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Robert James Dold

Republican Party Candidate for the Tenth Congressional District of Illinois

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: Robert "Bob" James Dold

    The Race: Incumbent for the Tenth Congressional District of Illinois

    The Competition: Brad Schneider

    The Buzz: Dold considers himself a moderate Republican, differentiating himself from the other three conservative congressional house members. He supports abortion rights and has introduced Protecting Women's Access to Healthcare Act which would prevent government blockage of funds to Planned Parenthood. Dold previously served as an aide during the term of former President George H.W. Bush. He also worked in Senator Robert Dole's 1996 campaign as well as spending some time as a congressional staffer.