Tenth Dems Annual Fall Fundraiser

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Where: Hyatt Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Road (I-294 at Lake Cook), Deerfield What: Join Tenth Dems for our Annual Fall Fundraiser presenting keynote speaker Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth from the neighboring 8th District of Illinois. Congressman Brad Schneider will receive the Abner Mikva Political Leadership Award. keep reading…

Tenth Dems Annual Fall Fundraiser

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Where: Hyatt Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Road (I-294 at Lake Cook), Deerfield What: Join Tenth Dems for our Annual Fall Fundraiser presenting keynote speaker Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth from the neighboring 8th District of Illinois. Congressman Brad Schneider will receive the Abner Mikva Political Leadership Award. keep reading…

I’m Thinking of a Number

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D., Dean, Tenth Dems University There are only 28 days until the November 4th elections. That number – 28 – is significant for another reason: it’s also the number of times former Republican congressman Bob Dold voted to repeal or dismantle the Affordable Care Act. As a pediatrician, I diagnose health problems keep reading…

October Newsletter – Thinking of voting for Rauner? Think again.

Tenth Dems October Newsletter Please follow the link to view our October newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/201410NL.pdf Also, please go to www.tenthdems.org to find individual articles from this issues of Tenth News that you can share. In this issue of Tenth News: Thinking About Voting for Bruce Rauner? Think Again A Mother Votes for keep reading…

A Mother Votes for Quinn

by Eleonora di Liscia You can also find this essay – and many other essays and stories – in the October issue of the Tenth News. In September, my husband and I brought our teenage daughter to college, launching her into a new phase of her life brimming with both promise and, yes, fear. Promise keep reading…

Ex-Congressman Robert Dold’s Voting Record on Women’s Rights Disgraceful

This column, along with a bulleted list of some of Dold’s key votes on bills with particular impact on women, appears in the October issue of the Tenth News. One would expect that candidates for Congress use their websites to inform voters of their positions on key issues. Not former 10th District Congressman Robert Dold, keep reading…

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A Safe Haven’s 20th Anniversary Grand Gala

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014. Reception 7:00 pm, Dinner, Awards and Auction 8:00 – 10:30 pm Where: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd St, Oak Brook What: A Safe Haven Foundation invites you to celebrate their 20 years of transforming the lives of the most vulnerable in our society. All proceeds will help to keep reading…

A Good Neighbor with a Storied Legacy

By Lindy Mika If you’ve lived in Lake County long, it’s probably a safe bet you know the name Terry Link. It’s likely you’ve actually met Terry, who’s been a resident of the district his entire life. Perhaps he was knocking on doors in your neighborhood or stopped by a community event in your area. keep reading…

Attorney Volunteers Needed for Election Day

By Lauren Beth Gash To our Attorney Friends – (Feel free to forward to lawyer friends and family — and law students may participate, as well.) Protecting our environment. Affordable healthcare. Women’s rights. Marriage equality. A living minimum wage. Equal pay for equal work, Medicare as we know it. This is just a tiny bit keep reading…