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  • Cheeky Mama: Confessions of the electronically dumb

    Have you ever said something that you shouldn’t have? Something that made you feel icky and want to purge? I have.  
    July 26, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Another view: Politicians perfectly happy with status quo

    A judge’s ruling last Wednesday placed another hurdle in the way of Illinois voters electing their representatives, instead of politicians picking the ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Barone: Is America ready for a disruptive president?

    Disruptive. That’s a good word to describe Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy, and to describe the sometimes-ramshackle Republican National Convent ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Letter: I heard a lot of entitlement at RNC

    I watched much of the Republican National Convention and all of Donald Trump’s acceptance speech. I saw a privileged set of people who were angry at h ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Our view: High school PARCC exam won’t be missed

    Students being giddy about not having to take a test?We fully understand the feeling.Educators being ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Tucker: Republicans, Democrats reside in different galaxies

    It’s often noted that liberals and conservatives tend to see the world differently. But if the Republican National Convention is any indication, liber ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Scarborough: Mistake-filled convention won't doom Trump

    For decades, political conventions have been derided as miserably predictable events that always devolve into monotonous made-for-TV affairs. Once you ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Another view: Watching democracy slip away

    This is the way democracy dies – not in the streets of Turkey, not because of a coup, but in its aftermath and in the halls of power.
    July 24, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Keillor: Praise the Lord, I've seen the dark

    A week ago I felt good about America, but no more. Coyotes are running freely in the streets of our ...
    July 23, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Stossel: Ignoring politicians usually a good thing

    My Fox colleagues were in Cleveland this week, diligently interviewing Republicans. Next week, they’ll interview Democrats. I’m glad they do it – beca ...
    July 23, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Letter: Can't be careless with concealed carry

    To the Editor:Another police shooting and another dead citizen. Ever since Ferguson, Missouri, we ha ...
    July 23, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Letter: Facebook should not be required to comment

    To the Editor:The new requirement that one must have a Facebook account to comment on the Daily Chro ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Our view: Illinois Constitution should serve the people

    Illinois' system of government is rigged against the very people who work day in and day out to pay for it.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Schultz: RNC'S message – be very afraid

    My first up-close glimpse into the enduring power of political fearmongering came through a two-way mirror in 2006.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Letter: Urge trustees not to sell alcohol at events

    To the Editor:Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill to allow the boards of trustees of public universities ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:27 am
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