Roskam accuses Casten of stopping to “the politics of ridicule”

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By Bill Cameron, WLS-AM News

(CHICAGO) In the race for west suburban 6th district congressman, Republican incumbent Peter Roskam has a new tack against his Democratic challenger Sean Casten.

At their Daily Herald debate, Roskam accused Casten of stooping to “the politics of ridicule and putting people down.”

“He’s compared the president of the United States to Osama bin Laden, “ said Roskam, “said there’s Nazis working in the White House, called my party a party of pedophiles, described Republican donors as morons and my party as a group of deplorables.

Casten would concede the point on only one issue.”

Casten responded, “I apologized for comparing the president to bin Laden and yes, in the heat of the moment that was over the top.”

Millions of dollars are pouring into this race which is making it competitive.

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