Dold is not the poster child for the Tea Party. But the more
important fact for 10th district voters in Cook and Lake Counties is
that their representative mostly sided with a rightward-moving Republican Party. We offer a closer look at the 10th congressional district race between incumbent Robert Dold and Democratic challenger Brad Schneider.
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney
had their first of three debates last night at the University of Denver,
focusing on fiscal policies such as taxes, the national deficit,
Medicare and overall health care costs.
Thursday marked the one-year anniversary for the repeal of the U.S.
military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy for gay, lesbian and bisexual
service members, an occasion gay rights advocates said should serve as a
reminder of the work still needed to be done to ensure full equal
rights for LGBT military personnel and their families.
Two months after Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) made national headlines for trying to block a Chick-fil-A restaurant in his Northwest Side ward, Moreno quietly backed down yesterday, stating that he will no longer block the establishment.
The schedule for the 8th District Congressional debates between U.S.
Rep. Joe Walsh (R-McHenry) and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth is
set — but not without some carping from Walsh’s campaign.
Duckworth, who is best known for her time serving in Iraq and as an
assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, will
square off September 14 on Fox News Chicago, October 9 at the Meadows
Club in Rolling Meadows, and October 18 on the WTTW's Chicago
Tonight. The October 9 debate is open to 8th District residents and will be
broadcast on WCPT AM & FM.
Chicago Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) has made waves for trying to block a
Chick-fil-A restaurant from setting up shop in his Northwest Side ward, because restaurant
President Dan Cathy vocally opposes gay marriage and has donated money
to anti-gay marriage groups.
of the civil rights organization, which has more than a million
supporters nationwide, said Schneider’s opponent U.S. Rep. Bob Dold
(R-10) is on the “wrong side of history” when it comes to equality
issues and has failed the LGBT community.