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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Schneider beats Sheyman in Illinois Democratic primary

JTA March 21, 2012

NEW YORK -- Businessman Brad Schneider has emerged as the victor in a hotly contested Democratic congressional primary in Illinois. Schneider took 47 percent of the vote to 39 percent for activist Ilya Sheyman in the congressional district in Chicago’s...

Brad Schneider (left) is one of the Democratic candidates for
Illinois 10th Congressional District.

Battle of Jewish candidates in Illinois seen as bellwether for Dems

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTON November 23, 2011

A suburban Chicago congressional primary featuring two Jewish candidates is being cast by political observers as a test of the Democratic Party's direction. The race's two highest profile candidates are Brad Schneider, who enjoys establishment support...

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