5th Congressional District candidates look at jobs and apathy

Nancy Wade and the 5th Congressional race profiled on Medill:

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.

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Against the odds, Illinois Green Party plays a long game

Nancy Wade featured on Medill:

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.

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Vote Green or Red, But Not Blue

Vote Green or Red, But Not Blue

 Patrick Boylan wrote an editorial that featured Nancy Wade's campaign on 10/17 in the Welles Park Bulldog:

"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."

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Greens Nancy Wade turning up heat on Rep Quigley

From Examiner.com:

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.

‘Our country is in crisis and to solve our problems we must get our priorities straight,’ Wade says on her campaign website, ‘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.’

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Nancy Wade on TMI with Aldous Tyler

Nancy Wade joined Aldous Tyler on TMI on Saturday 9/15.
"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."
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Nancy Wade in the Wells Park BULLDOG:


Wade Frustrated With Lack of Political Courage; Proposes Progressive Campaign

Patrick Boylan profiled Nancy Wade on 9/4 in the Wells Park Bulldog:

"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."

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Nancy Wade profiled on Examiner.com

Independents pose threat in 4 IL Congressional races

Nancy Wade was profiled on 9/5 on Examiner.com:

"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.’"

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Nancy Wade on Awakened America Radio

Corrosive Dishonesty

Nancy Wade appeared on WCPT Progressive Talk Radio's Awakened America program with host Marshall Stern on Saturday 7/14.

From Awakened America: "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."

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