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Campaigning peaks in tight gubernatorial race

With just a week left in the race for Indiana’s next governor, the contest is tight and the candidates are pulling out all the stops. The National Journal last week called t ...

October 29, 2016 10:01 pm


Candidates shy about surveys

You're not alone if you don't like to answer political polls and surveys --? political candidates apparently don't care much for them, either.

October 27, 2016 11:57 am


So confident is Banks, he's sharing largess

Want to know how safe northeast Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District is for Republicans? GOP nominee Jim Banks gave $64,000 in campaign contributions this summer to other co ...

October 22, 2016 10:01 pm


House ethics panel takes up Stutzman 'matter'

The U.S. House Ethics Committee apparently is considering whether to investigate Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, before he leaves office this year.

October 17, 2016 2:59 pm


State chamber backs Ritz challenger

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced its support of Jennifer McCormick in the race for state superintendent of public instruction over incumbent Glenda Ritz. The or ...

October 15, 2016 10:01 pm


Allen Right to Life PAC backs 8 for school boards

The political action committee for Allen County Right to Life endorsed eight candidates for seats on four local school boards on Thursday.

October 24, 2016 9:32 am


Barranda: Mission zoning goes against downtown blueprint

Councilman Michael Barranda, R-at large, said a zoning change for the Rescue Mission's new location on East Washington Boulevard goes against the city's existing plans for the downtown area.

October 13, 2016 11:59 am


Indiana Democratic chief blasts state GOP leaders for sticking by Trump

The chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party chastised Hoosier Republican officeholders and candidates on Tuesday for their continued support for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

October 11, 2016 1:35 pm


Indiana Chamber supports McCormick for schools superintendent

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced its support of Jennifer McCormick in the race for state superintendent of public instruction over incumbent Glenda Ritz.

October 10, 2016 11:33 am


Pence's shoutout hardly positive

Fort Wayne got a national shoutout during Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate, but it’s not the kind it really wanted. During a segment on jobs and the economy, G ...

October 8, 2016 10:01 pm


Meet-the-candidates forum set at public library

The Fort Wayne chapter of the Links Inc., is holding a meet the candidates forum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Room C.

October 7, 2016 10:06 am


Stutzman to push for curbs on feds

U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman will be part of a presentation advocating for states to restrain the federal government.

October 5, 2016 11:23 am


Pence, Holcomb on Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne got a national shout-out during Tuesday night's vice presidential debate, but not the kind it really wanted.

October 5, 2016 11:13 am


State Chamber endorses Banks for Congress

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday it has endorsed Republican Jim Banks for northeast Indiana's seat in the U.S. House.

October 5, 2016 10:03 am


GOP, Democrats publicity machines approach debate differently

The Indiana Republican Party and the Indiana Democratic Party couldn't have been any more different in how they approached Monday night's governor's debate.

October 4, 2016 9:26 am


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