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Clinton embraces Iowa, Obama in return to state

Clinton embraces Iowa, Obama in return to state

Former Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising Steak Fry, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

September 15, 2014 10:05 am
Close contests in GOP, Dem race for 11th House District

Close contests in GOP, Dem race for 11th House District

INDIANAPOLIS | A rare Indiana House race without an incumbent running produced close results Tuesday for the Republican and Democratic nominations in the 11th District.

May 06, 2014 11:04 pm Photos

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Fundraiser lists, emails raise Bennett questions

Fundraiser lists, emails raise Bennett questions

INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett kept multiple campaign databases on Department of Education servers and ordered his staff to dissect a speech by his Democratic opponent for inaccuracies last fall in apparent violations of Indiana election and ethics laws, documents o…

September 11, 2013 5:30 pm

Chicago district disappointed in ex-congressman

CHICAGO | Residents in this swath of sprawling Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs have brimmed with loyalty to Jesse Jackson Jr. over the past 17 years, giving him an enthusiastic majority each election — even after questionable links to ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, reports of an extramarital aff…

February 21, 2013 10:00 am
Ryan: Romney won't 'duck tough issues' on economy

Ryan: Romney won't 'duck tough issues' on economy

TAMPA, Fla. | Seizing the Republican National Convention spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan promised Wednesday night Mitt Romney "will not duck the tough issues" if he wins the White House this fall and their party will move forcefully to solve the nation's economic woes.

August 29, 2012 4:00 pm
GOP convention team reaches out to women, vets

GOP convention team reaches out to women, vets

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks Wednesday at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis.

August 29, 2012 3:12 pm

Republicans nominate Romney, lambaste Obama

TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention scripted to propel him into a close race for the White House in tough economic times.

August 28, 2012 5:20 pm
Serena Williams

Serena Williams

Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy after defeating Agnieszka Radwanska to win the women's final match Saturday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.

July 07, 2012 5:07 pm
Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.

May 14, 2012 10:40 am Video

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A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Where's the demand?

May 05, 2012 12:00 am

Santorum ends GOP presidential campaign run

GETTYSBURG, Pa. | Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.

April 10, 2012 5:15 pm
Designers lend their glamour to the Obama campaign

Designers lend their glamour to the Obama campaign

Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago? Yes it can, says actress Scarlett Johansson, even if it's one designer tote bag at a time.

February 14, 2012 9:00 am
Designers lend their glamour to Obama campaign

Designers lend their glamour to Obama campaign

Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago?

February 07, 2012 11:05 pm

Senate wants local candidates to disclose finances

INDIANAPOLIS | Candidates for local offices would be required to submit a financial disclosure form upon declaring their candidacy under legislation approved 48-0 by the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate on Thursday.

January 19, 2012 5:15 pm

Unions helped bankroll House Democrats' walkout

INDIANAPOLIS | Expenses incurred during the House Democrats' 34-day walkout were paid for in part by labor organizations, campaign finance records show.

May 09, 2011 11:30 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: The unsavory practice of poaching jobs

It's hard to imagine anyone or any organization more critical than we've been of Illinois' ill-advised, premature and audacious increase in the state income tax.

February 12, 2011 12:00 am
James Snyder

James Snyder

James Snyder

January 23, 2011 12:00 am
Christmas for Elderly tops $500,000 in two decades

Christmas for Elderly tops $500,000 in two decades

VALPARAISO | Despite dwindling donations for many charities during the holidays, Christmas for the Elderly has broken through the half-million-dollar mark in its 23-year-old campaign.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST EDITORIALS: Campaign finance fix far from complete

If you believe federal prosecutors, Rod Blagojevich in December 2008 was in a race against time to fatten his campaign coffers.

January 08, 2011 12:00 am
Christmas for the Elderly: Flint Lake Elementary 3rd-graders help cheer those in need

Christmas for the Elderly: Flint Lake Elementary 3rd-graders help cheer those in need

VALPARAISO | When creating Christmas cards, Kalie Kasl, 8, of Valparaiso, believes the most important part of the design is to add "lots of color."

December 24, 2010 9:00 pm Photos

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