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Republican Curran Throws In The Towel

September 2019

Tenth News: Forward with Family

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Tammy Duckworth Brings Baby to Work, Senate into the 21st Century

Democrats—and all Americans—celebrate another first for families, as Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth brings newborn daughter Maile onto the Senate floor.

Mother and Daughter Moment:  Marching for Our Lives

By Nancy Kisicki

The author stood up against gun violence by participating in the March for Our Lives in Vernon Hills, joined by her eighteen-year-old daughters (one of whom was a Tenth Dems intern). Our  10th District Congressman Brad Schneider was there to energize and encourage the marchers.

Pritzker and Stratton Meet and Greet Brings Out Enthusiastic Crowd of Volunteers

The weather was perfect, and the large crowd was inspired by our candidates for Illinois Governor and Lieutenant Governor.  Browse our extensive album of photos from the event.

The GOP’s Moral Bankruptcy is Tearing this Country Apart   

By Steven Gan, A Personal Perspective

Our author continues to be appalled by the President’s incessant lying and Congressional Republicans’ failure to rebuke him.

Young Writers Move the Crowd with their Courage at Tenth Dems’ 8th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night

By Kendra Roberts

Poetry and Prose Awards Night was especially moving as high school students came to the mic and read their original poems and stories about courage. Find the Tenth News Special Literary Edition here  to read the prize-winning entries and to view more photos from this event.

Spotlight on Grant Township

By Joe Bongiovanni

Read about a well-attended event in Fox Lake to celebrate Earth Day by presenting a panel discussion on local water quality.  Grant Township’s Democratic organization is among the many local Democratic groups within 10th District that actively promote Democratic values with the support of Tenth Dems.

Scott Britton: Advocate for Working Families

By Mark DeBofsky

Read about the forward-looking Democrat running for Cook County Board for the 14th district, which includes Glenview.

Full House Hears Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ TDU Talk on Hope from the Heartland

By Laurence Schiller

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), whose district is in central Illinois, is at the forefront of Democrats’ efforts to connect with rural and suburban working-class voters and flip red districts to blue. Her well-attended Tenth Dems University talk was eye-opening.

Bob Morgan: Healthcare Activist and Community Leader

By Mark DeBofsky

Bob Morgan, the Democratic candidate for State Representative for the 58th District (Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Highland Park, Highwood, Deerfield, Bannockburn, and parts of Glencoe and Northbrook), has stellar qualifications or office, including a history of public service and extensive involvement with Tenth Dems.

Growing together–September Newsletter

Tenth Dems September Newsletter

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In this issue of Tenth News:

Trump vs. the Constitution

Tenth Dems Founding Chair Honored by Statewide Democrats

Summer Interns Bring Talent, Energy, and Enthusiasm to Tenth Dems   

A Night of Social Justice Songs

Brad Schneider Kicks Off His 2018 Campaign

Run For Office Yourself

Join Us for The Pajama Game


Trump vs. the Constitution

By Dr. Laurence D. Schiller

The latest Tenth Dems University event featured prominent Northwestern University law professor Martin Redish addressing one of the most important issues now before our nation in light of the Trump presidency: the ways in which our Constitution protects us from tyranny.

Tenth Dems Founding Chair Honored by Statewide Democrats

By Randi Kugler

Tenth Dems Founding Chair Lauren Beth Gash recently received a prestigious award from statewide Illinois Democrats.  We not only report on the annual luncheon at which Lauren was honored but also link to a video of her acceptance speech.

Summer Interns Bring Talent, Energy, and Enthusiasm to Tenth Dems

By Orli Sheffey

 Meet some of the 2017 Tenth Dems class of summer interns, yet another group of outstanding future leaders.     

A Night of Social Justice Songs

By Kasia Kondracki

There was music in the air August 5, as people of all ages from all over the 10th Congressional District gathered at the Lake County Federation of Teachers building in Gurnee to sing and dance to songs of social justice.

Brad Schneider Kicks Off His 2018 Campaign

By Barbara Altman

It’s definitely not too early to be thinking about the 2018 election, and on September 9, Congressman Brad Schneider kicked off his reelection campaign in front of an enthusiastic crowd of supporters.

Run For Office Yourself

By Tom Recht

A How to Run for Office forum, sponsored by Tenth Dems University, was held September 9 in Libertyville, and there were plenty of experts on hand to provide valuable information for those in attendance.

Join Us for The Pajama Game

Winner of Best Musical and, 50 years later, Best Musical Revival, The Pajama Game is a musical comedy about the employees of a pajama factory who are trying to unionize.  See the show and stay for a talk-back with the director.  Details inside.