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Gregg nixes second run for governor

Gregg nixes second run for governor

INDIANAPOLIS | John Gregg, the 2012 Democratic nominee for Indiana governor, announced Wednesday he will not make a second run for the state's top job.

October 23, 2013 11:25 am Video Related
BRIAN HOWEY: Political gun battle comes to Indiana

BRIAN HOWEY: Political gun battle comes to Indiana

Four months after the horrific Newtown massacre and five months after Indiana witnessed a $51 million U.S. Senate race, the political TV ads have returned.

March 31, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Congressional ideology doesn’t put pork on grill

BRIAN HOWEY: Congressional ideology doesn’t put pork on grill

On New Year's Day, Indiana's four freshman members of the U.S. House voted against the so-called fiscal cliff deal. If the deal hadn't passed — and it did by a 257 to 167 margin — most middle class families would have seen their taxes go up somewhere in the $2,000- to $3,000-a-year range.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Dan Parker and John Gregg's Rasputin sequence

BRIAN HOWEY: Dan Parker and John Gregg's Rasputin sequence

Indiana Democrats might as well envision themselves on a London rooftop circa September 1940 during what we know as "The Blitz."

December 25, 2011 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Tough votes can produce indiscriminate waves

BRIAN HOWEY: Tough votes can produce indiscriminate waves

Epic votes in Congress ultimately produce political consequences, though the direction is unknown. The Iraq War resolution and the Affordable Care Act are recent ones that resulted in a demonstrable impact on future elections.

July 24, 2011 12:00 am

Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly running for U.S. Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly announced Monday he is running to replace Republican Dick Lugar in the U.S. Senate.

May 09, 2011 2:50 pm

Ellsworth won't run for governor

 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth says he won't run for Indiana governor - or any other office - next year.

February 22, 2011 7:41 am

BRIAN HOWEY: The epic two-year health reform battle begins

There was a woman at Kokomo's Republican headquarters last August who charged Senate candidate Dan Coats with a mission: "I urge you to start out by repealing all the major legislation from this session. Obviously Obama will veto, and it will be sustained, but take the vote."

January 09, 2011 12:00 am

MARK KIESLING: Bayh's decision doesn't promote Lake Dem unity

News that outgoing Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh won't seek the state's governorship hasn't done much to promote Democratic unity in Lake County.

December 20, 2010 12:00 am

BRIAN HOWEY: What we learned from Tuesday's election

INDIANAPOLIS | So, what lessons should we take from Tuesday's election? Let me count the ways:

November 07, 2010 12:00 am

MARK KIESLING: Just when you thought you were safe from politics

Now that Tuesday's elections are history, we can all sit back and breathe a sigh of relief.

November 07, 2010 12:00 am
Coats headed back to Washington

Coats headed back to Washington

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Dan Coats has recaptured his old seat in the world's most deliberative body.

November 03, 2010 12:00 am Photos


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Learn more about Indiana candidates for U.S. Senator. (No response received from Rebecca Sink-Burris.)

October 28, 2010 12:00 am Related

NC Dems dig in their tarheels on Coats

With less than a week before the election, Indiana Democrats are desperate for improvement at the top of the state's ticket. Democrat Brad Ellsworth is significantly behind Republican Dan Coats in the U.S. Senate race. So it's back to some of the Democrats' best work -- making fun of Coats o…

October 27, 2010 1:54 am

ANDREA NEAL: Voters face barrage of pre-election mud

On the eve of the 1800 election, a letter by Alexander Hamilton accusing John Adams of character defects and declaring him "unfit" for the presidency was leaked to Adams' rivals. In no time, the words went viral. Consider it one of the first examples of negative campaigning.

October 27, 2010 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: We endorse Coats for U.S. Senate

Hoosier voters have three choices on the ballot for U.S. Senate — Republican Dan Coats, Democrat Brad Ellsworth or Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris.

October 26, 2010 12:00 am Related
Brad Ellsworth

Brad Ellsworth

Brad Ellsworth, democratic candidate for the United States Senate from Indiana.

October 19, 2010 3:21 pm

Ellsworth offers plan to change Washington

INDIANAPOLIS | A lifetime ban on lawmakers becoming lobbyists and a balanced budget amendment are among the reforms U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth, D-Ind., vows to pursue if Hoosiers elect him to the U.S. Senate.

August 03, 2010 2:45 pm

Rasmussen poll puts Coats way ahead

If a poll released Monday is any indication, Indiana looks ripe for a Republican pickup in the Senate this year.

July 12, 2010 5:30 pm

Durbin sounds off on elections, roads, BP and Asian carp

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., came to Indianapolis on Saturday to speak at a fundraiser for Democratic Indiana U.S. Senate candidate Brad Ellsworth.

June 28, 2010 12:00 am
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