Meet the Candidate: Zahra Suratwala for DuPage County Board – District 1

DuPage County Board candidate

I’m Zahra Suratwala, a Democrat running for the DuPage County Board in District 1. I am a native-born Illinoisan, raised in Mount Prospect, and a resident of Elmhurst with my husband and two children for the past 11 years. I obtained my Masters of Arts degree in English Literature from…

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JB Pritzker Statement on Supreme Court Upholding Trump’s De Facto Muslim Ban

After the Supreme Court upheld Donald Trump’s travel ban yesterday, JB Pritzker, Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois, released the following statement: “The Supreme Court upholding Donald Trump’s de facto Muslim ban is an appalling decision that runs counter to the core values our country was founded on,”said JB Pritzker. “It’s shameful that this bigoted president…

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One month Until Election Day. Republicans continue to fail Americans.

ABBREVIATED PUNDIT ROUNDUP    By Georgia Logothetis    We begin today’s roundup with Catherine Rampell at The Washington Post and this very important point: [T]he problem isn’t “Washington.” It isn’t “Congress,” either. The problem is elected officials from a single political party: the GOP.  Republicans in the White House and Congress are the ones…

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Congressman Foster’s Forum on Trump Executive Order 2/13/17

Report on Congressman Bill Foster’s Forum on Executive Orders 2/13/2016 Islamic Center of Naperville Reporting By Dave Reynolds of our DPDC communications Team “One Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” A sunny Monday morning brought more than 200 people together at the Islamic Center of Naperville.…

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Beyond Mr Rogers to Reality

FROM NPR. It’s a simple sign. One message — “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.” Three languages: Spanish, English and Arabic. They’ve popped up in Pennsylvania, Detroit, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Canada – thanks to local printers, and without any national campaign. You can trace…

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Wayne Township Democrats Share their Human Rights Day message with Us

A Hello from the Wayne Township Democrats, Today is Human Rights Day. Here are just a few organizations that can help you support Human Rights today and every day: Amnesty International http://www.amnesty.org Global Rights http://www.globalrights.org Human Rights Watch https://www.hrw.org/ Human Rights Campaign http://www.hrc.org/

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Evan McMullins Guide to Pushing Back on Trump in 10 steps

When asked what the average American can do, Evan McMullin has this to say: If Trump governs as an authoritarian like he has promised, it will be critical that Americans do the following 10 things: 1. Read and learn the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.…

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