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Debate dates set for U.S. Senate candidates

Candidates for a U.S. Senate seat from Indiana will debate Oct. 8 and Oct. 30, the Indiana Debate Commission announced Tuesday.  The non-partisan commission said the second debate ...

July 31, 2018 11:50 am


Advancing Voices of Women plan Friday event

Advancing Voices of Women will host a reception for the inaugural Women's Political Institute 5:30 p.m. Friday at Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. Highway 30. Participants include 14 ...

July 31, 2018 4:30 pm


Hoosiers like governor over US senators

Gov. Eric Holcomb is more popular than either of Indiana's U.S. senators, according to polling firm Morning Consult. The pollster reported last week that 52 percent of Hoosier vot ...

July 29, 2018 1:00 am


Public education advocate endorses Tritch

The Network for Public Education Action has endorsed Courtney Tritch, the Democratic candidate in northeast Indiana's 3rd Congressional District. "One of her highest priorit ...

July 26, 2018 12:40 pm


Governor shows he can saddle up

Gov. Eric Holcomb finally put his cowboy boots to good use. While celebrating his seventh wedding anniversary with his wife, Janet, in Montana recently, he rode a horse – an ...

July 22, 2018 1:00 am


Walorski, Hall to do 3 debates

Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski has agreed to debate Democratic challenger Mel Hall three times. The South Bend Tribune reported Thursday that Walorski, R-2nd, had acce ...

July 19, 2018 11:30 pm


Open house set at Tritch headquarters

Courtney Tritch, the Democratic candidate for the northeast Indiana seat in the U.S. House, announced Tuesday that she will have an open house July 26 at her new campaign head ...

July 17, 2018 3:50 pm


Donnelly trails Braun in latest poll

Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly trails Republican challenger Mike Braun in their battle for a U.S. Senate seat from Indiana, according to poll results released this week by Axios ...

July 15, 2018 1:00 am


Braun leads Donnelly in Axios/SurveyMonkey poll

Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly trails Republican challenger Mike Braun in their battle for a U.S. Senate seat from Indiana, according to poll results released Tuesday ...

July 10, 2018 5:10 pm


Study finds Fort Wayne is 18th best-run city

Fort Wayne is the 18th best-run city in the United States, according to a new study by finance website WalletHub.  The ranking is from a comparison of 150 of the country's l ...

July 10, 2018 1:40 pm


Indiana's U.S. Senate candidates to debate twice

The Indiana Debate Commission announced Monday it is organizing two debates this fall for U.S. Senate candidates.

July 9, 2018 1:40 pm


You'd need 11 weeks to read regs book

Got some extra time on your hands? It would take Hoosiers 451 hours – or more than 11 weeks – to read the entire Indiana Administrative Code, according to the Mercatus ...

July 8, 2018 1:00 am


Banks endorses Barrett for Supreme Court

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks said Wednesday he wants President Donald Trump to nominate federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett for a seat on the Supreme Court. Barrett, a judge on the 7th Circui ...

July 3, 2018 3:00 pm


Group seeks Democratic women

An initiative focused on propelling Democratic women into leadership roles in Indiana wants you. Applications are available through July 13 for the Hoosier Women Forward leadershi ...

July 1, 2018 1:00 am


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