Behind the Scenes at Tenth Dems: Young People at Work for a Better World

By Danielle Resnick As schools let out for the summer and temperatures begin to rise, so does the energy in Tenth Dems offices. High school and college students and recent college graduates from around the 10th Congressional District gather for a fun, educational, hands-on experience as Tenth Dems summer interns. The Tenth Dems summer program keep reading…

Behind the Scenes at Tenth Dems: Young People at Work for a Better World

By Danielle Resnick As schools let out for the summer and temperatures begin to rise, so does the energy in Tenth Dems offices. High school and college students and recent college graduates from around the 10th Congressional District gather for a fun, educational, hands-on experience as Tenth Dems summer interns. The Tenth Dems summer program keep reading…

August Newsletter: Dold and the Confederate Flag (p. 2), and much more …

Tenth Dems August Newsletter Please follow the link to view our August newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/newsletters/1508_nl.pdf In this issue of Tenth News: Life is a Gift Behind the Scenes at Tenth Dems: Young People at Work for a Better World Congress Watch: Bob Dold Fails to Rise to the Historic Moment Compassion Is keep reading…

Tenth Dems Participates in Justice Day

On Sunday afternoon, July 26, Tenth Dems joined more than a dozen other community organizations at the Winnetka Village Green to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Northshore Summer Project, the grassroots movement that brought Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to rally thousands of Chicagoland residents in support of social justice. The event featured songs, keep reading…

CONGRESS WATCH: Bob Dold Fails to Rise to the Historic Moment.

By Laurence D. Schiller Just before midnight on Wednesday, July 8, Republican Jenny Horne rose in the South Carolina House to make an impassioned speech on behalf of her Charleston constituents.  She urged passage of a bill that would remove the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, a flag that was first raised there in keep reading…

Rauner “The Blunderer”

Newly-elected Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has been flexing his muscles.  He is refusing to negotiate budget issues with General Assembly Democrats unless they also make major concessions on his non-budget economic and social agenda. Although potential government shut-downs are nothing to sing about, Rauner’s style of governing does lend itself to doggerel.  So feel free keep reading…

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Illinois Rights at Work Lifting Up Middle Class Families

By William McNary Full Text of Presentation to Tenth Dems Wednesday, August 19, 2015  INTRODUCTION (William McNary reading from that day’s Chicago Tribune:)   “Strife clouds Governor’s Day at state fair Battles with unions, lawmakers follow Rauner at festival Springfield – Republicans celebrate their first Governor’s Day in more than a dozen years at the keep reading…

Friends of Mike Carbonargi Chicago Bears Watch Party

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 from noon – 3:00pm Where: Leona’s, 6935 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL What: A party with pizza and fun for the kids in support of Mike Cabonargi, Commissioner of the Second District on the Cook County Board of Review. Tickets start at $50. RSVP to Eric at 773-562-9559, email eric@blueprintcampaignconsulting.com keep reading…

Nancy Rotering Reception

When: Monday, August 31, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm Where: Home of Jeanne Bishop, 832 Cherry St., Winnetka, IL What: Reception in support of Nancy Rotering, a Democratic primary candidate in Illinois’ 10th Congressional District.  Hosts for the event are Jeanne Bishop and Jennifer Bishop Jenkins. Tickets start at $75 To RSVP or make an online keep reading…