INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers today know Dan Coats as their U.S. senator, but nine years ago his informal title was far more exotic — Sherpa.
As Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign in February 2011, the most conspicuous person in the wings was Terre Haute attorney Jim Bopp Jr.
Perhaps Lake County Republicans aren't endangered species after all. Maybe it's time to retract the characterization I've made in past columns of a minuscule number of conservatives wandering the region.
Conventional wisdom dictates rampant political corruption radiating from certain members of a county political party — coupled with excessive government taxing and spending — should create the perfect environment for fresh faces to sweep into elected offices.
While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.
In a U.S. Senate race engulfed by obfuscated national special interest money, Democrat Joe Donnelly charged that the seat is being “sold.”
INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly is wondering where his opponent has gone.
INDIANAPOLIS | Many Northwest Indiana television viewers are getting their first look at how a Super PAC works to influence an election outcome.
This anti-Donnelly ad, paid for by the Crossroads GPS Super PAC, has been airing in Indiana -- including on region cable networks -- since Thursday
Many of us are asking: Where is the United States going? We are in the middle of a presidential campaign, and members of Congress are in a quandary. The trust in government these days ranks at about 12 percent and the president at about 44 percent, so we are in for a negative campaign tellin…
Grover Norquist, of Americans for Tax Reform, finally got his way. With the GOP leaders and the corporate business community and the Tea Party, they have put the fear of God into members of the Republican-led Congress.
Is Portage ready for a civil mayoral campaign, and who will be the first candidate to compare his or her opponents to sacks of weasel vomit -- and not in a good way?
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