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Michael Hawthorne
Son of the central Illinois prairie. Pulitzer finalist. Asks questions, digs data, writes about environment and public health for the Chicago Tribune.
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Michael Hawthorne 1h
Lingering question here: How many patrons of this right-wing apparatchik are newly invested in renewable energy companies?
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Michael Hawthorne 1h
Would have been 52 today. Damn.
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Dan Rather 1h
For all the deeply troubling reporting about Russian contacts and associations with this administration, we also keep learning more and more about Saudi Arabia.
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John Berman 9h
JUST NOW: "That’s a lie. I don't know if he knows it's a lie or whether he is telling himself this is true, whether his staff doesn't tell him we are reaching out." on claim the NYT didn't reach out over new story.
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Annie Sweeney 8h
Two years ago and explained the "dangerous gap" between losing the right to carry a gun and giving it up; also how efforts to correct the problem stalled. Concerns reignite this week in wake of
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Oliver Darcy 6h
NYT publisher A.G. Sulzberger responds to Trump's tweets from this morning, again stressing, "There are mounting signs that this incendiary rhetoric is encouraging threats and violence against journalists at home and abroad."
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Michael Hawthorne 5h
More than 41,000 people live within a mile of companies emitting cancer-causing ethylene oxide in Lake County, north of Chicago. Residents push Trump and 's Illinois EPA for protection.
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Michael Hawthorne 7h
When Indiana joined the Union, protecting the bed of Lake Michigan as a public trust was part of the deal. U.S. Supreme Court turns away landowners who wanted to wall off beaches from the public. Warning: Includes the phrase "ordinary high water mark."
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Michael Hawthorne 8h
Illinois banned Sterigenics from using cancer-causing ethylene oxide gas at its sterilization plant in west suburban Willowbrook. About 40 miles away, Lake County residents breathing the same toxic chemical feel forgotten and left behind.
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Trip Gabriel Feb 19
Before NYT vs. Sullivan -- the landmark decision Justice Thomas wants to open up -- Southern officials had barraged national news outlets w defamation suits to stop tough coverage of the Civil Rights movement by out of state media.
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Matt Pearce 🦅 17h
Replying to @mattdpearce
She gave a loyalty pledge to the sitting president!
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ThinkProgress 18h
Clarence Thomas declares war on the very idea of a free press
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Jonathan Peters Feb 19
I'm still fanning myself after reading Justice Thomas's call to reconsider the landmark First Amendment case NYT v. Sullivan, but I did pause long enough to share my thoughts with . Full story here:
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Michael Hawthorne 19h
One lesson from the Jussie Smollett investigation: The first-day story is never the whole story. Wisdom from ⁦⁩.
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Eric Lipton Feb 18
As Trump wraps up golf weekend at Mar a Lago, state AGs from Calif, Colorado, Conn, Delaware, Hawai, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, NJ, New Mexico, NY, Oregon & Va file lawsuit to challenge his self proclaimed national emergency
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Patrick Smith Feb 18
When a gun permit is revoked, state police send a letter directing the person to turn in their permit and any guns they have. However, according to a statement from the state agency, in most cases people do not surrender their firearms, or the permits.
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Caitlin Ostroff Feb 17
In print today: the printed all of the names of kids and teens killed in the year .
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Flynn McRoberts Feb 17
So great to read the marvelous in today's NYT
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Steve Vockrodt Feb 17
New York Times has nearly a full page recounting all the times Donald Trump said that Mexico was paying for the wall.
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Peter Baker Feb 17
It's become commonplace enough in the past two years that it no longer gets much notice. But it's worth remembering that no other president in decades publicly threatened "retribution" against a television network because it satirized him.
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