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Pence daughter shares Pacific trip tales

Charlotte Pence recently enjoyed jetting around the Asia Pacific on a 10-day trip with her father, Vice President Mike Pence, and family. The stops included South Korea, Japan, In ...

April 30, 2017 1:00 am


Indivisible plans town hall, with or without congressman

Indivisible Indiana Third Congressional District has invited Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, to a town hall meeting in Angola on May 13. It appears that Banks' attendance is optional ...

April 27, 2017 2:50 pm


Didier: Downtown traffic an "absolute cluster"

One Fort Wayne City Councilman described ongoing construction projects in downtown Fort Wayne as an "absolute cluster."

April 26, 2017 4:00 pm


Lawmakers to speak to HU Foundation

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd; state Sen. Andy Zay, R-Huntington; and state Rep. Dan Leonard, R-Huntington, will speak at the May breakfast of the Huntington University Foundation. T ...

April 26, 2017 12:00 pm


Indivisible rep to speak at Our Revolution meeting

Brian O'Hara of Indivisible, Allen County will speak Tuesday at a meeting of the progressive political organization Our Revolution of Northeast Indiana.

April 24, 2017 4:50 pm


Paddock seeks solution for Tech, park

Fort Wayne City Councilman Geoff Paddock, D-5th, hopes an agreement for use of Memorial Park can be reached that will satisfy everyone's concerns.  A proposal from Indiana Tech to ...

April 23, 2017 1:00 am


Banks to meet with constituents in Decatur

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, will have a town hall meeting of sorts in Decatur on Friday.

April 18, 2017 10:50 am


Rokita has $1.5 million for possible Senate run

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, who might run for the U.S. Senate, announced Monday that his House campaign raised $321,000 in contributions during the first quarter of this year and ...

April 17, 2017 5:10 pm


Legislative session really hits dog days

It seems the Statehouse is going to the dogs. Furry, lovable canines have been all over the building – starting with Gov. Eric Holcomb's schnauzer Henry. He has his own Sta ...

April 16, 2017 1:00 am


Many Hoosiers have no opinion about governor, U.S. senators

Polling suggests that Indiana politicians don't draw much attention to their work.

April 11, 2017 2:30 pm


Banks staff to hold mobile office hours

A member of Rep. Jim Banks' staff will be holding mobile office hours this week to meet with residents and to help with anyone experiencing problems with a federal agency, a statement said.

April 10, 2017 12:18 pm


Donnelly campaign touts 1st-quarter fundraising

The re-election campaign for Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., announced Monday that he raised $1.3 million in the first quarter of this year and has more than $2.5 million in available cash.

April 10, 2017 2:20 pm


Radio host seeks state Senate seat

Huntington political blogger and radio talk show host Gary Snyder has filed to run for the Democratic nomination in Senate District 17. Snyder wants to unseat Sen. Andy Zay, R-Hunt ...

April 9, 2017 1:00 am


Messer campaign touts fundraising total

Rep. Luke Messer, R-6th, has sent another signal that he intends to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Joe Donnelly, who is up for re-election in 2018. Messer's ca ...

April 6, 2017 7:30 pm


Allen Libertarians to meet April 21

The Libertarian Party of Allen County will have its organizational convention April 21 at the Liberty Diner, 2929 Goshen Road.

April 4, 2017 1:30 pm


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