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…

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…

Paul Ryan praises “strong conservative” Bob Dold

Take it from Paul Ryan: Bob Dold is a “strong conservative.” Rep. Paul Ryan added Rep. Bob Dold of Kenilworth to a list of his favorite GOP candidates running in 2016. Dold, who voted for the controversial Ryan budget, has a track record of voting with Republican leaders on key issues. Who are Ryan’s other keep reading…

Rep. Alan Grayson speech to Coalition to Restore Democracy audience

On April 8, 2015, Congressman Alan Grayson spoke at an event in Northbrook sponsored by the Coalition to Restore Democracy. The videotape of that speech is presented here: Click here to see videotape.

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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…

Two Iconic Illinois Democrats …

by Mark Rosenberg, M.D. On Monday evening, April 13, Tenth Dems University presented a program at the Highland Park Public Library featuring former Illinois Senator Adlai Stevenson III.  Speaking before a full auditorium, Senator Stevenson recalled his years in the United States Senate as a much less partisan time in which legislators could work together 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…