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November 2017 Newsletter – Unmasked

Tenth Dems November Newsletter

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In this issue of Tenth News:

Lake County Republicans Raffle Assault Rifle to Finance Campaigns

Julie Morrison: A State Senator Who Works for Her Constituents

Broadway? Wait Until You See the Highland Park Players’ Production of The Pajama Game!   

A Conviction Does Not Have to Be a Life Sentence

Congress Watch: Your Democratic Representatives Are Your Voice in Congress

Despair or Optimism? Tenth Dems and Moraine Township Democrats Cosponsor Let’s talk Politics

 

Lake County Republicans Raffle Assault Rifle to Finance Campaigns

By Lee Goodman

The headline says it all.  Don’t local Republicans understand the harm people suffer from gun violence?

Julie Morrison: A State Senator Who Works for Her Constituents

By Mark DeBofsky

The list of 29th District State Senator Julie Morrison’s accomplishments is quite extensive.  The highlights are definitely worth reading about.

Broadway? Wait Until You See the Highland Park Players’ Production of The Pajama Game!   

By Tom Recht

This is the last weekend to see Pajama Game in Northbrook. As our reviewer confirms, all who attended with Tenth Dems were blown away by this professional-level production of the classic Broadway musical that celebrates labor.  A few tickets are still available from Tenth Dems at our reduced price of $20.18.  Click here.

A Conviction Does Not Have to Be a Life Sentence

By Barbara Altman

During the Waukegan Coalition to Reduce Recidivism’s annual luncheon, Tenth Dems volunteers staffed a worthy project.

Congress Watch: Your Democratic Representatives Are Your Voice in Congress

By Dr. Laurence D. Schiller

Despite being in the minority, Illinois Democrats in the House and Senate continue to fight every day to better the lives of their 10th District constituents, and all Americans. This month’s Congress Watch enumerates many of their accomplishments.

Despair or Optimism? Tenth Dems and Moraine Township Democrats Cosponsor Let’s talk Politics

By Maxine Bonn

There was lots to talk about when Dems got together in early October for another session of Let’s Talk Politics.

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.

What a time–July Newsletter

Tenth Dems July Newsletter

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In this issue of Tenth News:

Don’t Be Terrified; Send a Message

“A Special Kind of Energy”

An Evening of Social Justice Songs and Pizza   

Trump Dumps on his Loyal Chumps

Shouldn’t All Working People Earn a Living Wage?

 

Don’t Be Terrified; Send a Message

By Prajnaa Jain

With so much anxiety being felt by millions of Americans as a result of what has been happening in Washington, D.C., Tenth Dems created a whole new new line of buttons that give voice to those feelings. And they’re available for sale at our events and on line.

“A Special Kind of Energy”

By Marci Jacobs and Neesa Sweet

On July 19, nearly 300 gathered to honor the individuals who took the big step of putting themselves forward to run in this year’s elections and the volunteers who helped them.  Jason Kander, former Missouri Secretary of State, 2016 candidate for Senate, and founder of Let America vote, inspired all with his keynote address.

An Evening of Social Justice Songs and Pizza

A night of food, drink, and song awaits everyone who attends this August 5 event in Gurnee.   

Trump Dumps on his Loyal Chumps

By Steven Gan

There are no boundaries to Donald Trump’s bullying and disrespect, as supporters like “beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff Sessions are now learning.

Shouldn’t All Working People Earn a Living Wage?

By Herb Brenner

There are so many socio-economic issues needing to be addressed in this country, among them the minimum wage. What are the real numbers and what impact do they have on real people? And what is being done locally?