How Lindsey Graham Went From Trump Skeptic to Trump Sidekick Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature “What happened to me?” the senator asks. “Not a damn thing.” Senator Lindsey Graham Credit Credit Mark Peterson/Redux, for The New York Times Supported by ByMark Leibovich Feb. 25, 2019 As the luncheon dishes were placed down, the master of ceremonies kicked off a boisterous round of Lindsey Graham trivia. “What is the senator’s middle name?” she asked the ballroom of meatloaf-eating Republicans in Greenville, S.C. “What’s the name of the bar the senator’s family owned?” For those of you playing along at home, Lindsey Olin Graham grew up around his parents’ beer-and-pool joint, the Sanitary Cafe, in working-class Central, S.C., where he played the child mascot to the regulars. “I was conscious,” he wrote in his 2015 memoir, … [Read more...] about How Lindsey Graham Went From Trump Skeptic to Trump Sidekick
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Martha Irvine, Ap National Writer Updated 11:09 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Now Playing: This Chicago neighborhood is divided by race and income by the very street that intersects it, Sedgwick Street. A small band of neighbors from both sides hope an art studio — can help unite them. AP Video by Martha Irvine. (Sept. 26) Media: Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The sixth-graders, from very opposite sides of the street, sat in pairs, a list of questions before them: "What do you dream about?" ''Do you think about dying?" ''Are you scared?" Their task, at once easy and awkward, was to learn about one another — and differences surfaced quickly. One African-American boy from a public school pulled up a pant leg to reveal where a bullet had pierced his calf in a wrong-place, wrong-time shooting. His partner, a white boy who attends a private school and lives three blocks yet worlds away, was shocked, then saddened. In this Sunday, Oct. … [Read more...] about In Chicago, can art unite a deeply divided neighborhood?