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Brad Schneider Defeated In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) lost to his Republican opponent, former congressman Robert Dold in Illinois' 10th congressional district on Tuesday. D...

Dold's Israel Partisanship is Unacceptable

Steve Sheffey | Posted 10.05.2014 | Chicago
Steve Sheffey

Ex-Congressman Robert Dold continues to cross a time-honored line by refusing to respect the hard-earned, bipartisan support for the U.S.-Israel relationship in Congress.

Another Dem. Criticizes Health Care Rollout: 'Never Should Have Happened That Way'

Patch | Steve Sadin | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) expressed dissatisfaction in last month’s roll out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during a talk to more than 100...

Dold Sinks to New Low

Steve Sheffey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Steve Sheffey

Dold is succeeding only in showing the pro-Israel community how little he understands that the perception, as well as the reality, of strong bipartisan support is vital to the stability of the US-Israel relationship.

New High Court Case Threatens a Citizens United Sequel on Steroids

David Ormsby | Posted 12.17.2013 | Chicago
David Ormsby

A key federal campaign finance cap is going wobbly. Last week the U.S. Supreme Court held an oral argument in a new challenge to federal PAC spending...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

Amanda Terkel

Ads Revive 'Death Panels' Myth In Illinois Congressional Races | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Death panels are back. Three Democratic candidates in Illinois are facing ads from a conservative group alleging that voting for the...

WATCH: Congressional Candidate's Painful 'Call Me Maybe' Video

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment

We know "Call Me Maybe" is a super popular song. The Carly Rae Jepsen single is not only a bonafide viral hit, it's sitting comfortably atop the Billb...

Gay Marriage Announcement Prompts Fundraising Appeals

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Following President Barack Obama's announcement that he backs same-sex marriage, both sides of the gay marriage debate sought to take advantage of the...

Ryan Grim

Why Did Progressives Lose An Illinois Congressional Race So Badly? | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After several rounds of painful soul searching, Washington-based progressives are comparing notes on Ilya Sheyman's stunning open-primar...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Lose Key Congressional Race In Illinois | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The progressive movement lost one of its biggest primary battles in the 2012 cycle Tuesday. Ilya Sheyman, a 25-year-old community activi...

Youth Like An Ilya Sheyman For Congress -- Our "Lemonade"

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.15.2012 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

My Congressional District is the 10th in Illinois. Up to now, it was known as the district for the tony north shore of Chicago where only a Republica...

Amanda Terkel

President Obama Dragged Into Illinois Congressional Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has not endorsed a candidate in the Democratic primary for Illinois' 10th Congressional District, but a new flyer...