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Democratic head seeking re-election

Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody announced last week he will seek re-election in 2017. State Democrats will reorganize in March. Zody was elected state chairman in Marc ...

December 31, 2016 10:01 pm


Donnelly backs sanctions against Russia

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., said Thursday he supports sanctions that President Barack Obama imposed against Russia for allegedly tampering in this year's U.S. elections.

December 29, 2016 2:01 pm


Zody seeks 2nd term as Democratic chairman

Indiana Democratic Party Chairmen John Zody announced Wednesday that he will seek re-election in 2017.

December 28, 2016 11:39 am


Donnelly's legislation in National Defense Authorization Act

Legislation introduced by Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., was included in the National Defense Authorization Act signed last week by President Barack Obama. Donnelly's p ...

December 27, 2016 2:18 pm


State's oldest employee receives Sagamore

Bob Vollmer, Indiana’s oldest state employee, thought he was just going to another meeting Tuesday. Instead he received an early Christmas present – his very own Sagam ...

December 24, 2016 10:01 pm


Mayors' and Commissioners' Caucus lists legislative priorities

The Mayors' and Commissioners' Caucus, convened by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, has published its 2017 legislative agenda.  The agenda's 2017 priorities includ ...

December 21, 2016 3:04 pm


Columnist says Bayh among worst candidates of '16

Washington Post columnist Chris Cillizza called Evan Bayh one of the four worst political candidates of the 2015-16 election cycle.

December 20, 2016 9:18 am


Libertarians plan New Year's brunch

The Libertarian Party of Allen County will have Free Brunch 'Cuz There Ain't No Free Lunch on New Year's Day.

December 19, 2016 10:24 am


Planned Parenthood fundraiser gets response

Planned Parenthood has been reaping donations since the Nov. 8 election – many in the name of incoming Vice President Mike Pence. So the American Family Association of India ...

December 17, 2016 10:01 pm


Banks picks 6 for D.C. staff

U.S. Rep.-elect Jim Banks has hired six more staff members for his office in Washington, D.C.

December 16, 2016 12:03 pm


American Family Association sets up donations in honor of Pence

American Family Association of Indiana set up a donation page for people to give to the pro-life and pro-family work of that group in honor of Gov. Mike Pence.

December 15, 2016 11:06 am


County officials inaugurated Dec. 30

Newly-elected Allen County officials will be inaugurated Friday Dec. 30. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will begin at noon in the rotunda of the Allen County Courthous ...

December 15, 2016 3:43 pm


Coats wraps up waste watch

Retiring U.S. Sen. Dan Coats recently delivered his 55th and presumably last "Waste of the Week" speech.

December 14, 2016 9:33 am


Fort Wayne woman receives Sagamore of the Wabash

Fort Wayne woman Brenda Gerber Vincent received a Sagamore of the Wabash award from Gov. Mike Pence at the Bicentennial Gala last weekend.

December 14, 2016 7:27 am


Shooting events kick off state inauguration

The inaugural events for Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov.-elect Suzanne Crouch have been set. The two will be sworn in at 11 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. But ...

December 10, 2016 10:01 pm


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