The fray over how to fund government in Lake County has taken a definite political plunge.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board will greet two new Republican members Tuesday when it convenes to set up polling places for this spring's school referendum in Munster.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will visit Indianapolis on Sept. 17 for a fundraiser co-hosted by former state Rep. Dan Dumezich, R-Schererville.
Four political figures from Northwest Indiana were on the short list for lieutenant governor on both the Democratic and Republican tickets.
INDIANAPOLIS | Mitt Romney swooped into Indiana for a private fundraiser Monday night but left the state without holding a single public event, just hours before the polls opened for Republicans to select their presidential candidate.
SCHERERVILLE | Former state representative Daniel Dumezich has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment.
INDIANAPOLIS | Voters in 10 states will go to the polls Tuesday for what may be the beginning of the end of the Republican presidential nominating contest.
INDIANAPOLIS | A last-minute recount of ballot petition signatures has won Republican Rick Santorum a spot on Indiana's presidential primary election ballot.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Mike Pence will be the Republican nominee for Indiana governor after the Indiana Election Commission ruled Friday that Jim Wallace did not submit enough signatures to qualify for the ballot.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Election Commission will hear challenges Friday to 13 federal and state candidates seeking a spot on the state's ballot.
Do the right thing. That was not only the name of a pretty decent Spike Lee film but also what I am urging Dan Dumezich to do.
SCHERERVILLE | A prominent local Republican who believes only Mitt Romney can return America to prosperity said Monday he will rule fairly about whether to eliminate one of Romney's conservative rivals from Indiana's May 8 GOP primary.
News this week of campaign donations and campaign spending brings us back to a familiar axiom in politics: Money is power.
For years, the race for a seat on the Lake County Board of Commissioners has been anything but a race.
INDIANAPOLIS | The early presidential caucus and primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina will be the center of the Republican Party's world next month, but Indiana's May 8 primary could prove more important.
CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Sheriff Roy Dominguez may sue to undo a bipartisan redistricting plan that gives incumbent Commissioner Gerry Scheub a clearer path to re-election next year.
The Lake County Redistricting Commission seems to have lost sight of the aim of redistricting — to serve constituents, not incumbents.
INDIANAPOLIS | A literal back-room deal Monday set the new boundaries of Lake County Council and commissioner districts, but in an unusual move, the commissioner districts will change again following the 2012 elections.
The recent Republican-led Indiana House redistricting is going to lead to some very interesting contests and none more interesting locally than the 15th District.
The redistricting process usually is dominated by insiders for the benefit of incumbents. Incumbent politicians are able to redraw their districts, essentially picking their voters.
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