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Holcomb rubs elbows with rich and famous

Lt. Gov. and Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb rubbed elbows with the rich and famous Monday.

November 30, 2016 6:17 am


Pence's former chief of staff headed to Washington

Gov. and Vice President-elect Mike Pence's former chief of staff is headed to Washington D.C. -- to lobby the federal government.

November 28, 2016 2:00 pm


Representative on road for late governors

One of the state’s top fiscal gurus has spent the last year chasing history on his trusty Harley-Davidson. House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Tim Brown, R-Crawfordsville, is ...

November 26, 2016 10:01 pm


Donnelly opposes privatizing Medicare

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., said Monday he will fight any efforts in Congress to privatize Medicare.

November 21, 2016 12:37 pm


Pence aide paid by Holcomb campaign, too

Marc Lotter traveled nonstop alongside Gov. Mike Pence the last few months as he traversed the country in his vice presidential bid. And Lotter, his press secretary, was paid $23, ...

November 19, 2016 10:01 pm


Dan Leonard named Government Leader of the Year

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce awarded its highest honors Tuesday night - including an award for an area legislator. Rep. Dan Leonard, R-Huntington, was named Government Leader ...

November 16, 2016 5:38 am


Judy to speak to Allen Tea Party

The Allen County Tea Party will have an open meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dupont branch of the Allen County Public Library, 536 E. Dupont Road.

November 15, 2016 8:43 am


House GOP selects Messer again for leadership post

U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Luke Messer, R-6th, for re-election as chairman of the Republican Policy Committee for the 115th Congress.

November 15, 2016 1:42 pm


Lotter serves both Trump and Holcomb campaigns

While Marc Lotter was handling national press inquiries for vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, he was also getting paid by Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb's campaign for governor back in Indiana.

November 15, 2016 9:07 am


Glick, Brown get new assignments

The retirement of several senators set off a shuffle in leadership and resulted in nine new committee chairs.

November 14, 2016 10:04 am


Assessor elected state board officer

Allen County Assessor Stacey O’Day was elected third vice president of the Association of Indiana Counties Board of Directors. Board elections were held during the AIC&rsquo ...

November 14, 2016 3:11 pm


Young, not yet in DC, asked about post-Senate life

Republican U.S. Sen.-elect Todd Young and his surrogates spent a lot of time and money criticizing Democratic opponent Evan Bayh for living in Washington since he left the Senate i ...

November 12, 2016 10:01 pm


Young expects to remain in Indiana

Republican U.S. Sen.-elect Todd Young and his surrogates spent a lot of time and money criticizing Democratic opponent Evan Bayh for living in Washington since he left the Senate in 2011.

November 10, 2016 12:30 pm


Gubernatorial candidates in city on Monday

The major-party candidates for governor will visit Fort Wayne on Monday morning in the waning hours of their campaigns. Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, the Republican nominee for gove ...

November 6, 2016 2:13 pm


Recovering candidate gets to vote

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Rex Bell will get to vote despite recovering in an Indianapolis hospital after a minor stroke. Brad Klopfenstein reported on Facebook that effo ...

November 5, 2016 11:01 pm


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