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Senator's aide visiting Lake, Newton counties Tuesday

Senator's aide visiting Lake, Newton counties Tuesday

A staffer for U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind, will be available in Lake and Newton counties Tuesday to meet with Northwest Indiana residents needing assistance with federal government issues.

September 17, 2014 10:05 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Grasping the American ‘big stick’

BRIAN HOWEY: Grasping the American ‘big stick’

Here’s a viewing assignment: A July edition of the PBS Frontline series titled “Losing Iraq.” 

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress should pave way for innovation

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress should pave way for innovation

Over the next decade, more than half of America’s economic growth is expected to come from the fields of science and technology.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Never forget attacks, never forget troops

EDITORIAL: Never forget attacks, never forget troops

Thirteen years ago today, the world was transfixed and transformed by the hijacked jetliners that crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a farm field in Pennsylvania. Our world was forever changed.

September 11, 2014 12:05 am Related
RICH JAMES: Right-to-work fight buoys Democrats

RICH JAMES: Right-to-work fight buoys Democrats

There are those who say the Indiana right-to-work law would be better named the right-to-work-for-less law.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
PETE SEAT: Outside Hoosier TV markets, try grassroots

PETE SEAT: Outside Hoosier TV markets, try grassroots

Hotly contested races in Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky are producing voter annoyance and fatigue in Indiana, including in the region, providing a ceiling for both parties working to parlay their work in 2014 into gains in 2016.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Foley, Sotloff and the ‘Pottery Barn rule’

BRIAN HOWEY: Foley, Sotloff and the ‘Pottery Barn rule’

The words came from the lips of Sgt. Matthew Tiblow of Hobart, stationed with the Indiana National Guard 76th Infantry in Kuwait in 2008.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
Pence wants child immigrants sent home

Pence wants child immigrants sent home

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants the 245 unaccompanied child immigrants recently placed with Indiana relatives or sponsors sent back across the nation's southern border as soon as possible.

July 29, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

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…

July 24, 2014 12:10 pm

BLOG: Coats complimented for crying

It's not often that a senator is congratulated for being reduced to tears, but it happened Wednesday to U.S. Sen. Dan Coats.

July 09, 2014 4:30 pm
Flag reminds me of sacrifices made, sacrifices needed

Flag reminds me of sacrifices made, sacrifices needed

The American flag has accompanied our armed forces into battle since the Revolutionary War. It has been draped over the coffins of heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice. Old Glory has been present at the liberation of oppressed peoples and stitched on the uniforms of those delivering life-s…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Supreme Court ruling draws mixed reaction from Indiana

Politicians and organizations, including some from Indiana, issued comments of support and of disappointment following a Supreme Court ruling regarding contraceptive coverage.

June 30, 2014 5:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Energetic carbon rules would hurt Hoosiers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally revealed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that could be devastating for Indiana.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: VA shouldn't wait on needed reforms

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is under increasing pressure to resign or, better yet, immediately improve the treatment of U.S. veterans.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Support effort to help Hoosier nonprofits regain tax-exempt status

GUEST COMMENTARY: Support effort to help Hoosier nonprofits regain tax-exempt status

As the federal government is forced to reduce spending, community and faith-based organizations are increasingly filling the void.

May 23, 2014 12:00 am
Senators ask if Hoosier vets waitlisted for care

Senators ask if Hoosier vets waitlisted for care

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's two U.S. senators are seeking assurances that Hoosier veterans have not been unduly forced to wait for care at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers.

May 20, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Coats had front-row seat to two U.S. Supreme Court nominations

Coats had front-row seat to two U.S. Supreme Court nominations

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers today know Dan Coats as their U.S. senator, but nine years ago his informal title was far more exotic — Sherpa.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Coats rips management of U.S. veterans agency

Coats rips management of U.S. veterans agency

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., condemned the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday, claiming the federal agency is plagued by a culture of mismanagement and indifference to veterans' needs.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm
EDITORIAL: Build Keystone XL for safety's sake

EDITORIAL: Build Keystone XL for safety's sake

The Keystone XL pipeline should be built as a way to make oil transportation safer.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Top Ten list doesn't help USA's world standing

A message to Sen. Dan Coats regarding his Top Ten list: Dan, perhaps you missed something. While Vladimir Putin is playing war chess, Coats is playing humor to a serious situation.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
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