Media - Wade In Congress http://www.wadeincongress.org/media 5th Congressional District candidates look at jobs and apathy <p>Nancy Wade and the 5th Congressional race profiled on Medill:</p> <blockquote> <p>Nancy Lynn Wade, 57, the Green Party candidate running for Congress, said the solution to joblessness is to increase revenue through reduction in the military budget, a transaction tax on Wall Street, and a tax on the very wealthy and corporations. “This would create jobs nationwide and would affect my district as well,” Wade said.</p> </blockquote> <p>Read the fully story <a href="http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=208978&amp;terms=green%20party" title="jobs and apathy" target="_blank">here</a> or continue below.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:54:00 -0600 Walter Pituc http://www.wadeincongress.org/5th_congressional_district_candidates_look_at_jobs_and_apathy Against the odds, Illinois Green Party plays a long game <p>Nancy Wade featured on Medill<em>:</em></p> <blockquote> <p>Nancy Wade, one of two Illinois Greens running for Congress this year, still believes the party’s support is greater than recent elections have shown. Wade is running against U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Chicago), who easily beat his last Green Party challenger. But Wade says the 9,000 signatures she collected to secure ballot access proves her party's popularity.</p> </blockquote> <p>Read the fully story <a href="http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=209665" title="Against the odds" target="_blank">here</a> or continue below.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:48:00 -0600 Walter Pituc http://www.wadeincongress.org/against Vote Green or Red, But Not Blue <h2><strong><em>Vote Green or Red, But Not Blue</em><br /></strong></h2> <p> Patrick Boylan wrote an editorial that featured Nancy Wade's campaign on 10/17 in the <a href="http://www.wellesparkbulldog.com/columns/ampersand/part-1-vote-green-or-red-but-not-blue" target="_blank">Welles Park Bulldog</a><em>:</em></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">"Do you want to make a difference this election? Vote for Nancy Wade. Wade is as progressive as anyone in this race, intelligent and will represent the district well. And electing Wade will send a message to the people who think your vote doesn’t matter. They think they own that seat, not you."</p> <p><a href="http://www.wellesparkbulldog.com/columns/ampersand/part-1-vote-green-or-red-but-not-blue" target="_blank">Read more here...</a> or continue reading below.</p> <p> </p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:26:00 -0500 Walter Pituc http://www.wadeincongress.org/vote_green_or_red_but_not Greens Nancy Wade turning up heat on Rep Quigley <p>From <em>Examiner.com:</em></p> <blockquote> <p>Green Party nominee and Quigley opponent, Nancy Wade, isn’t the type to go all the way to Washington DC just to sit around and be a quiet rubber-stamp for gridlock-producing party leaders.</p> <p>‘Our country is in crisis and to solve our problems we must get our priorities straight,’ Wade says on her campaign <a href="/index.html" rel="nofollow">website</a>, ‘There are no shortages of viable, progressive solutions to the economic and environmental challenges facing us. What is lacking is political fortitude. We need champions for the solutions we know exist, champions who are not beholden to corporate donors.’</p> </blockquote> <p>Read the fully story <a href="http://www.examiner.com/article/greens-nancy-wade-turning-up-heat-on-rep-quigley" title="Turning up the Heat" target="_blank">here</a> or continue below.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:20:00 -0500 Walter Pituc http://www.wadeincongress.org/_greens_nancy_wade_turning_up_heat_on_rep_quigley Nancy Wade on TMI with Aldous Tyler <div><strong>Nancy Wade joined <a href="http://tmiwithaldous.podbean.com/">Aldous Tyler</a> on TMI on Saturday 9/15.</strong></div> <div style="padding-left: 30px;">"Nancy Wade, the Green Party candidate for Illinois' 5th Congressional District, who has been out in support of the CTU strike all week, and is a truly progressive champion."</div> <div></div> <div><strong>Listen to Nancy here:</strong></div> <div> <p><a href="http://media18.podbean.com/pb/67909d4fbb58da475a2d8c343781a60f/505606b1/blogs18/277546/uploads/2012-09-15-tmi-nancy-wade.mp3">Play Interview</a></p> </div> Sun, 16 Sep 2012 11:59:00 -0500 Walter Pituc http://www.wadeincongress.org/nancy_wade_on_tmi_with_aldous_tyler Nancy Wade in the Wells Park BULLDOG: <h2> <strong><br /></strong><strong></strong><strong><em>Wade Frustrated With Lack of Political Courage; Proposes Progressive Campaign</em><br /></strong> </h2> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Patrick Boylan profiled Nancy Wade on 9/4 in the <a href="http://www.wellesparkbulldog.com/news/wade-frustrated-with-lack-of-courage-proposes-progressive-campaign" target="_blank">Wells Park Bulldog</a><em>:</em></p> <p style="padding-left: 60px;">"The Illinois Fifth Congressional District is blessed with a thoughtful Green Party candidate in this cycle. Nancy Wade, who sat down early in August to talk to The Bulldog, is a long-term activist, Wade has been active in Moveon.Org. Her decision to join the race was due to a simple issue with Congressman Mike Quigley: he refused to accept a citizen protest, demanding it stop before listening to the protesters demands."</p> <p><a href="http://www.wellesparkbulldog.com/news/wade-frustrated-with-lack-of-courage-proposes-progressive-campaign" target="_blank">Read more here...</a> or continue reading below.</p> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 14:28:00 -0500 Jeremy Karpen http://www.wadeincongress.org/nancy_in_the_welles_park_bulldog Nancy Wade profiled on Examiner.com <h2><em>Independents pose threat in 4 IL Congressional races</em></h2> <p>Nancy Wade was profiled on 9/5 on <a href="http://www.examiner.com/article/independents-pose-threat-4-il-congressional-races" target="_blank"><em>Examiner.com</em>: </a></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">"Green Party candidate Nancy Wade is a battle-hardened social and political activist who brings her experience and passion to this Chicago north side race. From the feminist movement of the 70’s, to MoveOn.org and Occupy Wall Street, Wade always seems to be in the middle of the action. According to the candidate’s website, ‘Wade seeks to give the voters of the 5th District a progressive champion to fight for real solutions to the challenges we face.’"</p> <p><a href="http://www.examiner.com/article/independents-pose-threat-4-il-congressional-races" target="_blank">Read more here...</a> or continue below.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:41:00 -0500 Jeremy Karpen http://www.wadeincongress.org/nancy_wade_profiled_on_examiner_com Nancy Wade on Awakened America Radio <h2><em><strong>Corrosive Dishonesty</strong></em></h2> <p>Nancy Wade appeared on WCPT Progressive Talk Radio's <a href="http://awakenedamerica.com/Awakened_America/Awaken.html">Awakened America</a> program with host Marshall Stern on Saturday 7/14.</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;"><em>From Awakened America:</em> "On todays show I talk about the recent revelations about Romney and Bain and the way in which dishonesty in our institutions corrodes our faith in Truth in general and how to fight that. My guest is Nancy Wade, Green Party candidate for Congress from the fifth district."</p> <p>Listen to Nancy here:</p> <p><a href="http://awakenedamerica.com/Awakened_America/Media/AA07142012.mp3">Play Interview</a></p> Mon, 03 Sep 2012 14:48:00 -0500 Jeremy Karpen http://www.wadeincongress.org/nancy_wade_on_awakened_america_radio