The Candidate: Brad Schneider
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for the 10th Congressional District
The Competition: Robert James Dold
The Buzz: Brad Schneider has no background in politics and is currently the owner of Cadence Consulting Group, LLC and Lead Out Capital Partners, LLC. He has worked with several businesses, both large and small, throughout his career. Schneider's main concerns are rebuilding the middle class and strengthening the economy through small businesses. Scheider is pro-choice and supports immigration reform and gay marriage. In an aside, Schneider told the Chicago Tribune that his top priority on his bucket list is to teach high school history, creating his own course: "U.S. History Since Kennedy."