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Labor group endorses Henry, 13 others in municipal elections

The Northeast Indiana AFL-CIO announced Thursday it has endorsed Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry for re-election.

August 29, 2019 4:20 pm


Braun to headline Smith fundraiser

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun will help raise campaign funds for Tim Smith, the Republican candidate for Fort Wayne mayor. Smith announced Wednesday that Braun, R-Ind., will hea ...

August 28, 2019 4:40 pm


Candidate forum Sept. 5 at Boys and Girls Club

The Packard Area Planning Alliance will host a candidate forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Boys and Girls Club. Residents of Fort Wayne's historic southwest side will have ...

August 26, 2019 6:20 pm


State political database website gets rebuilt

Wells County native Trevor Foughty has retooled his Indiana political data and history website, Capitol & Washington. The database at capitolandwashington.com contains a dozen ...

August 25, 2019 1:00 am


Brown, Beck attend leadership forum

Two Allen County commissioners recently traveled to Washington for a Regional State Leadership Forum hosted by the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.

August 23, 2019 2:20 pm


Hoosier politics database upgraded

Wells County native Trevor Foughty has retooled his Indiana political data and history website Capitol & Washington. The database at capitolandwashington.com contains&n ...

August 22, 2019 5:20 pm


Firefighters union endorses Smith for mayor

The Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 124 Political Action Committee will on Thursday endorse Republican Tim Smith in the upcoming mayoral election. It's the first ...

August 21, 2019 6:50 pm


Daniels reminisces on paths taken - and not

Purdue University President and former Gov. Mitch Daniels recently sat down with an Indianapolis podcaster for an hour of reminiscing and political thoughts. Robert Vane, a GOP po ...

August 18, 2019 1:00 am


13 graduate from campaign school

Advancing Voices of Women has announced that 13 women graduated from the organization's second annual Women's Campaign Institute. The graduates are Réna Bradley,  ...

August 14, 2019 12:30 pm


Incumbents in Congress raising cash for '20 vote

U.S. House members representing northeast Indiana have challengers in the 2020 elections – but also sizable leads in fundraising. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, raised more than $13 ...

August 11, 2019 1:00 am


Hoosier Women Forward choose 2 local women

Two local women – one from Fort Wayne and the other from Huntertown – were among 24 Democrats chosen for Hoosier Women Forward's second class, the organization announce ...

August 6, 2019 4:20 pm


Banks hires son of Fox News host Carlson

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, has hired the son of Fox News political commentator Tucker Carlson. Buckley Carlson recently joined Banks' Capitol Hill staff in Washington after gradu ...

August 4, 2019 1:00 am


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