Political Notebook

  • Donnelly stumping for Democratic candidates
    Sen. Joe Donnelly in recent days endorsed David Kolbe in Indiana House District 22, traveled to Iowa to stump for U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley and joined state House District 81 candidate Thad Gerardot for a campaign appearance in downtown
  • Coats, Donnelly donate to campaigns
    Neither of Indiana’s U.S. senators is on the election ballot this year, but that hasn’t stopped them from dipping into their campaign war chests.
  • Boland pledges to donate salary to community
    If elected, Democratic State Treasurer candidate Mike Boland would donate his salary to the community.
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Wolkins finds his kind of tie

Everyone has heard of clip-on ties.

Some men who dread the tight fabric around their necks relish in them.

But Rep. David Wolkins, R-Winona Lake, has found an even better solution -- the zipper tie.

The knot of the tie slides up and down easily, allowing for open access in a jiffy. And just as quickly it can be zipped up for a proper tie on the House floor.

Wolkins has not one -- but four -- of these ingenious inventions.

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