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September 29, 2014

Schilling writes editorial for Rock Island Argus and Moline Dispatch

EAST MOLINE, ILBobby Schilling, Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in the Illinois 17th District, wrote an editorial for the Rock Island Argus and Moline Dispatch that appeared in print on Sunday.

The full editorial can be found here.

How We Can Bring Back Jobs
By: Bobby Schilling
The Rock Island Argus and Moline Dispatch

I grew up on the west side of Rock Island in a working poor neighborhood. With no inherited wealth, Christie and I worked hard and watched our spending carefully. This allowed us to live the American Dream and raise our 10 children in a solid, middle class way of life.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

"On This Road Together"

Schilling campaign releases first commercial of the 2014 election cycle

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—The Bobby Schilling for Congress campaign has released their first commercial of 2014: "On This Road Together." The introduction spot is now airing in Peoria, Rockford, and the Quad Cities.

Click here to view the commercial.

Bobby Schilling (R-Colona) was born and raised in Rock Island, Illinois. He has been married to his wife, Christie for 28 years and together they have 10 children. Schilling represented the Illinois 17th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2011-2012, serving on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Agriculture Committee, and the House Small Business Committee. Schilling is seeking another term and is running against incumbent Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.

September 2, 2014

Rep. Bustos has nothing positive to say about her record in Congress, so she is desperately attacking a job-creation program she previously supported

Is this really her game plan up to Election Day?

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—It's not everyday you see a congressional candidate go into full blown meltdown mode, but Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) is reaching that point with her recent attacks against Bobby Schilling (R-Colona), CMB Regional Centers in Rock Island, and the EB-5 job creation program.

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August 28, 2014

Bustos co-sponsored a bill in January that would make EB-5 program permanent

Clumsy attempt to change subject backfires

Bustos campaign melting down in desperate bid to divert attention away from Bustos' broken promise to give back 10 percent of her salary

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) lashed out mindlessly today by attacking Bobby Schilling (R-Colona) for supposedly "selling visas." The EB-5 program that Bobby Schilling's employer, CMB Regional Centers, operates under is renewed by Congress every three years, and this past January, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos co-sponsored legislation to make the EB-5 program permanent. How's that for hypocrisy?

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