Schneider Releases General Election Debate Schedule

NORTHBROOK, IL – U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will participate in five debates and forums, including two televised debates, ahead of the November 4th election. Schneider will also participate in appearances in front of the Chicago Tribune editorial board on Wednesday, Oct. 8 and in front of the Chicago Daily Herald editorial board on Friday, keep reading…

Schneider Releases General Election Debate Schedule

NORTHBROOK, IL – U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will participate in five debates and forums, including two televised debates, ahead of the November 4th election. Schneider will also participate in appearances in front of the Chicago Tribune editorial board on Wednesday, Oct. 8 and in front of the Chicago Daily Herald editorial board on Friday, keep reading…

Twenty Reasons to Vote for Governor Pat Quinn

TWENTY REASONS TO VOTE FOR GOVERNOR PAT QUINN By Eleonora di Liscia I have a confession to make. I have had a secret crush on Governor Pat Quinn since 2004. Back then a developer wanted to build 50 luxury homes on what would become the Plum Island Eagle Sanctuary, practically inside Starved Rock State Park. keep reading…

Twenty Reasons to Vote Against Bruce Rauner

By Barbara Altman Change has allure. It buoyed Barack Obama into the White House in 2008. But change doesn’t always make things better. Remember when the Speaker’s gavel changed hands in 2010? Be assured, whatever prospects for change Bruce Rauner is dangling in front of Illinois voters, a change from Quinn to Rauner would be keep reading…

Tenth News: Why Did this Illinois Republican Earn an F from the Sierra Club?

  Tenth Dems September Newsletter Please follow the link to view our September newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/201409NL.pdf In this issue of Tenth News: Voting Rights—Fifty Years Later The Brad Beat: A Vote for Compassion Congress Watch: Robert Dold’s Voting Record in Congress Shows That He Is No Friend of the Environment    ”I’m keep reading…

Local Democrats Accepting Fall 2014 Internship Applications

Deerfield — The Illinois Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems) is now accepting applications for its Fall 2014 Internship Program. The internship is a substantive program designed for high school, college and graduate students seeking an opportunity to become deeply engaged in the political process. Tenth Dems is a grassroots political organization that helps mobilize keep reading…

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The GOP War against The New Deal and Great Society

By Laurence D. Schiller If you haven’t seen Ken Burns’ new series “The Roosevelts: An intimate portrait” which aired on PBS a few weeks ago, you need to get it on demand and see it. Burns’ deft touch reveals both the strengths and weaknesses of Teddy, Eleanor, and Franklin, three amazing Americans. Amazing not just keep reading…

Women for Durbin Phone Bank Wednesdays

Wednesday at 5:00 pm is Ladies’ Night at the Durbin Campaign. Women for Durbin will be calling other Democratic women to encourage them to vote on November 4th. Democrats, and women especially, do not vote in midterm elections. Let’s change that! Come to the Durbin Campaign Headquarters, 101 West Grand, Chicago, every Wednesday, starting October keep reading…

Jewish Americans are proud to stand with Gov. Quinn

This originally appeared in a recent issue of The Chicago Jewish News: Click the image below to enlarge the text and read the signatures.