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Donnelly donates government shutdown pay to food banks

Donnelly donates government shutdown pay to food banks

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., has donated a portion of the salary he earned during the 16-day federal government shutdown to a Gary food bank.

November 21, 2013 5:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: Let congressional committees function

DOUG ROSS: Let congressional committees function

Everyone knows Congress is dysfunctional. U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, knows this well. He offered his insights Monday to The Times Editorial Board and on the nwi.com Political Roundtable.

November 08, 2013 12:00 am Video
GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress must return to budgets, stability

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress must return to budgets, stability

The last months of institutional turmoil in Congress have included sequestration, a government shutdown and a near default on our debt. My vote, in favor of the bipartisan compromise to re-open the government and to prevent default on our monetary obligations, was necessary to make certain t…

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Pence insists shutdown is the fault of Obama, Obamacare

Pence insists shutdown is the fault of Obama, Obamacare

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence blamed Barack Obama for the federal government shutdown Friday, saying the Democratic president should give in to some of the House Republicans' demands.

October 04, 2013 9:50 am
Hoosier Congressman reveals GOP shutdown is pointless

Hoosier Congressman reveals GOP shutdown is pointless

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Congressman has accidentally exposed the government shutdown strategy of U.S. House Republicans -- they don't have one.

October 03, 2013 2:45 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Hardball politics fouls Americans, economy

Every good parent knows Congress needs a time-out. That's not what the federal government needs, however.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am
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