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During last year's budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, "We don't have a spending problem."

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EDITORIAL: Confirm Gary native as VA secretary

EDITORIAL: Confirm Gary native as VA secretary

Gary native Robert McDonald will have a long, arduous road ahead of him should the U.S. Senate confirm him as the new head of the embattled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
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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December 19, 2013 12:00 am
NWI man fasting for immigration reform

NWI man fasting for immigration reform

WASHINGTON | An East Chicago community organizer fasting for immigration reform on the National Mall had a visit from the president and first lady, who shared their support.

November 30, 2013 11:01 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: D.C. should plug into German example

GUEST COMMENTARY: D.C. should plug into German example

The maneuvering by Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior politicians in Germany to form a viable new government is important for Europe, and beyond. Unfortunately, the alarming partisan budget standoff in Washington, D.C., preoccupied most related media attention.

October 19, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Strife isn't o'er, battle isn't won

EDITORIAL: Strife isn't o'er, battle isn't won

What was gained Wednesday night with legislation to reopen the federal government and raise the debt limit was a temporary reprieve, not a victory.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Video
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October 17, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Hoosier GOP members on a potential default

BRIAN HOWEY: Hoosier GOP members on a potential default

The Obamacare health exchanges got off to a disastrous start this month, plagued by systemic computer glitches. But the focus of the nation was fixated on a congressionally induced government shutdown and a potential default that could dwarf the Lehman Brothers collapse of 2008 and the Great…

October 13, 2013 12:00 am
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October 11, 2013 12:00 am
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October 08, 2013 12:00 am
Hoosier Congressman reveals GOP shutdown is pointless

Hoosier Congressman reveals GOP shutdown is pointless

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Congressman has accidentally exposed the government shutdown strategy of U.S. House Republicans -- they don't have one.

October 03, 2013 2:45 pm Related
BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare, propaganda and statesmanship

BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare, propaganda and statesmanship

What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Gary needs same help Hammond got

RICH JAMES: Gary needs same help Hammond got

It was about 2000 when the elite side of the public sector waged the greatest fight I’ve ever seen.

August 07, 2013 12:00 am
Hoosier's Obamacare funding fight could force government shutdown

Hoosier's Obamacare funding fight could force government shutdown

INDIANAPOLIS | A northeast Indiana congressman is risking a potential shutdown of the federal government in his last-ditch effort to delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

August 01, 2013 10:50 am Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Jackson successor: Will he keep the airport idea flying?

The resignation of Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Sr. was pretty much telegraphed when it became clear he is under federal investigation.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Shaw Thoughts: Geriatric Genius

Shaw Thoughts: Geriatric Genius

He walks slowly these days—a kind of stoop-shouldered amble—his face reflecting the aches and pains of a 72-year-old body that’s been invaded by prostate cancer, Lyme disease and a mild stroke that still affects coordination.

November 20, 2012 12:00 pm Related

Boehner gives high marks to Romney VP pick Ryan

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. | House Speaker John Boehner hasn't forgotten the help he got from the Ohio college student who staked up the campaign signs during Boehner's first congressional run. Twenty years later, that student, Paul Ryan, is the Republican candidate for vice president.

August 13, 2012 6:30 pm
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