The race for Illinois' 14th Congressional District pits a political newcomer against a veteran Republican lawmaker. This newly drawn district covers ground in several counties, including DeKalb, Kane, McHenry and Kendall.
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Democrat Leslie Coolidge is facing incumbent Republican Peter Roskam. Coolidge, a Harvard educated CPA, says she has the fiscal wherewithal to help make the economy a priority in Washington. Roskam campaigns in a Democrat-drawn district which largely keeps a Republican stronghold of voters. The district includes portions of McHenry and Kane counties.