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Libertarians pick general-election candidates

The Indiana Libertarian Party recently had a state convention to select candidates for the Nov. 6 general election.

May 30, 2018 2:20 pm


Trump thanks Donnelly for right-to-try push

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is bound to get good campaign mileage from legislation he helped drive to enactment. Donnelly was the lead co-sponsor of what has b ...

May 30, 2018 6:40 pm


Secretary of state candidate signs on

Jim Harper and Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody conducted the official signing Tuesday that sends Harper on his path toward the Indiana secretary of state's race. Deleg ...

May 27, 2018 1:00 am


AFL-CIO endorses Tritch for Congress

Courtney Tritch's congressional campaign announced Tuesday that she has been endorsed by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. Tritch, a Demo ...

May 22, 2018 4:40 pm


Northwest Indiana attorney seeks Secretary of State nomination

Jim Harper officially filed his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Indiana Secretary of State on Tuesday.

May 22, 2018 1:53 pm


Banks joins House education panel

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks has been appointed to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The House Republican Conference on Wednesday chose Banks, R-3rd, to fill a vacancy on ...

May 20, 2018 1:00 am


Banks named to House Education Committee

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks has been appointed to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The House Republican Conference chose Banks, R-3rd, on Wednesday to fill a vacancy o ...

May 16, 2018 10:40 am


Holcomb's office defends travel with EPA chief Pruitt

Gov. Eric Holcomb got dragged into the ongoing investigation into the lavish travel habits of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. The New Republic reported la ...

May 13, 2018 1:00 am


Why caucuses seat many state lawmakers

When state lawmakers come back May 14 for their special session, 29 of the 150 serving will have come into office by caucus instead of an election, according to an analysis by a Re ...

May 6, 2018 1:00 am


Trump to campaign in South Bend

President Donald Trump will have a campaign rally next week in South Bend. Trump is scheduled to appear at 7 p.m. May 10 at Atlantic Aviation at the South Bend International Airp ...

May 3, 2018 5:10 pm


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