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Indiana Democratic Party State Central Committee endorses Tritch

The Indiana Democratic Party State Central Committee has endorsed Courtney Tritch for the U.S. House seat representing northeast Indiana.

August 30, 2017 11:40 am


Messer taps ex-Paul aide to lead team

U.S. Rep. Luke Messer has hired a former campaign manager for Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to run his Senate campaign. Messer, R-6th, announced Thursday that he also has named three co- ...

August 27, 2017 1:00 am


3rd District Democrats endorse Tritch for Congress

U.S. House candidate Courtney Tritch announced Thursday that she has been endorsed by Indiana's 3rd Congressional District Democratic Party.

August 24, 2017 9:50 am


Messer picks Senate campaign leaders

U.S. Rep. Luke Messer has hired a former campaign manager for Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to run his Senate campaign. Messer, R-6th, announced Thursday that he also has named thr ...

August 24, 2017 3:10 pm


Banks touring state defense sites

Freshman U.S. Rep. Jim Banks announced Wednesday he is touring Indiana military installations, a defense contractor and a related state agency this week. “Joined ...

August 23, 2017 2:30 pm


Careful with those hashtags

Fort Wayne state Sen. Liz Brown earlier this week tweeted a story by the New York Times about New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez' upcoming trial on federal corruption charges and its effect on Democrats.

August 23, 2017 2:22 pm


Tiny house movement gains interest

The tallest member of the Allen County Council is heading a discussion about tiny houses. Councilman Justin Busch, R-at large, said Thursday he has received inquiries from residen ...

August 20, 2017 1:00 am


Tall councilman wants to talk about tiny houses

The tallest member of the Allen County Council is heading a discussion about tiny houses.  Councilman Justin Busch, R-at large, said Thursday he has received inquiries from ...

August 17, 2017 1:50 pm


State Democrats to train local volunteers

  The Indiana Democratic Party will have a training session for volunteers on Sunday at Allen County Democratic Party Headquarters in Fort Wayne. The state party said ...

August 17, 2017 12:00 pm


Hoosiers in Congress condemn white supremacists

Federal lawmakers representing northeast Indiana have denounced white supremacists and the deadly violence they incited last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rep. ...

August 16, 2017 2:20 pm


Pence becomes part of Scaramucci story, too

New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza dropped another spectacular crumb last week from an earlier talk with now-departed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. And this ...

August 13, 2017 1:00 am


Sen. Long endorses Messer in GOP primary

Fort Wayne Republican Sen. David Long threw his support Thursday behind U.S. Rep. Luke Messer in what is turning into a tough GOP primary for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly.

August 10, 2017 12:39 pm


State Chamber plans D.C. Fly-in

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce's yearly D.C. Fly-in will be Sept. 27-28. The agenda includes a Sept. 27 dinner sponsored by Zimmer Biomet where Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and T ...

August 9, 2017 4:50 pm


Braun enters GOP Senate race

State Rep. Mike Braun, R-Jasper, formally announced his candidacy Tuesday for the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Indiana. Braun had told various news media las ...

August 8, 2017 12:00 pm


Purdue to continue local job fair after IPFW split

Political Notebook reported Sunday that U.S. Rep. Jim Banks said he hopes to continue sponsoring a yearly job fair at IPFW even after Indiana and Purdue universities split up the c ...

August 8, 2017 2:20 pm


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