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State GOP seeks input on platform

The Indiana Republican Party announced Monday it has three public hearings to receive input on its 2018 platform. The hearings will be April 4 at Greenwood City Hall, April  ...

March 26, 2018 3:40 pm

Racing to the political rescue

So what was behind the last-ditch effort to extend the 2018 session by one hour? Gov. Eric Holcomb gave a play-by-play last week. With four minutes to midnight, Senate leaders as ...

March 25, 2018 1:00 am

College Democrats to host meet-and-greet event for elected officials, candidates

Fort Wayne College Democrats will sponsor Democratic Elected Officials and Candidates Meet and Greet from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Walb Classic Ballroom at IPFW. This event i ...

March 21, 2018 8:30 pm

3rd District Democrats to gather April 28

The 3rd District Democratic Party will have its 32nd annual dinner on April 28 at Eagle Glen in Columbia City.

March 20, 2018 2:30 pm

IPFW unveils prize for political science students

IPFW and Mark D. Ulmschneider have developed a new prize that will be awarded starting this spring to students in the university's political science department.

March 20, 2018 2:30 pm

Senate to public: No cameras

When you visit the Indiana Senate public gallery, don't expect to be able to get a photo for posterity. The Senate posted a new sign recently that says “no photography or vi ...

March 18, 2018 1:00 am

Messer, Pence's brother to campaign in Fort Wayne

U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, who seeks the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Indiana, will campaign Monday in Fort Wayne with a brother of Vice President Mike Pence. Me ...

March 15, 2018 2:50 pm

Ritz, Jill Donnelly to speak at Tritch fundraiser

Former state public instruction superintendent Glenda Ritz and Jill Donnelly, the wife of Sen. Joe Donnelly, will speak at a March 24 fundraiser for Democratic congressional candidate Courtney Tritch.

March 14, 2018 2:30 pm

Ober's youth the butt of House peers' jokes

The jokes about Albion GOP Rep. Dave Ober's youthful looks were flying last week when the Indiana House bid him farewell. Ober is not seeking re-election, and the House honors dep ...

March 11, 2018 1:00 am

Hines to give State of the 6th District Address

Fort Wayne City Councilman Glynn Hines, D-6th, will hold his 19th State of the 6th District Address March 17 at Link's Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.  The annual briefin ...

March 8, 2018 2:50 pm

Messer envisions Nobel Peace Prize for Trump

Three men seeking the Republican nomination for an Indiana seat in the U.S. Senate are fervent supporters of President Donald Trump. But one of them might have upped the ante. ...

March 8, 2018 7:20 pm

The mayor, cars and home improvement

Mayor Tom Henry's calendar today included a stop at Menards, where he participated in a business announcement. Kelley Automotive Group is moving five of its dealerships to land f ...

March 7, 2018 6:20 pm

Canterbury eighth-grader wins C-SPAN prize

  A  documentary made by a student at Canterbury Middle School in Fort Wayne won an honorable mention prize in C-SPAN's 2018 StudentCam competition. The public affair ...

March 7, 2018 3:40 pm

Parties' college groups unite on gun issue

The Fort Wayne College Democrats and the College Republicans of Fort Wayne came together last week to draft a bipartisan statement for their representatives and senators at the sta ...

March 4, 2018 1:00 am

People prefer state government to feds, IU poll shows

Americans have much more confidence in their state governments than they do the federal government.

March 1, 2018 4:40 pm

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