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President Barack Obama lands in Gary

President Barack Obama lands in Gary

President Barack Obama lands at the Gary/Chicago International Airport for a one-day visit to the Chicago area.

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Obama begins Chicago trip at Gary airport

Obama begins Chicago trip at Gary airport

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly warmly greeted President Barack Obama on Wednesday night after his first landing at the Gary/Chicago International Airport while serving as president.

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BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels’ political legacy trumps Bayh’s return

BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels’ political legacy trumps Bayh’s return

For political junkies, the notion of former Democratic Gov. Evan Bayh challenging Gov. Mike Pence was as enticing as a Sox vs. Cubs World Series.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
Donnelly wants military suicide prevention plan OK'd

Donnelly wants military suicide prevention plan OK'd

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., expressed frustration Wednesday his legislation aimed at preventing military suicides likely won't get a final vote until after Election Day.

September 17, 2014 3:30 pm Video
Mourners say farewell to Merrillville officer

Mourners say farewell to Merrillville officer

Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz was laid to rest as police officers, relatives, and friends said their final good-byes.

September 15, 2014 7:11 pm

Indiana turnout not affected by voter ID requirement

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame for the state's lackluster voter turnout.

August 31, 2014 9:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress should avoid taking wrong turn on road of faith and life

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress should avoid taking wrong turn on road of faith and life

“Congress has never passed legislation with the specific purpose of reducing Americans’ religious freedom. It should not consider doing so now.”

August 27, 2014 1:25 pm
RICH JAMES: Is it time to say bye Bayh?

RICH JAMES: Is it time to say bye Bayh?

There have been two modern-day travesties in Indiana politics. And the state’s ultra-conservative element has been responsible for both of them.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., remains committed to expanding suicide-prevention screening to all military service members, even as the number of soldier suicides dropped by 8 percent last year.

July 23, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Hundreds honor slain Gary officer

Hundreds honor slain Gary officer

Law enforcement and fire officials from across the Midwest gathered to remember Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.

July 14, 2014 10:04 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Work at all levels to fight drug problem

GUEST COMMENTARY: Work at all levels to fight drug problem

Hoosiers have the right to live in peace. Yet, too many of our friends and neighbors are living in fear.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
I strongly believe American flag unites us

I strongly believe American flag unites us

When I think about the American flag, I reflect on the journey of many of our ancestors who ventured across the ocean to the shores of America to build a better life and for the promise of liberty, freedom and opportunity. The flag is a reminder of what generations of Americans have fought f…

July 02, 2014 11:36 am
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June 12, 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
Donnelly's military suicide screening plan advances

Donnelly's military suicide screening plan advances

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal sponsored by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to improve suicide prevention screening for U.S. service members and National Guard troops cleared a key committee Thursday.

May 22, 2014 6:30 pm
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
Porter County police honor their own during service

Porter County police honor their own during service

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind. told Porter County Sheriff Department officers of a childhood ritual lovingly forced upon him by his mom, whose brother was a policeman.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Provide suicide risk screening for troops

EDITORIAL: Provide suicide risk screening for troops

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's first bill in the Senate was the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2013. He has reintroduced the legislation this month. It's a good bill that shows compassion and support for the troops.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am Video Related
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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I'll work for pragmatic Great Lakes solutions

One of my priorities in the U.S. Senate is protecting the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin from the spread of invasive species like Asian carp.

May 07, 2014 5:36 pm
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