Opinion

Today, as before, immigrants need us — and we need them

    Immigration then, immigration now, immigration forever.    Regardless of where you stand on the topic, America is a nation of immigrants. People have flocked to our country long before it was a country united. They continue to come even as we are a country divided.    America is the land of opportunity but criticized by many…

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Fair redistricting — not term limits — best for Illinois

    In last month’s election, Illinois voters got to choose a long list of representatives: governor, U.S. senator, congressmen, state representatives and senators and more. But just a mere handful of us got to vote (or not vote) for arguably the most powerful pol in the state — House Speaker Mike Madigan.    Madigan is the…

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