We made promises to our seniors – Social Security, Medicare – and those promises are worth keeping. After decades of work and service to our country, our seniors have earned a safe, secure, dignified retirement with the Social Security benefits they’ve earned and the Medicare guarantee they were promised. I will oppose efforts to replace the Medicare guarantee with a voucher system that forces seniors to pay more, and I will not stand for Social Security being exposed to the same financial gambling that precipitated our current economic state. I firmly believe that there are ways to address our debt crisis without placing the burden on our seniors. That’s why I am committed to working to preserve Medicare and Social Security now and for our children in the future.
Find out more on my positions on Social Security and Medicare here.
Illinois’s 10th District Democratic Nominee, Brad Schneider, released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional:
“Today’s decision affirmed that all Americans should and will have access to quality and affordable healthcare. After nearly two decades working with family-owned companies, I know we still need to improve the law, working to lower costs for small businesses and their employees. But we can’t afford to go backwards as some Tea Party Republicans in Washington are threatening to repeal the health care …
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From Highland Park Patch
Dold, Schneider Clash on Ryan Budget
A critical issue in the campaign for the 10thCongressional District seat between Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and his Democratic challenger, Deerfield management consultant Brad Schneider will be the House Republican Budget.
Just after the legislation passed March 29 with Dold’s affirmative vote one of 228 in favor, President Barack Obama criticized it. At the same time, presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney embraced the plan and its author, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI).
With the issue front and center in the Presidential campaign, Schneider and Dold are staking …
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