Tenth Dems June Newsletter
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In this issue of Tenth News:
By Leslie Lipschultz
This year’s event was bigger than ever and, as always, Tenth Dems contributed a large contingent to the festivities.
By Laurence D. Schiller
A standing-room-only crowd, a veteran analyst of primary season, and dozens of insightful questions made for a lively Tenth Dems University session.
If you don’t want to know whose money is financing whose campaign, Bob Dold is representing your interests. Despite his claim that he supports diluting the effects of Citizens United, when he’s in Washington Dold is fully on board with his party’s protection of dark money.
We report this event with words and pictures.
Mark your calendar for Saturday evening, June 18 for a grassroots political strategy session and open house at the Community Connection office in Waukegan.
Democrats do much to make our communities better places to live. Warren Township Democrats have taken responsibility for cleaning up a section of highway.
By Jeanine China
A first-timer at Jan Schakowsky’s Power Women Lunch shares her perspective.
Republican Congressman Bob Dold has voted to cut Pell Grants.
By Steven Gan
North Carolina’s effort to prevent the City of Charlotte from acknowledging the rights of transgendered individuals to use public restrooms has moved from legislation to lawsuits as the state countersues the Department of Justice for enforcing Civil Rights laws.
By Jack Altschuler
Far from being an anti-establishment candidate, Donald Trump is just another in a long line of Republicans whose economic policies have been decimating the middle class.
Republican Senator Mark Kirk has voted to block Clean Water rules. He’s also voted against funding Flint’s water system clean-up.
Senator Morrison has sponsored legislation to ensure that required reporting by courts to police about persons adjudicated as unfit to have a firearms license actually occurs.