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MARTIN HENRICHS: Democratic Party can offer only regrets

MARTIN HENRICHS: Democratic Party can offer only regrets

The Declaration of Independence recognizes that all men are created equal by God with rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet one major political party historically fought against equal rights for blacks and voted against acknowledging God in its 2012 national convention.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Republican statewide candidates take huge fundraising lead

Republican statewide candidates take huge fundraising lead

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican candidates for secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer combined have nearly five times as much money to spend ahead of the Nov. 4 elections than their Democratic opponents.

October 16, 2014 11:15 am
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October 11, 2014 12:00 am
PETE SEAT: National GOP mirrors dilemma of Hoosier Democrats

PETE SEAT: National GOP mirrors dilemma of Hoosier Democrats

Nationally, Republicans are without a leader, without a message and without a plan. The party is having a difficult time defining exactly what it stands for in the waning years of the Obama era and seems intent on waiting until a presidential nominee emerges to figure it all out. Ironically …

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County preschool leaders meet in Indy to share strategies

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's pilot preschool program inched closer to reality Wednesday as community leaders from the five selected counties, including Lake County, met with one another and state officials to coordinate implementation strategies ahead of an expected 2015 launch.

September 24, 2014 8:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: Could Indiana be presidential battleground?

DOUG ROSS: Could Indiana be presidential battleground?

Before Evan Bayh spoke at One Region's annual luncheon Wednesday, everyone was asking if the former senator and governor would announce whether he's going to run for governor in 2016. But that's wan't the right question.

September 14, 2014 9:00 am Related
Right-to-work took long journey to Supreme Court

Right-to-work took long journey to Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday in Attorney General Greg Zoeller's first appeal of two Lake County judicial rulings finding the state's right-to-work law violates the Indiana Constitution.

September 03, 2014 6:30 pm Related

Will Hoosiers stay home on Election Day?

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's election season traditionally kicks into high gear after Labor Day, but this year it seems few Hoosiers are paying attention to state and local candidates and issues — setting the stage for potentially the lowest general election voter turnout in history.

August 30, 2014 9:00 pm

Smith fails to appear on stalking charge

VALPARAISO | A hearing on whether former Valparaiso mayor candidate Scott Smith violated a no-contact order was not held Thursday because Smith failed to appear.

August 21, 2014 8:30 pm
State chairman wants Dems to focus on fall races

State chairman wants Dems to focus on fall races

CROWN POINT | The Indiana party boss is in Lake County this week to remind Democrats there is an election this fall.

August 14, 2014 6:50 pm
State candidates say they're not using gov't equipment in campaigns

State candidates say they're not using gov't equipment in campaigns

INDIANAPOLIS | The two state officeholders seeking election in November insist they are not using government-owned equipment for campaign purposes, even though the State Ethics Commission recently concluded they could.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crossing the Line -- State Fairs

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: State fairs.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Lawsuit stops Lake precinct purge for now

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board canceled its special meetings early Friday to discuss plans to discard precincts in Democratic Party strongholds after a judge slapped a 10-day injunction on them.

August 01, 2014 5:36 pm
PHIL AT THE PHAIR: You can smell the schmaltz at the Porter County Fair

PHIL AT THE PHAIR: You can smell the schmaltz at the Porter County Fair

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | After missing the opening days of the fair while I did some reporting in Lake County, it was good to get back in time to see the Porter County Fair and all the sights, smells, sounds, smells, tastes, smells, schmaltz and ... what the heck is that smell anyway?

July 21, 2014 5:09 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: A comeback saga for ‘LeBron Bayh?'

BRIAN HOWEY: A comeback saga for ‘LeBron Bayh?'

INDIANAPOLIS | This could be the saga of “LeBron Bayh.”

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Lake sheriff elected chairman of county Democratic Party

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich was elected Saturday as head of the Lake County Democratic Party.

June 29, 2014 6:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Long’s Article V convention and redistricting

BRIAN HOWEY: Long’s Article V convention and redistricting

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…

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
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June 23, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Leyva shows what's wrong with Lake GOP

RICH JAMES: Leyva shows what's wrong with Lake GOP

Mark Leyva is pretty much the poster child for what’s wrong with the Lake County Republican Party.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Marriage, treasurer race divides GOP convention

FORT WAYNE | The party unity helping Hoosier Republicans win control of nearly every statewide elected office for the past decade is beginning to fracture.

June 07, 2014 1:49 pm
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