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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

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October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago district disappointed in ex-congressman

CHICAGO | Residents in this swath of sprawling Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs have brimmed with loyalty to Jesse Jackson Jr. over the past 17 years, giving him an enthusiastic majority each election — even after questionable links to ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, reports of an extramarital aff…

February 21, 2013 10:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: State's issues go deeper than punch

The punch isn't the problem.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Indiana redistricting repeats power grab

The inevitable has happened. The majority party has drawn nonsensical lines on the state map of Indiana to draw 100 Indiana House, 50 Indiana Senate and nine congressional districts.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: ID checks offer small price, big payoff

The new state law requiring an ID check for every retail alcohol customer has irritated a lot of older Hoosiers, and that's too bad.

April 09, 2011 4:15 pm

GUEST EDITORIALS: No one has handle on legislative mess

If they were Laurel and Hardy, the Republicans and Democrats could look at each other and say, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten us into."

March 26, 2011 12:00 am

GOP focuses on 3 key Ill. congressional seats

NEW LENOX | As a small business owner, Greg Hopkins is frustrated by the nation's sour economy and torn on how to vote in November.

September 27, 2010 12:00 am

GOP out to take U.S. House

WASHINGTON | No fewer than 65 House seats across the country — an overwhelming majority held by Democrats — are at risk of changing political hands this fall, enough to bolster Republican hopes of regaining power and stoke fears in President Barack Obama's party of losing it.

August 01, 2010 6:15 pm
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