Days before the Nov. 8 general election, Jeff Tweedy of the Chicago-based rock band Wilco visited DeKalb to headline a rally in support of incumbent Democrat Lauren Underwood as she defends her congressional seat.
Underwood, of Naperville, and Gryder, of Oswego, spoke about foreign policy and other issues in questionnaires and subsequent interviews.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood’s campaign committee started the fundraising period with more than $2.4 million saved, and it subsequently collected more than $425,753. About $333,639 came from individuals.
The Kendall County Board chairman won a convincing victory June 28 in a crowded Republican primary field for the 14th Congressional District nomination.
Asked about restrictions on firearms purchases, Rep. Lauren Underwood said in her election questionnaire for Shaw Local: "We don’t have to live in fear. We don’t need to accept this chaos. We can pass responsible gun laws to save lives."
Asked his position on abortion, Mike Koolidge, candidate for the 14th Congressional District wrote in his questionnaire: "I believe that life begins at conception, that all innocent life is precious, and that the government has a duty to protect the rights of all lives."
GOP hopefuls for Illinois’ 14th Congressional District try to balance messaging on abortion, election integrity
Illinois' 14th Congressional District Republican candidates Scott Gryder, Jack Lombardi, James Marter and Jaime Milton tackled abortion, the 2020 election and attracting moderate voters during newspaper interviews on Tuesday.
US House of Representatives 14th Congressional District candidate Scott Gryder answered Shaw Local's election questionnaire for the US House primary election
James Marter, 14th District Congressional candidate, wrote that Dr. Anthony Fauci "needs to be investigated and tried for his crimes against the American people as well as all the administration officials tied to his criminal enterprise." Read Marter's full questionnaire here.