It was a simple but troubling question for U.S. Sen. Dan Coats. “Could Baghdad fall to ISIS?”
To quote singer Carole King, we’ve felt the earth move under our feet. For the proponents of the constitutional marriage amendment, the new fears are the skies are tumbling down, tumbling down.
GNAW BONE, Ind. | If you’re a member of the Indiana General Assembly, at your next campaign event or town hall meeting ask these questions: If you elect me, should I serve a full-term? Would it be OK if I quit in the next year or so?
For political junkies, the notion of former Democratic Gov. Evan Bayh challenging Gov. Mike Pence was as enticing as a Sox vs. Cubs World Series.
A man in the back of the Aurora City Hall council chambers asked Gov. Mike Pence if he was going to run for president in 2016. The governor had a great response: “I have to read the newspapers to keep up with my ambitions.”
Here’s a viewing assignment: A July edition of the PBS Frontline series titled “Losing Iraq.”
The words came from the lips of Sgt. Matthew Tiblow of Hobart, stationed with the Indiana National Guard 76th Infantry in Kuwait in 2008.
NASHVILLE, Ind. | Sometime between Labor Day and Sept. 10 when he appears at a Northwest Indiana One Region event, Evan Bayh is expected to make a decision that will have emphatic political ramifications for Indiana over the next decade.
In the 2008 Indiana gubernatorial campaign, Democratic nominee Jill Long Thompson said she intended to save every Indiana community through what she called a “three-tiered” economic plan that would infuse distressed areas with new jobs.
Sometimes folks with the biggest hearts lack comparably sized pocketbooks.
Let’s ponder “our children” and “their children.”
Congress is embarrassing. Our political system is failing us.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | We live in an era of eroding faith in government while we face an array of intractable problems.
Any illusions I had about the progressive nature of the Vladimir Putin’s Russian regime quickly dissipated when I returned to my Moscow Grand Marriott room in August 2007. Upon opening the door, I was greeted with the spectacle of my papers and note pads strewn about the room. It was clear t…
INDIANAPOLIS | This could be the saga of “LeBron Bayh.”
If you needed a poster to display the dysfunction in Congress, look no further than the “We Shall Overcome” photo op that took place with Congressional leaders on Tuesday. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell linked hands and arms and swayed uncomfortably as they obs…
We should remember Staff Sgt. Richard Blakley of Plainfield. And Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith of Anderson, Spec. Gregory Paul Sanders of Hobart and Sgt. Craig A. Boling of Elkhart.
Less than two years after Democrats tried to tag the “war on women” label on Indiana Republicans — with some success — delegates at the GOP convention in Fort Wayne nominated the first all-female ticket in state history.
For a major state political party running on fumes, the “Big Dem Weekend” should put the Hoosier political establishment on notice that the super minority Democrats are ready to feed off what they call the “socially divisive Republican agenda.”
When the early historical accounts of Mike Pence’s first stint as a government executive are assembled, the critical moment will likely be 10 a.m. May 15, 2014.
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