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Columbia City teen to attend Trump's address to Congress

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, will take a high school student as his guest for President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night. Banks' office said he wil ...

February 27, 2017 2:00 pm


Coats' confirmation hearing set for Tuesday

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee will have a confirmation hearing next week for President Donald Trump's nominee for director of national intelligence, former Indiana senator ...

February 22, 2017 3:31 pm


Gorsuch backers target Donnelly

Abortion rights opponents will have a rally today in downtown Fort Wayne to urge Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

February 20, 2017 1:52 pm


Stutzman, wife form lobbying, consulting firm

Former congressman Marlin Stutzman, his wife, Christy, and three former aides to Stutzman have formed a consulting and lobbying firm. The Stutzman Group will specialize in “ ...

February 18, 2017 10:01 pm


Proposal missing from State of City a matter of timing, aide says

Residents who tuned into Mayor Tom Henry's State of the City address Wednesday may have noticed the proposal to redevelop the General Electric campus near downtown wasn't included in the speech.

February 16, 2017 3:24 pm


Stutzman, wife start consulting firm

Former congressman Marlin Stutzman, his wife, Christy, and three former aides to Stutzman have formed a consulting and lobbying firm.

February 15, 2017 12:54 pm


Conway hires former Rokita, Souder staffer

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has hired as her chief of staff a woman who had led the staffs of two Indiana congressmen, including former northeast Indiana representative ...

February 13, 2017 2:01 pm


Donnelly won't support Trump's EPA pick

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., announced Monday he will oppose confirming Scott Pruitt as President Donald Trump's pick to run the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Donnelly said ...

February 13, 2017 11:08 pm


Statehouse sees spate of local business

Everywhere you look there are people from northeast Indiana at the Statehouse. A bevy of folks from Allen and surrounding counties have been making the trek to the state Capitol t ...

February 11, 2017 10:01 pm


Young wants Trump to get tough on Russia

Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., is among eight Republican senators who has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to get tough with Russia. The letter asks Trump "t ...

February 9, 2017 11:03 am


Judge overshadowed by Colts Vinatieri

There was an awkward moment Monday when Gov. Eric Holcomb came to the House floor to honor Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri.

February 8, 2017 6:47 am


Stutzman gets top jobs at 2 Indiana companies

Former Congressman Marlin Stutzman has become an executive at two northeast Indiana companies. Stutzman has been named president of Wishbone Medical Inc. in Warsaw and chief execu ...

February 4, 2017 10:01 pm


Donnelly to oppose Sessions confirmation

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., announced Thursday afternoon that he will vote to oppose the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general.

February 2, 2017 10:02 pm


Young, Donnelly split votes on Tillerson

U.S. senators from Indiana split their votes Wednesday as the Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.

February 1, 2017 10:09 pm


Kokomo attorney announces Senate candidacy

Republican Mark Hurt, a Kokomo attorney, has announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind.

February 1, 2017 10:29 am


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