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Tenth Dems May 2015 Newsletter

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In this issue of Tenth News:

Hope Inspires High School Authors in Community Connection Writing Competition
by Carol Hillsberg
The night of April 14th was memorable for all who attended the Fifth Annual Community Connection Writing Competition, and Tenth News covered it all.

Two Iconic Illinois Democrats…
by Mark Rosenberg, M.D.
The latest Tenth Dems University session celebrated two giants of Illinois Democratic politics.

Congress Watch: Dold and Kirk Vote to Gut Medicare and Other Health and Social Programs, Increase Defense Spending, and Lower Taxes on the Wealthiest Americans
by Ronald Altman
Congress just recently completed the process of passing a budget, and both Bob Dold in the House and Mark Kirk in the Senate made sure their “Ayes” were counted toward this reactionary piece of legislation. How reactionary, you may ask? Let us tell you. Welcome to this month’s Congress Watch.

Why Our Restrictive Immigration Policy is Just Plain Wrong
by Barbara Altman
Immigration policy in America has gone completely off the rails, as the author of this story will passionately explain.

Ted Cruz Believes He’s the New Galileo
by Steven Gan
The race for the White House is heating up already, and the Republicans are contributing more than their share of hot air, and overheated candidates, to the mix, including Texas Senator Ted Cruz.

An Evening with Alan Grayson
by Adrienne Kirshbaum
The evening of April 8th, Pinstripes in Northbrook was rocking to the wit and wisdom of Rep. Alan Grayson.

State Senator Daniel Biss, a Pragmatic Advocate for Democratic Values
What is the Health Care Right of Conscience Act? It’s a piece of legislation in need of serious repair—so says Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss.

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