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Candidate Bio: Randy Hultgren - 14th District

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Randy Hultgren is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district, serving since 2010. Hultgren is a member of the Republican Party.

He is running against Democrat Dennis Anderson in the 2012 election, to retain his seat in Congress.

Hultgren currently resides in Winfield, Illinois with his wife, Christy, and four children.

On The Issues

Tax Code - Hultgren believes we should clean up our tax code by making it flatter, fairer and remove loopholes to create an environment where businesses can thrive and focus on growing and creating jobs. Read more...

Tax increases - Increasing taxes on individuals and business owners now would have disastrous affects on our economic recovery. In 2010 Randy pledged to the residents of the 14th District that he would not support any tax increases, he has and will continue to honor that pledge. Read more...

Trade - Illinois is a leading export state, but because of high taxes, government regulations and the liberal agenda to oppose trade treaties, we are quickly losing our edge. Randy supports a strong, pro-trade agenda. Read more...

Spending - American families have to live within their means and I believe the federal government should as well. Once we establish a sensible federal budget, cut spending, and lower taxes, the economy will grow and businesses will feel confident to start hiring again. Read more...

Abortion - Randy has been a constant opponent of abortion. He believes that this is not a political issue, that it is our moral obligation to respect all life from the moment it begins. In Washington Randy is fighting to remove the shroud of secrecy from the abortion industry and supports eliminating all taxpayer funding for entities that choose to perform abortions. Read more...

Obamacare - When President Obama and Pelosi passed the government take-over of the American health care system, it was a travesty. Randy is dedicated the overturning one of the worst laws in American history and voted for its repeal on his first day in Congress. Read more...

Second Amendment - Randy strongly supports the right of law-abiding citizens to own firearms and will continue to fight to protect that right. Read more...

Source: HultgrenForCongress.com

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