Posts tagged: Brad Schneider

U.S. Rep. Dold Has Money Edge in 10th District Rematch


Written by Russ Stewart

In Washington, D.C., “safe” is every politician’s, lobbyist’s and campaign fund-raiser’s favorite four-letter word, physically and politically, especially in the U.S. House, where the Republicans hold a 245-188 majority (with two vacancies).

Of the 435 seats up for election in 2016, according to nonpartisan prognosticators like the Rothenberg and Gonzales Political Report, Rollcall, Sabato’s Crystal Ball and the Cook Political Report, only 32 are “in play,” which means susceptible to a party switch next year.… Continue Reading

Kirk and Dold Among Top 5 GOP Politicians That Betray Their Party Most



Illinois’ U.S. Senator Mark Kirk and Congressman Bob Dold – both from Chicago’s northern suburbs – were two Republicans that were among those that don’t vote along party lines, a Washington Post analysis found Thursday.

While Kirk was the third most in contradiction to Republican caucus votes with nearly 20 percent in opposition, Congressman Bob Dold voted six out of seven times against the Republican position in crucial, close votes.

The Dold campaign boasted about the WaPo findings, saying, “Rep.

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U.S. Reps. Duckworth & Schneider Denounce Hobby Lobby Decision


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U.S. RepresentativeĀ Brad Schneider (D-Linconshire) is very upset about the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision and now is asking those who agree with him to sign a petition in protest.

Most online people realize a petition is simply a ploy to build a database for the November election, but Schneider’s outreach on the topic clearly affirms he is more concerned about protecting government-funded birth control than protecting his constituents’ religious freedoms.

The same is true of his colleague U.S.

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