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  • 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.

     
  • Wolfe is what 9th district needsOct 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: David Lewis urges voters in the 9th congressional district to get behind Tim Wolfe. "Once elected, Tim Wolfe will work to change the Washington status quo," Lewis writes. "Tim will be sharply focused on supporting the business community which will ultimately result in the creation of desperately needed private sector jobs."

     
  •  Jan Schakowsky, left, opposes Timothy Wolfe in the 9th Congressional District for the 2012 General Election.

    Schakowsky, Wolfe differ on Social Security, Medicare spending Oct 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidates vying for the 9th Congressional District seat are offering different solutions for dealing with entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, in light of a federal budget deficit that’s topped $1 trillion for the fourth straight year. The race pits incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky against political newcomer Timothy Wolfe.

     
  • Jan Schakowsky, left, opposes Timothy Wolfe in the 9th Congressional District for the 2012 General Election.

    9th Congress hopefuls talk Social Security, Medicare Oct 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidates vying for the 9th Congressional District seat on Nov. 6 shared different views Tuesday on the future of Social Security and Medicare with a crowd of senior citizens at The Moorings of Arlington Heights retirement community. Incumbent Jan Schakowsky said the programs are solvent and will be there for them and future generations to rely on with minor changes, while Republican challenger Timothy Wolfe said the programs are running in the red and called for limiting benefits.

     
  • Candidates for Congress, state offices to speak at upcoming forumOct 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    Nearly two dozen synagogues have joined to present a candidate forum on Monday featuring candidates from a variety of offices.Twenty-three synagogues with several Jewish communal groups and day schools are hosting the event from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 1201 E. Lake-Cook Road, Deerfield. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

     
  • Endorsement: Schakowsky over Wolfe in 9th Congressional District Oct 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Rep. Jan Schakowsky over Tim Wolfe for the 9th District because of her leadership position in Congress but calls on her to work in a more bipartisan way than she has in the past.

     
  • Schakowsky, Wolfe spar over health care Oct 7, 2012 12:00 AM
    The candidates for the 9th Congressional District race talked about jobs, health care and even the future of Big Bird during a forum held Sunday at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, an Evanston Democrat, and her Republican challenger, Timothy Wolfe of Arlington Heights, shared their positions on many of the big topics that have been debated during this election year, including the future of “Obamacare.”

     
  • Jan Schakowsky opposes Timothy Wolfe in the 9th Congressional District race.

    Schakowsky, Wolfe starkly differ on immigrationOct 5, 2012 12:00 AM
    Citizenship as a birthright should not be extended to children born in the United States whose parents entered the country illegally, says Republican Timothy Wolfe who is challenging incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky in the 9th Congressional District race. “That’s a radical idea that would require an amendment to the Constitution,” Schakowsky says.

     
  • Oakton to host forum for 9th District candidates Oct 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidates for the U.S. 9th Congressional District will speak at a forum Sunday, Oct. 7, hosted by Oakton Community College in Des Plaines. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, an Evanston Democrat, and Republican challenger Timothy Wolfe of Arlington Heights are scheduled to appear at the event

     
  • Democrat Jan Schakowsky opposes Republican Timothy Wolfe in the 9th Congressional District.

    9th District candidates weigh in on national deficit, jobs Sep 26, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidates vying for the 9th Congressional District seat in the November general election have starkly differing views on government’s role in creating jobs and providing health care on and how to reduce the budget deficit — expected to top $1 trillion for the fourth straight year.

     
  • Jan Schakowsky, running for 9th District U.S. Representative

    Jan Schakowsky: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jan Schakowsky, running for 9th District U.S. Representative

     
  • Timothy Wolfe, running for 9th District U.S. Representative

    Timothy Wolfe: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Timothy Wolfe, running for 9th District U.S. Representative

     
  • 9th GOP candidate’s website hacked Mar 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    Voters who wanted to know more about the Republican vying to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky in the 9th Congressional District this November were in for a surprise when visiting his campaign website recently.

     
  • Jan Schakowsky

    Schakowsky cruises past Ribeiro in 9th Cong. Dem primaryMar 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    Incumbent Congressman Jan Schakowsky cruised to an easy victory in Tuesdays Democratic primary for her 9th Congressional District seat, winning more than 90 percent of the vote from her challenger. Unofficial vote totals from the districts 560 precincts in Chicago and suburban Cook County show Schakowsky garnered 47,598 votes to challenger Simon Ribeiros 4,183 votes.

     
  • Bill Zars/bzars@dailyherald.com U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, an Evanston Democrat representing the 9th Congressional District, critizes Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney about his stance on women's health issues early Friday morning in Rosemont.

    Schakowsky: Romney bad for women’s health Mar 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky criticized Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney's stance on Planned Parenthood Friday morning, in front of Pancakes Eggcetera in Rosemont where he was making an appearance.

     
  • Simon Ribeiro

    9th Dist. hopefuls discuss immigration, drug wars Mar 3, 2012 12:00 AM
    Immigration reform and the war on drugs are issues inextricably linked, say candidates vying for the Democratic Partys nomination in the 9th Congressional District primary March 20.

     
  • Simon Ribeiro

    9th Dist. Democratic hopefuls discuss jobs Feb 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    When it comes to job growth, incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky favors using more federal money to bolster and grow public sector jobs, while challenger Simon Ribeiro believes offering tax incentives to small businesses will help reduce unemployment.

     
  • Schakowsky aide speaking to Wheeling Twp. Democrats Feb 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    Alex Armour, the political director for Congressman Jan Schakowsky, will speak Wednesday before the Wheeling Township Democratic Organization, the group announced. Armour will discuss Schakowsky’s re-election campaign and the overall 2012 election.

     
  • Jan Schakowsky

    9th Dist. Democratic hopefuls discuss ‘Obamacare' Feb 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, who championed President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, says the legislation is Democrats' crowning achievement that will go down in history, while her Democratic primary challenger Simon Ribeiro says the law doesn't go far enough to reform health care.

     
  • Schakowsky for Congress Dist. 9, Democrat Feb 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Rep. Jan Schakowsky for Congress in the Democratic primary in the 9th District.

     
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