Articles filed under 14th Congressional District

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  • 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.

     
  • 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 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.

     
  • 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.

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

     
  • Dennis Anderson: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:54 PM
    Candidate information for Dennis Anderson, 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.

     
  • Hultgren holds meeting on reducing backlog of veteran claims Jul 18, 2014 5:21 PM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren sorted through gripes with various veterans groups about the quality of services they receive through the government Friday. Chief among the complaints is an average three year waiting time to work through the appeals process when benefits are denied. One interesting proposal involved a process that defaults in favor of the veteran if the appeal isn't handled in a timely fashion.

     
  • Rauner joins Duffy on barbershop tour Jun 13, 2014 5:26 AM
    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner joined state Sen. Dan Duffy of Lake Barrington on a tour of barbershops on the South Side of Chicago last weekend. Duffy, who was born on the South Side, has done the tour via the Young Government organization regularly over the past five years in an effort to learn the concerns of small business owners and voters in the black community.

     
  • State law requires millions of dollars in mailers Jun 6, 2014 8:15 AM
    Democracy costs money, and the multiple efforts to change the Illinois Constitution on the ballot in November could cost the state as much as $4 million in printing, mailing and advertising to tell you about it. State law requires Secretary of State Jesse White's office to print and mail about 5.4 million pamphlets — one to every household in the state, plus a few to keep around if anyone wants one.

     
  • Democrat Anderson bashes GOP during forum Jun 4, 2014 10:46 AM
    Urged on by a left-leaning audience, Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson engaged in some Republican Party bashing Tuesday night in St. Charles. He's challenging Republican Randy Hultgren for the 14th Congressional District seat in November. Anderson also once again put out a challenge to incumbent Republican Randy Hultgren of Winfield to debate him on any or all of those statements. Hultgren and Anderson only had one full debate in their 2012 race.

     
  • Congressman gives low priority to immigration, minimum wage May 15, 2014 11:01 PM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren faced questions about immigration reform, Russia's threats regarding the International Space Station and healthcare reform at a Batavia luncheon Thursday.

     
  • Anderson seeks to force Hultgren into public debate May 13, 2014 4:19 PM
    In an effort to force U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren to debate, Democrat Dennis Anderson announced a series of town-hall meetings on key issues.

     
  • Could a court end red light cameras? May 8, 2014 6:15 PM
    Will an Illinois Supreme Court case eliminate red light cameras for good? The argument against them will sound familiar. Democratic U.S. Rep.Bill Foster of Naperville, one of Congress’ only scientists, weighs in on the global warming report from this week. And Greg Baise says special interests are bad, except his.

     
  • Hultgren unveils proposed solutions to heroin problem Mar 31, 2014 5:56 PM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren unveiled a preliminary list of solutions for what federal, state and local leaders can do to address a growing problem with heroin use. The suggestions came from a recent brainstorming panel Hultgren hosted with more than 50 leaders involved in the drug war.

     
  • 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.

     
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