Until that happens, we support Sen. Jeff Flake’s threat to block Senate confirmation of all President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations.
Sun-Times Editorial Board
No matter how much voters complain about the lucrative revolving door between government and business, the door, unfortunately, keeps swinging.
For the first time in decades, the Cook County Jail inmate population has dipped below 5,900. We hope that’s a trend that can take root nationally.
The silliest lament we’ve heard this week is that the failure of Chicago to win HQ2 was a repeat of the failure to win Foxconn. That’s just not right.
A government needs to be accountable to its people, not focused on silencing voices it doesn’t like, as is the case with CNN’s Jim Acosta.
Chicago isn’t the only school district with a teacher shortage, and it’s not just in special education. CPS must work hard to fill the gap.
Teenagers who use non-cigarette tobacco products are more likely to end up smoking regular cigarettes within a year. It’s high time that ends.
We should envision a smoothly operating system that expands to meet growing demand, such as extending the CTA’s Red Line to 130th Street.
Several Republican legislators joined Democrats in passing this bill with good reason. They must vote to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto.
Three chemical plants have been emitting ethylene oxide, a gas linked to lymphoma. Government took its time notifying the public, which is wrong.
Reform of the Chicago Police Department must go on, no matter how much Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FOP would like it to end.
From the news alerts to the tweets to the flag at half-staff, the drill prompted by the Thousand Oaks shooting has become all too painfully familiar.
How the hell did a Holocaust-denying white supremacist get a quarter of the vote in a race for Congress? Three takeaways from this debacle.
The great union-bashing “right to work” crusade has been derailed in Illinois, at least for now. And in Wisconsin, Scott Walker will be out of a job.
Now is the time for you — and nobody else — to roll out the specifics of what a progressive income tax for Illinois should look like.