Grand Opening of the New Grayslake Office of the Tenth Congressional District Democrats

When: Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 4:00 – 5:30pm Where: 20 N. Whitney St., Suite C, Grayslake, IL 60030 (entrance off the alley) What: Tenth Congressional District Democrats announce the grand opening of their new Grayslake office.  Guest speakers include newly elected State Treasurer Mike Frerichs and State Senator Daniel Biss.  Refreshments will be served. keep reading…

Grand Opening of the New Grayslake Office of the Tenth Congressional District Democrats

When: Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 4:00 – 5:30pm Where: 20 N. Whitney St., Suite C, Grayslake, IL 60030 (entrance off the alley) What: Tenth Congressional District Democrats announce the grand opening of their new Grayslake office.  Guest speakers include newly elected State Treasurer Mike Frerichs and State Senator Daniel Biss.  Refreshments will be served. keep reading…

Tenth Dems University (TDU) Presents “Let’s Talk Politics”

When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm Where: The RAM Restaurant and Brewery, 700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL What: This continuation of the TDU moderated series “Let’s Talk Politics” features author Michael Golden discussing his new book, “Unlock Congress: Reform the Rules – Restore the System.”  He proposes political reforms to break keep reading…

Why Our Restrictive Immigration Policy is Just Plain Wrong

by Barbara Altman My strong opposition to the American policy that radically limits immigration has always been based on a combination of historical fact and my view of right and wrong.  After all, unless we’re full-blooded members of an indigenous tribe, every one of us can trace our ancestry to a land outside the borders keep reading…

Congress Watch: Dold and Kirk Vote To Gut Medicare and Other Health and Social Programs, Increase Defense Spending, and Lower Taxes on the Wealthiest Americans

by Ronald Altman Congress went home for another two-week vacation after the House passed a budget on a 228-199 party-line vote. If enacted, the House budget would gut the past 80 years of social legislation. The Senate passed the same budget with a 52-46 mostly party-line vote (Senators Cruz and Paul didn’t think it went keep reading…

Monthly Newsletter: Packed with Pictures!

Tenth Dems May 2015 Newsletter Please follow the link to view our May newsletter as a pdf file: Tenth Dems newsletter May 2015 In this issue of Tenth News: Hope Inspires High School Authors in Community Connection Writing Competition Two Iconic Illinois Democrats… Congress Watch: Dold and Kirk Vote to Gut Medicare and Other Health keep reading…

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Bob Gand Memorial Celebration

When: Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 3:30pm: Hors d’oeuvres and drinks; 4:15: Celebration service and music; 6:00: Dessert and coffee Where: North Shore Unitarian Church, 2100 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL What: A memorial tribute to Bob Gand: musician, father and friend to so many.  Join us for an afternoon of wonderful music, delicious food and keep reading…

An Evening with Alan Grayson

by Adrienne Kirshbaum On the evening of April 8 at the Northbrook Pinstripes, a capacity crowd was treated to the wit and wisdom of U.S. Representative Alan Grayson.   The event was sponsored by The Coalition to Restore Democracy, a nonpartisan association of 25 member groups, each dedicated to improving government.  The driving force behind keep reading…

Why Our Restrictive Immigration Policy is Just Plain Wrong

by Barbara Altman My strong opposition to the American policy that radically limits immigration has always been based on a combination of historical fact and my view of right and wrong.  After all, unless we’re full-blooded members of an indigenous tribe, every one of us can trace our ancestry to a land outside the borders keep reading…