President Barack Obama lands at the Gary/Chicago International Airport for a one-day visit to the Chicago area.
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.
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.
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.
Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz was laid to rest as police officers, relatives, and friends said their final good-byes.
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.
“Congress has never passed legislation with the specific purpose of reducing Americans’ religious freedom. It should not consider doing so now.”
There have been two modern-day travesties in Indiana politics. And the state’s ultra-conservative element has been responsible for both of them.
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.
Law enforcement and fire officials from across the Midwest gathered to remember Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.
Hoosiers have the right to live in peace. Yet, too many of our friends and neighbors are living in fear.
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…
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Keystone XL pipeline should be built as a way to make oil transportation safer.
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.
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