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  • Leslie Coolidge, left, opposes Peter Roskam in the 6th congressional district for the 2012 General Election.

    Killings in Libya and fears of trade war with China on minds of 6th District rivals Nov 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    Democrat Leslie Coolidge thinks the Obama administration handled the Libyan crisis well but her Republican opponent Peter Roskam disagrees. And here do the two candidates for the 6th Congressional District stand on China and U.S. ties with Israel?

     
  • Leslie Coolidge, left, opposes Peter Roskam in the 6th congressional district for the 2012 General Election.

    6th District candidates offer different cures for Medicare Oct 22, 2012 12:00 AM
    Republican Peter Roskam and Democrat Leslie Coolidge are at odds on Medicare in the race for the 6th Congressional District.

     
  • Coolidge for Congress Oct 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    An Algonquin letter to the editor: Leslie Coolidge is my choice to represent the 6th District in Congress. Leslie's experience as a CPA partner for KPMG LLP gives her an understanding of working within a budget, which translates to Congress.

     
  • Roskam known for rational leadership Oct 13, 2012 12:00 AM
    A South Elgin letter to the editor: Peter Roskam is well known for his rational leadership and fiscal responsibility. His tax initiatives make sense for the people of Illinois and specifically to this district. He is the man to serve our needs in Washington.

     
  • Leslie Coolidge, Peter Roskam

    Roskam, Coolidge differ on economic fixes Oct 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    Here's what Republican Peter Roskam and Democrat Leslie Coolidge think about creating jobs, tax cuts and economic growth in the 6th Congressional District. No surprise — they don't agree on what it will take to get the economy pumping again.

     
  • Leslie Coolidge opposes Peter Roskam in the 6th Congressional District race.

    6th District hopefuls both balk about toll proposalOct 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    They're not even on the same planet on most issues but when it comes to tolling freeways, Republican Peter Roskam and Democrat Leslie Coolidge are soulmates. "I think my preference would be not to do that," Coolidge said. "I'm not interested in laying another toll out on anybody right now," Roskam said.

     
  • Peter Roskam

    When will Coolidge and Roskam go head-to-head? Sep 22, 2012 12:00 AM
    Will Republican Peter Roskam and Democrat Leslie Coolidge, two candidates running for the 6th Congressional District, meet face-to-face before voters this election? Maybe. Maybe not.

     
  • Leslie Coolidge, running for 6th District U.S. Representative

    Leslie Coolidge: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Leslie Coolidge, running for 6th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Peter Roskam, running for 6th District U.S. Representative

    Peter Roskam: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Peter Roskam, running for 6th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Chief Deputy Whip Peter J. Roskam could become an even bigger player in Washington like Paul Ryan has become.

    Kerry from Tampa: Peter Roskam, Paul Ryan follow parallel paths Aug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    "How (Paul) Ryan conducted himself in the House is a glimpse of how he will act as vice president," House GOP Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam of Wheaton said. In leading efforts to craft a House budget plan, Roskam said, Ryan showed he was "very thoughtful, very collaborative," one who placed a major emphasis on listening. The attributes Roskam described are ones he has come to use well himself.

     
  • Roskam’s plan to get debt under control Aug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    An Algonquin letter to the editor: Congressman Peter Roskam is serious about getting our debt under control. Roskam supports serious deficit reduction measures like fighting Medicare fraud. Roskam also supports health care changes like tort reform and allowing trading across state lines.

     
  • Peter Roskam

    Illinois delegation joins criticism of Akin Aug 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    Republican members of the Illinois congressional delegation - who represent a spectrum of stances on the legality of abortion - are jumping on the bandwagon decrying Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's controversial comments about how women's bodies function during "legitimate" rape.

     
  • Support tax cut for middle class Aug 8, 2012 12:00 AM
    A St. Charles letter to the editor: Recently, the U.S. Senate passed a bill continuing the temporary 2001 income tax cuts for people whose yearly incomes are less than $250,000. Ninety-eight percent of us reading this letter would see no jump in our 2013 income tax rates. But Rep. Randy Hultgren is against this Senate bill.

     
  • Tammy Duckworth, left, opposes Joe Walsh in the 8th Congressional District for the 2012 General Election.

    Walsh criticizes Duckworth’s apparent fundraising record Jul 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    With $889,050 raised during the second quarter, 8th Congressional District Democratic candidate Tammy Duckworth said she has broken a fundraising record for House challengers from either party. Her opponent, Republican Congressman Joe Walsh, who raised $318,158, is cutting at where Duckworth's money is coming from.

     
  • Coolidge’s decisions will be based on facts Jul 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    A Cary letter to the editor: This fall voters have the opportunity to begin to break down the extremist political orthodoxy that crashed the economy in 2007-2008 and has been refusing to let it restart. Leslie Coolidge, running for Congress in the 6th District, promises fact-based decision making in Congress, not the fantasy based denial of reality that we see in the current congressional crowd who think that the fearful shouting of "no" is a plan.

     
  • Leslie Coolidge opposes Peter Roskam in the 6th Congressional District.

    Is funding gap a factor in the 6th District race?May 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    GOP heavyweight Peter Roskam is rolling in campaign dough while his Democratic opponent Leslie Coolidge's war chest could use a little help. But does money mean everything in this 6th Congressional race? "I don't think we'll ever have as much money as Peter Roskam," Coolidge said. "Even if we were very successful in fundraising, I assume he'll have help from the Republican Party; we need to make up for that in grass roots."

     
  • Leslie Coolidge

    Is the 6th still GOP territory? Coolidge faces tough battleMar 22, 2012 12:00 AM
    Democrat Leslie Coolidge had a strong finish in the 6th Congressional District primary, but her next challenge will be even tougher: taking on incumbent Congressman Peter Roskam, the third-ranking Republican in the House. Roskam's sitting pretty with a high vote count -- and a much larger war chest. “Our intention is to get people focused on this race,” she said.

     
  • Leslie Coolidge

    Coolidge wraps up 6th congressional Dem nomination Mar 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    Leslie Coolidge, an Ivy League accountant, thinks the new math of the 6th Congressional District will add up in her favor. Coolidge wrapped up the Democratic primary Tuesday and now is seting her sights on a general election campaign against GOP heavyweight U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam.

     
  • A look at Fox Valley’s hottest racesMar 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    From Congress to the General Assembly to county boards and even circuit clerks, there are plenty of hot races in the northern Fox Valley to vote in on Tuesday.

     
  • Geoffrey Petzel

    6th District Democrat hopefuls offer variety Mar 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    An accountant with an Ivy league education, a retired businesswoman who remembers the Battle of Britain and a environmentalist who survived a recent close call. Voters in the 6th Congressional District have plenty of choices between Democrats Leslie Coolidge, 52, Maureen Yates, 76, and Geoff Petzel, 28, when they cast their ballots in Tuesdays primary.

     
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