Statehood Day is a day we relish with genuine Hoosier pride. On Dec. 11, 1816, Indiana, once part of the vast Northwest Territory, was officially recognized as a burgeoning new state comprised of great resources and the promise of a better future.
INDIANAPOLIS | Marsha Coats, the wife of U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., likely will become Indiana's Republican national committeewoman next week.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence divulged Thursday that he expects new Indiana Republican Party leadership will be selected in upcoming "days, not weeks."
INDIANAPOLIS | The chairman of the Indiana Republican Party and three top GOP leaders unexpectedly announced Wednesday they are each quitting their party jobs over the next few weeks.
LAPORTE | To help celebrate Indiana's 200th birthday, coming in 2016, LaPorte County Parks received a present.
INDIANAPOLIS | The commission organizing events and celebrations marking the state's 200th anniversary has named First Lady Karen Pence Indiana's Bicentennial Ambassador.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov.-elect Mike Pence on Thursday selected a former Indiana State Police commander to lead the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and retained several of Gov. Mitch Daniels' state agency heads.
INDIANAPOLIS | Food pantries across the state will share in 200,000 pounds, or 100 tons, of poultry products donated Tuesday by the Indiana State Poultry Association.
On Election Day, as I headed to my office to watch the returns, I stopped to pick up some Chinese carryout.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman on Wednesday celebrated the 25th anniversary of Indiana's sister-state relationship with Zhejiang Province, China.
INDIANAPOLIS | The official portrait of Gov. Mitch Daniels was unveiled Tuesday at a Statehouse ceremony featuring fond memories, a few tears and plenty of friends.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers unaware that Indiana is marking 200 years as a state in 2016 will soon be reminded of it just about everywhere they go.
It is admirable when a politician or officeholder finds or is confronted with new information that prompts a shift in position.
INDIANAPOLIS | Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is shown distancing himself from fellow Republican Richard Mourdock in a new television ad by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly.
One day after Ann Romney’s Republican National Convention speech, the Associated Press devoted an entire article to her “tasteful, conservative and appropriate wardrobe.” Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered an issue-packed endorsement of Mitt Romney, and Wall Street Journal …
"I'm the policy wonk in this odd couple," state Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, told me with a twinkle in her eye last Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels beamed like a high school senior on graduation day when he announced last week Indiana will have a budget reserve of more than $2 billion when his term ends in January.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman signed deals Thursday with three Chinese companies that could result in up to 240 new Indiana jobs.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman flew out of Indianapolis Monday en route to Hangzhou, China, for a one-week trade mission promoting Indiana manufacturing and agriculture in the world's most populous nation.
It was one of the most utterly painful political episodes I have ever had to watch as a political writer.
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