July Newsletter: Mark Kirk Meets a Live Mic, and More …

Tenth Dems July Newsletter Please follow the link to view our July newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/201507NL.pdf   In this issue of Tenth News: Tenth Dems Officially Opens Grayslake Office; Treasurer Mike Frerichs Keynotes What Kind of Man Thinks That Way? Senator Lindsey Graham – A Lightning Rod for GOP Hypocrisy The Wages of keep reading…

July Newsletter: Mark Kirk Meets a Live Mic, and More …

Tenth Dems July Newsletter Please follow the link to view our July newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/201507NL.pdf   In this issue of Tenth News: Tenth Dems Officially Opens Grayslake Office; Treasurer Mike Frerichs Keynotes What Kind of Man Thinks That Way? Senator Lindsey Graham – A Lightning Rod for GOP Hypocrisy The Wages of keep reading…

Reports on Upcoming and Recent Events, Political Analysis, and More …

  Tenth Dems June Newsletter Please follow the link to view our June newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/201506NL.pdf   In this issue of Tenth News: Sen. Julie Morrison Sponsors Sensible Gun Legislation Tenth Dems Prize for Prose Leads to Recognition by Labor Group Congress Watch: Kirk and Dold: What They Say Is Not Always keep reading…

Sen. Julie Morrison Sponsors Sensible Gun Legislation

By Eleonora di Liscia Illinois State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) is working to bring sanity back into Illinois gun laws. Sen. Morrison is sponsoring a bill that would enable municipalities to once again regulate assault weapons. In 2013, Illinois became the last state to enact a concealed carry law after the Seventh Circuit Court of keep reading…

CONGRESS WATCH: DOLD AND KIRK: WHAT THEY SAY IS NOT ALWAYS WHAT THEY DO

By Laurence D. Schiller Congressman Bob Dold and his mentor, Senator Mark Kirk, are fond of portraying themselves as moderate independents—as they must, if they want to win election in Blue Illinois. This is why it is so important to separate what these Republican legislators actually do from the press releases emanating from their offices. keep reading…

Note to Self: Be Sure to Attend the Power Lunch Again Next Year!

By Rosemary Heilemann On Monday, May 18, the International Ballroom at the Chicago Hilton was packed from corner to corner at Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s 14th Annual Ultimate Women’s Power Lunch.  Even more than the numbers, the enthusiasm and energy of more than 2,000 strong women and the men who admire them, including dozens of Tenth keep reading…

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Sharon Sanders Named Dean of TDU

We are pleased to announce that Sharon Sanders of Northbrook has been named Dean of Tenth Dems University (TDU). This program’s free courses and events offer a chance to become a more-informed voter as well as a more active and effective political volunteer. They also teach skills that political candidates can use.  Sharon Sanders has keep reading…

Community Partners for Affordable Housing Celebrates Community

By Amy Rosenfeld Kaufman Supporters came out in full force to “Celebrate Community” with Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH) at a sold out event on April 23. The overwhelming support for CPAH and affordable housing was evident as CPAH resident Laurence Marks, a single father of four, told his compelling story of a family tragedy that turned his stable keep reading…

Community Connection Corner: Dems, Mini-Dems, and ArtWauk

By Karen Singer Saturday evening, May 16, was a beautiful night for ArtWauk in downtown Waukegan, and Tenth Dems was in enthusiastic attendance at the Community Connection office. Tenth Dems Co-chair Bonnie Berger-Neel headed up the roster of participants, along with volunteers Carolyn Rivers, Joe Dubaniewicz, Deb Seed, and Karen Singer, as well as Tenth keep reading…