King v. Burwell: The Latest Legal Assault on the Affordable Care Act

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. Not content with serial votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare)—we count 67 votes to date—Republicans also have launched court cases intended to invalidate all or part of this landmark legislation.  King v. Burwell, the latest of these legal assaults on Obamacare, is scheduled for oral argument in keep reading…

King v. Burwell: The Latest Legal Assault on the Affordable Care Act

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. Not content with serial votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare)—we count 67 votes to date—Republicans also have launched court cases intended to invalidate all or part of this landmark legislation.  King v. Burwell, the latest of these legal assaults on Obamacare, is scheduled for oral argument in keep reading…

Marriage, Jobs, Obamacare, and more …

Tenth Dems March Newsletter Please follow the link to view our March newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/201503NL.pdf   In this issue of Tenth News: If Marriage Equality Can Happen In Alabama, the Writing Is Clearly On the Wall A Morning at the Job Interview Workshop Tenth Dems Enjoys Political Satire by the Capitol Steps keep reading…

Fifth Annual Poetry and Prose Writing Competition

The Tenth Dems Community Connection 5th Annual Poetry and Prose writing competition invites high school students in Waukegan, North Chicago and Zion Township to submit original, unpublished entries on the theme of “Hope.” Awards will be presented to the winning entries at the Poetry/Prose Contest on TUESDAY, April 14, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, at keep reading…

Mark Kirk Meltdown: From “Coffins” To Clean Bill?

After Mark Kirk took heat for his inflammatory remarks that Republicans “should build a number of coffins outside each Democratic office”if there was a terror attack during a potential DHS shutdown and that “all the dead Americans from [an attack] should be laid at the feet of the Democratic caucus,” it seems he has changed keep reading…

The Affordable Care Act Faces Challenges in 2015

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. While most of us have resolved in the New Year to lose weight, exercise more, and promote peace on earth, the Republican majority in the 114th Congress has resolved to try to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”) for the 50th time. Not terribly surprising or even very original. keep reading…

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King v. Burwell: The Latest Legal Assault on the Affordable Care Act

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. Not content with serial votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare)—we count 67 votes to date—Republicans also have launched court cases intended to invalidate all or part of this landmark legislation.  King v. Burwell, the latest of these legal assaults on Obamacare, is scheduled for oral argument in keep reading…

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Five Years After Enactment

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. Five years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, despite the many assaults against the law known as Obamacare, there is much to celebrate.  Currently, approximately 12 million Americans have health insurance as a result of the availability of federal subsidies for insurance purchased on the state and federal exchanges, keep reading…

Tenth Dems Enjoys Political Satire by the Capitol Steps

By Mark Levy Some fifty to seventy Tenth Dems joined a sell-out crowd to enjoy a Sunday afternoon presentation by The Capitol Steps at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts on January 25. The Capitol Steps, well known for more than 30 years for delivering performances of incisive political satire, search out all keep reading…