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Allen Democrats, GOP to have election watch parties

The Allen County Democratic and Republican parties will gather – at separate sites, of course – on May 8 in Fort Wayne to watch returns from that day's primar ...

April 30, 2018 3:30 pm


Hines lauds Tennessee Waffle House hero

Speaking at the end of Tuesday night's Fort Wayne City Council meeting, Councilman Glynn Hines, D-6th, praised the hero of the Tennessee Waffle House shooting and called for a ban ...

April 29, 2018 1:00 am


2 state lawmakers to protest Planned Parenthood

Two Republican state lawmakers will participate in an organized protest against Planned Parenthood in Fort Wayne.

April 26, 2018 12:10 pm


Hoosier senators help confirm Pompeo

Both U.S. senators from Indiana – Republican Todd Young and Democrat Joe Donnelly – voted Thursday in favor of confirming CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state.

April 26, 2018 2:38 pm


Bluffton mayor endorses Tritch

Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis has endorsed Courtney Tritch, a candidate for the Democratic nomination in northeast Indiana's 3rd Congressional District.

April 25, 2018 12:20 pm


Messer to campaign at restaurant

U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, who seeks the Republican nomination for a Senate seat from Indiana, will campaign Saturday morning at Cosmos Restaurant.

April 25, 2018 12:20 pm


Glynn Hines praises hero of Tennessee shooting

Speaking at the end of Tuesday's Fort Wayne City Council meeting, Councilman Glynn Hines, D-6th, praised the hero of the Antioch, Tennessee, Waffle House shooting and called for a ban on AR-15-style weapons.

April 25, 2018 11:50 am


GOP women to have candidates forum

The Republican Women' s Club of Allen County will have a public forum on May 3 for candidates seeking GOP nominations for county commissioner, County Council and tow ...

April 23, 2018 6:50 pm


Tritch gets endorsement from Angola mayor

Courtney Tritch's congressional campaign announced last week that she has been endorsed by Angola Mayor Richard Hickman. Tritch seeks the Democratic nomination in northeast Indian ...

April 22, 2018 1:00 am


Angola mayor endorses Tritch for Congress

Courtney Tritch's congressional campaign announced Thursday that she has been endorsed by Angola Mayor Richard Hickman. Tritch seeks the Democratic nomination in northeast I ...

April 19, 2018 6:40 pm


Rokita scores highest with conservative group

The American Conservative Union Foundation rated Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, as the most conservative member of the 11-person Indiana congressional delegation during 2017. Roki ...

April 18, 2018 5:40 pm


Candidate counts on '420' donations

Democratic state Senate candidate Gary Snyder is using drug culture to invite donations. Calling it his “420 on 420 fundraising campaign,” supporters are invited to gi ...

April 15, 2018 1:00 am


Messer to campaign Saturday in northeast Indiana

U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, a candidate for the Republican nomination for a Senate seat, will campaign Saturday across northeast Indiana. Messer, R-6th, will attend a Huntington County ...

April 11, 2018 6:40 pm


Organizer invites questions for Senate debate

The Indiana Debate Commission is inviting voters' questions for its April 30 debate for candidates seeking the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from ...

April 9, 2018 6:40 pm


Details of special session remain cloudy

Hoosiers know there will be a special state legislative session sometime in May, but that's all they know. Gov. Eric Holcomb and House and Senate leaders haven't announced a date, ...

April 8, 2018 1:00 am


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