunction as top woes Oct 24, 2014 7:35 PM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren says the biggest problem facing the nation is out-of-control debt, but he thinks it can be addressed with some long-term planning. His Democratic challenger, Dennis Anderson, said congressional dysfunction and gridlock is the biggest problem facing the nation. He's advocating compromise.

     
  • Sex slavery rampant in the suburbs, experts say Oct 24, 2014 1:35 PM
    Sex slavery is rampant in the suburbs and Chicago, say FBI agents and victims advocates. About 25,000 women and underage girls are trafficked in, around and through local neighborhoods each year. "The people responsible for these crimes are the pimps and johns and those making money from the slaves,” said Congressman Randy Hultgren. "It's a local problem."

     
  • 14th candidates spar on keeping companies in America Oct 21, 2014 5:50 PM
    Incumbent U.S. Rep. Republican Randy Hultgren believes the United States must follow the examples of the tax codes in foreign nations attracting American corporations to end the phenomenon of corporate inversion. But his opponent, Democrat Dennis Anderson, believes the real problem is corporations putting too much emphasis on increasing shareholder value rather than reinvesting into the company.

     
  • 14th Congressional candidates disagree on how to combat ISIS Oct 18, 2014 7:36 AM
    Randy Hultgren, the incumbent Republican in the 14th Congressional District, wants more congressional input on where and how American military force is used around the globe. But his Democratic challenger, Dennis Anderson, said the U.S. must learn from its "mistakes" in Iraq and Afghanistan by developing something other than a military solution to terrorist groups in the Middle East.

     
  • Minimum wage divides 14th Congressional candidates Oct 16, 2014 10:06 PM
    Candidates for the 14th Congressional District have opposing views on increasing the minimum wage. Incumbent Republican Randy Hultgren fears it would kill jobs. He wants to create more non-entry level jobs via tax reform. Challenger Dennis Anderson, a Democrat, believes an increase would spur spending and fuel economic growth.

     
  • Our endorsement for Congress, Dist. 14: Hultgren Oct 13, 2014 11:26 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Randy Hultgren for the 14th Congressional District seat.

     
  • Dennis Anderson: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:54 PM
    Candidate information for Dennis Anderson, running for 14th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Randy Hultgren: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:54 PM
    Candidate information for Randy Hultgren, running for 14th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Hultgren ducking LWV forum request Oct 2, 2014 4:46 PM
    A Kane County letter to the editor: The Central Kane County, Elgin, McHenry County and DeKalb County Leagues have asked Rep. Randy Hultgren on multiple occasions to participate in a forum in anticipation of the Nov. 4 election. Unfortunately, Mr. Hultgren and has staff have failed to respond to these requests.

     
  • Hultgren hears about Common Core pitfalls during roundtable Aug 26, 2014 5:30 AM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren still has concerns about Common Core standards coming to Illinois. But having accepted Illinois' embrace of Common Core, he hosted a discussion Monday night about how to avoid major problems with the implementation.

     
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