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February 4, 2016
By Congressman Bill Foster, IL 11th Congressional District In the State of the State address, Governor Rauner once again presented a false choice between raising taxes and weakening unions to solve Illinois’ fiscal crisis. Yet the Governor fails to recognize a critical component of Illinois’ struggle: the Payer State problem. Every year, tens of billions...
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By Kim Savage Watch out! The elephants are on the loose! Instead of running a strategically planned campaign, they look like someone took away their peanuts. They are running around wildly and trumpeting a cacophony of messages that are intended to promote fear and confusion among voters. The bad news is that sometimes that works,...
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Downers Grove Township Democrats Precinct Committeeman “Getting Ready for the Primary” Checklist Things to do in your precinct before the March 15 primary. ü  The Election Commission should send you an updated list of voters after registration closes on Feb. 16. You may also request a list from the Election Commission at www.dupageco.org/elections/candidates_and_campaigns.  This list...
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Got a teenager in the house?  Who will be 18 by Nov 8, 2016?.  Or know a teenager who will be 18 by Nov 8?  They are eligible to vote in both the primary and general elections IF THEY ARE REGISTERED!!!!!!!!     Let’s make sure everyone who is eligible is registered and votes! 2016 Election Calendar...
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By Carla Feinkind The Republican debates, with or without the Donald, have been slugfests and hate orgies. Sure, we’ve had a few good laughs as the Donald attacked his fellow candidates and they pouted. But, let’s remember that every GOP candidate has ranted about baby body parts, and Mexicans that come here with drugs to...
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By Chris Hotchkin“Are you ready for some politics?”  Are you ready to get in the game to elect Democrats in 2016?  What position will you play? The most important position we will all play in the 2016 elections is VOTER. This includes voting in the Democratic primary on March 15. It is critically important that...
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www.dgdemocrats.org dgdemocrats@gmail.com Illinois Governor Rauner: 217 782-0244 Senate President: 217 782-2728 House Speaker: 217 782- 5350 Washington White House: 202 456-1111 Switchboard to reach both houses of Congress: 202 224-3121 How to send letters to the editor: Generally letters are limited to 250 words. Make sure your subject line says “letter to the editor” when...
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MEETING NOTICEWEDNESDAY, February 10, 2016 7:30 p.m. Community High School District 99 Administration Building, 6301 Springside, Downers 2016 Brainstorm-a-palooza part II– 7:30 We will work on prioritizing the items that we generated in January. Candidate Updates – 8:50 Business Agenda – 9:00IntroductionsMinutes and Treasurer’s ReportReport from DuPage County Democratic Party Executive CommitteeChair ReportCommittee Reports and...
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