Democrats Offer Pushback Against Hobby Lobby Ruling

  Congressman Brad Schneider has introduced a bill to combat the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, saying, “A woman’s health care decisions should be made between her and her doctor, not dictated by the personal beliefs of her employer.” His Republican opponent Robert Dold wouldn’t comment. Read more…  

Democrats Offer Pushback Against Hobby Lobby Ruling

  Congressman Brad Schneider has introduced a bill to combat the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, saying, “A woman’s health care decisions should be made between her and her doctor, not dictated by the personal beliefs of her employer.” His Republican opponent Robert Dold wouldn’t comment. Read more…  

Mike Papantonio Speaks at Coalition to Restore Democracy

Tenth Dems was honored to cosponsor the Coalition to Restore Democracy’s June 28th event with progressive radio host and attorney Mike Papantonio. In case you missed it, you can watch the event below. And don’t forget to tune in to Mike’s show, Ring of Fire, M-Sa from 2-5 PM Central. You can listen live via keep reading…

Dold Sinks To New Low

Ex-Congressman Robert Dold and his supporters are entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own facts. The reality is that Dold was nowhere near the leader on Israel that Congressman Brad Schneider has proven to be. It is time for Dold and his supporters to treat the pro-Israel community with respect and stop keep reading…

This November, Vote to Protect Voters

  by Eleonora di Liscia Once upon a time, I lived in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison was a beautiful place, a sunny place, a shining city on the hill in a proudly progressive state. Then something horrible happened. Governor Scott Walker was elected. Let the voter suppression begin! Governor Walker immediately passed legislation burdening Wisconsin citizens’ keep reading…

THE BRAD BEAT: A Fair Wage for a Hard Day’s Work

  By Eleonora di Liscia Many years ago, when I was a teenager, I worked at McDonald’s. Even though McDonald’s paid $2.00 per hour when the 1976 minimum wage was $2.20, they expected unstinting devotion and an unstinting amount of work. The company had slogans like “If you’ve got time to lean, you’ve got time keep reading…

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Warren Township Democrats Town Hall with Dennis Anderson , Candidate for Congress IL-14

On Thursday, July 24, Warren Township Democrats will hold a public Town Hall meeting with Dennis Anderson, the Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. Lt. Governor Sheila Simon will introduce Dennis. Among topics the candidate hopes to discuss with attendees are the economy, the environment and equality of opportunity. He looks forward to hearing keep reading…

Adult Mentors Needed for College Application Boot Camp

When: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – Friday, August 8, 2014 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: College of Lake County, 33 N. Genesee St., Waukegan What: Chuck Gutman, featured in the July issue of the Tenth News “On Citizenship” column, has organized his annual College Application Boot Camp. He is seeking volunteer adult mentors keep reading…

Artistic? Creative? Love to talk to voters? Democrats value your skills!

Dear Friend, There are more Democratic elected officials and candidates in Lake County than ever before and we want to showcase them at our booth at the Lake County Fair. The Fair will start Wednesday, July 23, and run through Sunday, July 27. (That’s next week.) And we need a hand. If you have ever keep reading…