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LEE HAMILTON: Why incumbents keep getting re-elected

LEE HAMILTON: Why incumbents keep getting re-elected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County clerk takes big step toward re-election

Incumbent Lake County Clerk Mike Brown easily defeated challenger Josefina Magallenes in Tuesday's Democratic primary as he looks toward a second decade as a Lake County elected official.

May 07, 2014 9:46 pm

Cid's vote against tax paves way to primary victory

CROWN POINT | Christine Cid, who has sometimes gone against the tide during her time on the Lake County Council, may have ridden an anti-tax sentiment to victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for District 5.

May 06, 2014 10:18 pm
Phelps optimistic in race against Visclosky

Phelps optimistic in race against Visclosky

INDIANAPOLIS | After shaking hundreds of hands at the Lake County Fair last week, Republican Congressional candidate Joel Phelps knows for sure he's not the only region resident craving change in Washington, D.C.

August 12, 2012 8:00 pm Photos


EDITORIAL: Dem policy discourages new ideas

A number of candidates have complained about the Lake County Democratic Party's policy of automatically endorsing incumbents. They're right; the policy is wrong.

March 02, 2012 12:00 am
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