March 2014 Newsletter: Want to Warm Up?

March 2014 Newsletter

Tenth Dems March Newsletter

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In this issue of Tenth News:


March 10 TDU Features State Rep. Sam Yingling on Marriage Equality; March 19 Post-Primary Let’s Talk Politics Led by Political Analyst Paul Green
Tenth Dems’ political party school will be offering two stimulating events in March.  Be sure to mark your calendar.

A Warm Reception on a Frigid State of the Union Night
By Karen Singer
Baby, it was cold outside, but a bunch of hardy Tenth Dems gathered at the BBQ Pit to watch the president’s State of the Union address.

Political Humor Provides Tenth Dems Much-Needed Warmth on a Snowy Afternoon
By Steven Gan
Not even a late January chill could prevent the biting political barbs of the Capitol Steps comedy troupe from wringing warm laughter out of a receptive audience replete with Tenth Dems.

Congress Watch: The Smart Money Backs Brad and Democratic Values
By Steve Sheffey
Rep. Brad Schneider is outraising his Republican opponent, undoubtedly because the first term congressman’s record shows that he is in sync with the values of 10th District residents.

The Brad Beat: Immigration Reform
By Eleonora di Liscia
We’ve renamed our series examining Congressman Brad Schneider’s positions and accomplishments, and this month we spotlight his efforts to reform our broken immigration system.

Now They’re Calling Carrying Guns in Public a “God-Given Right”
By Steven Gan
Reacting to what was said on a recent cable news show, the author shares a personal experience as he explains his opposition to carrying guns in public.

How to Win Local Elections: Lessons from the Obama Campaigns
By Matt Flamm
An Obama campaign organizer says that what he experienced working on a national campaign can be applied to help win local elections and lists some lessons learned.

What You Do Not Know About the Affordable Care Act (and Need To) – Part III: Determining Best Practices
By Mark Rosenberg, M.D.
In our series demystifying the Affordable Care Act, an expert explains how the law is intended to improve everyone’s healthcare in the United States.

Volunteers needed for Community Connection Poetry/Prose Contest and Slam
We’ve set the date, established a theme, secured an emcee and judges, gotten the word out to the schools, and chosen a venue.  Now we need your help to ensure that the 4th Annual Tenth Dems Community Connection Poetry/Prose Contest and Slam is as successful as the last three.  Volunteer.  You’ll be glad you did.

On Citizenship: An Introduction to a Series of Profiles
By Jane Goldenberg
Making our democracy work requires participation by citizens. In a series of articles in the months ahead, you’ll meet some of the doers who help make government of, by, and for the people.

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