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August 4, 2017
By Joanna Williams “When you lose elections as we did in 2014 and 2016, you don’t flinch, you don’t blink, you look in the mirror and ask, what did we do wrong? The number one thing we did wrong was not present a strong bold economic agenda to working Americans.  President Trump campaigned on a...
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Anne Sommerkamp will officially announce her campaign for Illinois State Representative on Monday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. and invites all local Democrats to attend. The announcement will take place on the beautiful grounds of the Peabody Estate in Mayslake Forest Preserve. Enter the preserve south off of 31st St., a little west of Rt....
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By Chris Hotchkin The best way any Democrat can help elect Democrats and defeat Republicans like Bruce Rauner and Peter Roskam is to become a Democratic Precinct Committeeman.  Precinct Committeeman are the direct link between candidates and the Democratic Party and the voters. PC’s register voters, deliver information to voters about candidates, and encourage voters...
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By Chris Hotchkin Pope Francis believes “There is no good society without a good union.” In remarks to a group of Italian unions the Pope instructed that all people need meaningful work and also need periods of rest. He said that unions have the important task of giving “voice to those who have none, denounce...
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By Carla Feinkind On Friday July 28 Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare (the ACA) went down AGAIN.  That’s seven defeats in the 6 months since the GOP took the White House and both Houses of Congress. The GOP screamed for 7 years that they’d repeal and replace Obamacare –    and every single...
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WEDNESDAY, August 9, 2017 7:30 p.m.-9:00p.m. District 99 Administration Building, 6301 Springside in Downers Grove Program: 6thCongressional District Candidates (7:30pm): Amanda Howland Trevor Orsinger Carole Cheney Business Agenda (8:30 pm): Introductions -5min Minutes and Treasurer’s Report – 2min Report from DuPage County Democratic Party Executive Committee 2min Chair Report-5min Committee Reports and Allied Organizations           ...
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By Kim Savage Message from the Chair The chaotic political environment continues to bombard us daily, sometimes, hourly with previously unfathomable events. Over the past few weeks, a string of personnel changes in Washington and Springfield left us scratching our heads as government looked more like reality tv. Before we can process the implications of...
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By Maryann Vazquez What is voter suppression? Simply put, it is an attempt to affect the outcome of elections through any of a number of methods that make it difficult for certain segments of the population to vote. Some conservatives do not believe everyone has the right to vote if a voter is not informed...
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By Maryann Vazquez Donald Trump issued a ban on transgender military on July 26th via Twitter! In just three short tweets the campaign promise of protecting the LBGTQ community was reneged. Does that man not understand the impact of this words!!!. Fortunately,The Pentagon has yet to receive an actual presidential order from the White House...
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