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Porter County early voting site battle goes on

VALPARAISO | Despite both parties saying they wanted to be reasonable and find a compromise location for the early voting location in Valparaiso, neither side wanted to accept the other's proposals.

March 21, 2014 4:19 pm

Candy dish offers lessons in politics, ideology

As the only Democrat in the DeMotte Town Hall during the Clinton administration, I tried to enhance my friendship with other town employees by providing a "good will" candy dish for them.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am

I was so cold in Lake County recently that ...

It was so cold in Lake County the other day that I saw Democrats with their hands in their own pockets!

January 15, 2014 12:00 am
Lake Surveyor Van Til pleads guilty

Lake Surveyor Van Til pleads guilty

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til takes a call from Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist as he watches the election returns come in during the 2012 general election. Van Til agreed to plead guilty Monday to federal charges of using his office's employees and resourced for political purposes.

December 02, 2013 12:45 pm

Democrats have turned USA into laughingstock

If Democrats and labor unions are so good for our country, why are we $12 trillion in debt with taxes sky-high and more debt coming every day?

November 29, 2013 12:00 am

Democrats have changed original Chinese proverb

There is an old Chinese proverb: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." My Yankee ancestors changed this a bit: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you can sell him a pole, hooks, boots, etc."

November 25, 2013 12:00 am
Indianapolis Democrat to run for secretary of state in '14

Indianapolis Democrat to run for secretary of state in '14

INDIANAPOLIS | Marion County Clerk Beth White is set to announce Monday she is seeking the Democratic nomination for Indiana secretary of state.

November 02, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Obamacare will never work in current form

My family is similar to most families in America, half are Republicans and the other half are Democrats. During family functions, the conversation can get pretty lively when Benghazi, IRS, Keystone pipeline, Obama, Hillary Clinton or Eric Holder are raised.

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Don't expect pay if you're not working

MARC CHASE: Don't expect pay if you're not working

What if any of us walked off the job in protest because we didn't see eye-to-eye with our supervisors or co-workers?

June 27, 2013 12:00 am
Lake Surveyor Van Til indicted by feds

Lake Surveyor Van Til indicted by feds

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til takes a call from Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist as he watches the election returns come in during the 2012 general election. Van Til is accused by the U.S. attorney's office of using public employees and equipment to do political work.

May 17, 2013 2:30 pm

House Democrats plan to force vote on Pence tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.

February 15, 2013 1:00 pm

Candidates promise their own form of fiscal stimulus for the 2nd Congressional District

OLYMPIA FIELDS | Candidates in the 2nd Congressional District last week offered initiatives to improve the district's economic situation. While most of the suggestions weren't new, each candidate promised a renewed vigor to push them forward.

February 03, 2013 6:30 pm

Nation's real problem is spending, not low taxes

We keep hearing that the fiscal cliff is coming, and if we don’t do something now, we will go into another recession.

December 03, 2012 12:00 am

Senate president says compromise with GOP still his goal, says Democratic caucus is a diverse group

SPRINGFIELD | Tuesday’s election left Democrats holding a whopping 40 of 59 seats in the Illinois Senate, giving Senate President John Cullerton a veto-proof majority and leaving minority Republicans with an even smaller voice in the legislative process.

November 11, 2012 12:00 am
Dems await results in Merrillville

Dems await results in Merrillville

Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub gets good news Tuesday from County Coroner Merrilee Frey at the American Legion Post 430 in Merrillville.

November 06, 2012 9:18 pm
Dems await results in Merrillville

Dems await results in Merrillville

Former East Chicago Mayor Robert Pastrick, left, chats with County Commissioner Gerry Scheub at the American Legion Post 430 in Merrillville.

November 06, 2012 9:18 pm
County candidates square off in forum

County candidates square off in forum

VALPARAISO | Candidates for contested Porter County Council and commissioner seats pretty much agreed with each other Tuesday night during a forum sponsored by the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.

October 23, 2012 8:45 pm

Ironic how Democrats denied God three times at convention

John 13:38 (speaking to Peter) "Jesus answered ... Verily, verily I say unto you, The cock shall not crow until thou hast denied me thrice."

September 17, 2012 12:00 am

Democrats united behind Obama

Four years after the most divisive primary election battle in the party's history, thousands of Democratic delegates -- including 17 from Northwest Indiana -- will stand united this week in Charlotte, N.C., as Barack Obama accepts his party's nomination for a second term as president.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Vote Republican for better government in Lake County

In the past 50 years, more than 50 Lake County Democrats have been investigated by authorities, prosecuted or thrown in jail for their criminal actions. Many of those convicted of pay to play schemes and election fraud were handily winning their elections every November before the law caught…

August 17, 2012 12:00 am
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