Defense Secretary Robert Gates was professional and effective in office, but has abruptly reversed course with his new volume of memoirs which bluntly criticize former colleagues, including President Barack Obama.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.
If you’re a Democrat, you’re looking over your shoulder heading into the 2014 Affordable Care Act installation (and mid-term elections) and pointing out that people with pre-existing conditions will be covered, there no longer will be annual limits for coverage received, and that college kid…
Have you wondered which Republican senators President Barack Obama invited to tonight's high-profile but private dinner at the White House? One of them is a Hoosier.
In April 2008, Hillary Clinton made a campaign appearance at the Wigwam in Anderson. About two hours before she took the stage, a huge line of thousands of people encircled the historic basketball gym, waiting to get in.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Ahead of Tuesday's final U.S. Senate debate, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is telling Hoosiers in a new ad airing on Northwest Indiana cable TV stations that he needs them to elect Richard Mourdock.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is widely believed that the U.S. Senate is a broken institution, trapped by its own rules into requiring 60 out of 100 votes to take any action.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., wants Hoosier supporters of U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., to put aside any anger remaining from the bitter Republican primary and elect Richard Mourdock to the U.S. Senate.
CROWN POINT | Lake County voters already are turning out to vote, election officials said Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | A once-in-a-generation presidential candidate with a huge campaign cash advantage turned Indiana in 2008 from solidly Republican into a battleground state narrowly won by Democrat Barack Obama.
Don’t blame Mitt Romney and Barack Obama for the ugly tone of the 2012 presidential race. Blame John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. They started it.
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The election defeat of the effort to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is significant for national politics, in particular the Midwest. Democratic nominee Tom Barrett, Milwaukee's mayor, faced Walker in a replay of their 2010 election contest.
INDIANAPOLIS | They ran together in 2008 for president and vice president, but U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin don't agree on who should be Indiana's Republican candidate for U.S. Senate.
"Manufacturing is coming back," declared President Barack Obama at a Master Lock plant in Milwaukee, Wis. Actually, the U.S. remains one of the principal manufacturing powers on the planet, but this trip was designed to help win November elections, not provide an economics lecture.
In St. Joseph County, the prosecutor is investigating claims that hundreds of signatures were forged on petitions to qualify Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the state presidential primary ballot in 2008.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2010 census report coming out Tuesday will include a boatload of good political news for Republicans and grim data for Democrats hoping to re-elect President Barack Obama and rebound from last month's devastating elections.
One of the good things that can be said about President Bush's tenure in the White House is that it's almost over.
Use your morning cup of coffee as a political statement.
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