In today’s editions I’ve got a story highlighting the economic policy differences between 14th Congressional candidates Bill Foster, the incumbent Democrat, and Republican Jim Oberweis. Here are their full responses to my questions.
Q1: Do you support a government-approved bailout of the financial markets? Please explain your position.
Foster: In general I do not support the use of taxpayer dollars to bailout failed companies. However, due to the critical situation in our credit markets and the real danger of economic damage to middle-class families, small and large businesses, and the retirement savings of ordinary people, I supported the bipartisan compromise voted on in the House on 9/29/2008.
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Here is a look at some of the latest political ads in the suburbs and a few you may have missed.
Democrats and Republicans will likely end up spending millions of dollars on local cable TV ads in a dozen or so heated races as they battle for power in Springfield and Washington, D.C.
In the heated 10th Congressional District race, the national Democrats are running this new ad against Republican Mark Kirk of Highland Park: