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Democrat candidate for president Pete Buttigieg at his office in South Bend.
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Buttigieg Short Circuits The GOP Attack Machine

The South Bend mayor’s surging candidacy has gone largely unchecked

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Crosshairs Of America

“If we are going to be able to say, ‘Indy Welcomes All,’ we need that to hold true,” says Visit Indy’s Chris Gahl.

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A Color-Coded Hotel Opens In St. Louis

If the bold, color-saturated rooms don’t give you groovy vibes, maybe the video art installation in the 12th-floor sky lobby will.

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Phil Gulley: Watch Your Step

“The pendulum will swing to the center, the rumors of democracy’s death will have been exaggerated, and we can return to obsessing about the Kardashians. This is my dream.”

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Lugar Honored On 50th Anniversary Of Mayoral Election

“Before the program even began, the crowd delivered each a standing ovation, awed by two statesmen who eschewed speaking in soundbites in favor of fully formed U.N. draft resolutions.”

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A Hoosier Writes The Definitive Account Of The 2016 Election

“I thought it was going to be Hillary Clinton versus Jeb Bush,” the author says. “It looked like it was going to be a boring election.”

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Fight Club: Deborah Paul On Polarization

I do not like confrontation and believe men’s brains are better wired for war than women’s. However, I am as guilty as the next guy of perpetrating bad karma.

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Our Interview With Mike Hot-Pence

President Donald Trump impersonators are in high demand right now. From Alec Baldwin to John Di Domenico, all comers angle to embody the out-sized personality of our imminently imitable 45th president. Nailing Vice President Mike Pence’s subtler traits, though, has proved difficult. Saturday Night Live’s Beck Bennett attempted Pence’s smooth-talking “America’s Stepdad!” last October, but […]

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Butler University Course Offers In-Depth Study of Trump Election

A new front in the resistance to Donald J. Trump’s presidency has sprung up in the backyard of his own vice president. A new fall course at Butler University will explore the election of the 45th president despite the campaign’s media blunders and perceived negative rhetoric. The course will also examine “strategies for resistance.” “Trumpism […]

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The Terre Haute Experiment

“It’s the United States’ first political prison.”

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Why One Indy Tech-Industry Player Supports Refugee Resettlement

“It’s not just believing in it as a human and for humanity and for morality.”

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Mike Pence Packs His Baggage

Pence’s RFRA push backfired, it seems, costing him in the battle of ideas. And that may be his true legacy in the Hoosier State.

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Off the Wall: Mike Pence and Immigration

Before Trump became the face of anti-immigration, Pence championed a very different approach.

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Video: Mike Pence Attends ‘Hamilton,’ Gets Lectured

“We, sir—we—are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children, our parents, or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights,” said actor Brandon Victor Dixon.

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“Mystery of Trump’s Orange Skin” Leads Writer to Indiana

Indianapolis was once proclaimed the “world’s tanning-bed capital.”

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