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Editorial

February 27, 2018
Editorial

Farmers now can join the long list of Americans President Donald Trump and his policies have attacked.

Issues:Agriculture
September 22, 2020
Editorial

The United States is the global leader in artificial intelligence. We have an innovative private sector, world class universities and remain the top destination for international AI talent. However, American leadership is no longer guaranteed.

Issues:Jobs and the Economy
February 12, 2018
Editorial

For more than a year, Americans, Congress and the world have discussed Russia's attempts to influence our elections. However, some of their most dangerous and well-documented attacks against state-level voting systems have been a mere footnote.

That needs to change, and change fast. Let's start with the facts and when we learned them.

Issues:National Security
November 5, 2019
Editorial

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives authorized public hearings in our ongoing impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump. I voted for this measure alongside 231 of my colleagues.

September 11, 2017
Editorial

The recent article titled "Gunrunner bought guns in Arkansas to sell to Chicago gangs" shows, yet again, that guns from outside Illinois are spilling blood in our streets.

This time, the trafficker was Klint Kelley buying guns in Arkansas. In March, it was Willies Biles buying guns in Indiana, and the list goes on and on.

Issues:Gun Violence
May 23, 2017
Editorial

Nearly every day, I pick up this paper and read about gridlock and partisanship gripping Congress. The 24-hour TV news cycle reminds us of it by the second and magazines aren't much better.

Issues:Jobs and the Economy
March 1, 2017
Editorial
It’s time to fight because our health is on the line. For years, Congressional Republicans have been chomping at the bit to repeal the Affordable Care Act and strip 30 million Americans of the everyday security of health insurance.
Issues:Health Care
December 18, 2019
Editorial

Illinois and the Midwest have long been the breadbasket of the world. Soybeans, corn, wheat, pork and other products are proudly grown here and feed people all over the world. Likewise, we still make American steel products, cabinets, pharmaceuticals and beverage cans right here in Kankakee.

Issues:Jobs and the Economy