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…

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…

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…

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The Impossiblility of Leslie Munger’s Economics

I keep getting these flyers from Munger and Rauner with lovely, but impossible promises. They promise to lower taxes, but accuse their Democratic opponents of bankrupting the state. OK, so if Illinois is bankrupt, and no question we have a serious pension and debt problem, caused, I might point out by both parties over the 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…