Content note: This story contains descriptions of deaths in prisons, including suicide. On July 16, 2010, at 11 PM, Jeremy started sweating. He walked to the health-care unit inside the Lawrence Correctional Center, a medium-security men’s prison in southeast Illinois, where he was serving a 14-year sentence. The facility sits about 90 minutes from Terre […]
With each passing day, I get more anxious about the Democratic strategy of promoting MAGA candidates like Darren Bailey in Republican primaries. Oh, I understand the logic—it’s an attempt to make sure they’re facing an opponent the polls show is easier to beat. In this case, internal Democratic polls apparently showed Bailey, an extremist, was […]
Planted in the woods like an extraterrestrial monolith, both completely alien and perfectly at home in its environment, lies Image Continuous, a mirrored, eight-foot-tall cube with a sky-reflective circle in the middle. On view at the Edith Farnsworth House in Plano and part of David Wallace Haskins’s “Landscape + Light” exhibition, Image Continuous was conceived […]
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And some for progressives, too.
Though House Bill 4469 to turn Cook County Jail into an official polling location remains at a standstill, representatives who worked on the bill remain positive and motivated.
The one-act is heavy-handed but accurate.
“Mike Pence, along with President Trump, are doing it for every American right now,” our governor says.
Notaries have been having a nightmare of a time getting the state bureaucracy to OK their applications.
Those worried about what might happen to the Dems without the boss on top can look to California for inspiration.