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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.)

District: 10th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-15
Born: Aug. 20, 1961; Denver, Colo.
Residence: Deerfield
Religion: Jewish
Family: Wife, Julie Dann; two children
Education: Northwestern U., B.S. 1983; Northwestern U., M.B.A. 1988
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade); Small Business (Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access; Health and Technology)

Election History
2014generalRobert Dold (R) 95,99251.3
Brad Schneider (D) 91,13648.7
2012generalBrad Schneider (D) 133,89050.6
Robert Dold (R) 130,56449.4
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Illinois Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D) is 55th.


Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Brad Schneider has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Brad Schneider is ranked 35th on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.