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Reporter
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:00 am
When the wheels come off in Washington, and Illinois enters another cycle of bad government, I turn to the Adlai Stevensons for hope about politics. The Adlai I have had the privilege to cover is numb
Editor's Note
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:00 am
This is the moment for Daniel Biss, the unmonied egghead from Evanston who now has a good shot at the Democratic nomination for governor (see “A rise in polls could mean a rise in problems for Biss,
Editor's Note
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:00 am
 Trump was pretty good – for Trump – in his State of the Union speech, but did you see the Democratic response from Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III? Could we bring that Kennedy to Illinois
Letters to the Editor
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:00 am
YOU, WHOEVER YOU AREIn January, the world’s media reported that the president had made horrible comments about the nations of Africa and elsewhere, including Haiti.As I absorbed all this, my thought
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:00 am
This week Sen. Chuck Schumer said he is withdrawing his offer to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall as part of the upcoming deal on immigration and funding the government. But White House pre
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:00 am
 Even people who don’t like Donald Trump are breathing a sigh of relief that, although he’s not in very good shape, his doctor said he’s in “excellent health.” If the pres can get by wi
Reporter
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:00 am
 I have made it a practice to travel to countries where toileting facilities are different from ours. I can understand an obsession with scatology from somebody with a diet of cheeseburgers. He t
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:00 am
 This week we welcome our new journalism intern, Megan Swett, a student in University of Illinois Springfield’s Public Affairs Reporting master’s degree program. Megan, from O’Fallon, recei
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 12:00 am
 Mayor Jim Langfelder’s end-of-year selection of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan for a park on the YWCA block, renamed the North Mansion block, fell on Springfield’s holiday season like a lump of

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