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Illinois Is Going Green
Margarite Wypychowski

BY Margarite Wypychowski

October 14, 2019

Public Affairs

Cannabis is coming. In June, Illinois became the eleventh state to legalize recreational cannabis, starting January 1. And although our state can’t claim to be the first, it does take the lead when it comes to pairing legalization with social justice. Not only does the law allow for the removal of marijuana offenses from criminal […]

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Margarite Wypychowski

BY Margarite Wypychowski

October 14, 2019

Public Affairs

White House
Own the Full Truth — Before It Owns You

BY Michael Golden

October 2, 2019

Public Affairs

There is a decades-old expression in politics: “The cover-up is always worse than the crime.” This non-partisan principle is not meant in the literal sense. In fact, the crime is very often far worse than the cover-up. What it really means is that if someone has something that is going to get them into political […]

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BY Michael Golden

October 2, 2019

Public Affairs

polling
Election Polls: A Look Behind the Numbers
terri cornelius

BY Terri Cornelius

August 29, 2019

Public Affairs

As the 2020 presidential campaign ramps up, we’re getting hit almost daily with new candidate polls, often with wildly different results. Case in point, the most recent CNN poll shows Democratic candidate Kamala Harris plunged from second place with 17% support in June, to 5% support and tied for fourth place. Her strong debate performance […]

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terri cornelius

BY Terri Cornelius

August 29, 2019

Public Affairs

Souvenirs from This Summer’s Political Carnival

BY Tanner Edwards

July 25, 2019

Public Affairs

At least twenty-five Democrats – for now! – have taken the plunge and launched campaigns for the presidency in 2020. This crowded primary is approaching a turning point, though. With increasingly difficult requirements to qualify for debates, painful fundraising realities and other laws of political gravity looming, the field should soon begin to shrink. That […]

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BY Tanner Edwards

July 25, 2019

Public Affairs

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Real News
bill utter

BY Bill Utter

July 15, 2019

Public Affairs

You’d be hard pressed to find two places more different than Youngstown, Ohio and Miami, Florida. One is a struggling industrial city, the other a tropical melting pot of cultures. But in recent days both cities were united in an unlikely way by providing visible evidence on the state of journalism in America, both good […]

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bill utter

BY Bill Utter

July 15, 2019

Public Affairs

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