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GUEST COMMENTARY: There's a fix for what ails Congress

GUEST COMMENTARY: There's a fix for what ails Congress

These are hard times for Congress. Our democracy’s keystone political institution is widely derided as ineffective, unproductive, irrelevant, and sadly out of touch.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Rail, ethics will move region forward

DOUG ROSS: Rail, ethics will move region forward

Two events this week show Northwest Indiana isn't satisfied with the status quo. It's moving forward, and everyone should get on board with these two movements.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Former congressman to be ethics keynote speaker

HOBART | Former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton will be the keynote speaker at this year's Ethics in Government breakfast next month.

February 18, 2014 8:15 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: We will show what Hoosier spirit is all about

Statehood Day is a day we relish with genuine Hoosier pride. On Dec. 11, 1816, Indiana, once part of the vast Northwest Territory, was officially recognized as a burgeoning new state comprised of great resources and the promise of a better future.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
A NEW LEAF: Marsha Coats' Real Life in Public Service

A NEW LEAF: Marsha Coats' Real Life in Public Service

Senator Dan Coats was a person who has this legendary status that certain government leaders from Indiana just seemed to acquire. The iconic people you hear about from the Hoosier state like Congressmen Dan Burton (30 years), Lee Hamilton (34 years), Senator Birch Bayh (18 years), Otis Bowen…

October 13, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: It's time for an American intervention

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's time for an American intervention

The American public has lost patience with Washington. The question is, now what?

October 10, 2013 12:00 am
Lee Hamilton

Lee Hamilton

Former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton is a director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University.

October 10, 2013 12:00 am

LaPorte, state partner to add park property

LAPORTE | To help celebrate Indiana's 200th birthday, coming in 2016, LaPorte County Parks received a present.

May 31, 2013 7:45 pm

Henson's letter shows how much we need civility

I find Ron Henson's Feb. 13 letter regarding the character of former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton of Indiana (1965-1999) very offensive.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
Richard Lugar's next chapter: A Q&A with Indiana's longest-serving U.S. senator

Richard Lugar's next chapter: A Q&A with Indiana's longest-serving U.S. senator

WASHINGTON | Richard Lugar takes a seat at a well-worn circular conference table. In an office filled with shiny, new fixtures, it's a notable relic from his 36-year career in the Senate.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Karen Pence named state's Bicentennial Ambassador

INDIANAPOLIS | The commission organizing events and celebrations marking the state's 200th anniversary has named First Lady Karen Pence Indiana's Bicentennial Ambassador.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am

Where was Hamilton when Romney was accused?

Look at the Feb. 5 picture of Lee Hamilton. Does this look like a civil man? I think not. What business does he have out touring the banquet circuit and lecturing us on civility?

February 12, 2013 12:00 am
Hamilton: Civility makes democracy work

Hamilton: Civility makes democracy work

VALPARAISO | Political leaders and others will need to practice civility if America is to keep moving forward, former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton said Monday.

February 04, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Lee Hamilton to speak about civility at VUCA on February 4

VALPARAISO – Porter County residents are invited to attend a special program event on February 4 presented by the Porter County Community Foundation and Indiana Humanities entitled “Civility Matters: Civility in Politics, Media and Business.” The program will feature a keynote by former Cong…

January 30, 2013 11:12 am

Lee Hamilton to speak about civility at VUCA on Feb. 4

VALPARAISO – Porter County residents are invited to attend a special program event on February 4 presented by the Porter County Community Foundation and Indiana Humanities entitled “Civility Matters: Civility in Politics, Media and Business.” The event at Valparaiso University Center for the…

January 22, 2013 3:47 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Is this really the best we can do?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Is this really the best we can do?

As you know if you pay attention to national affairs, the United States faces a perfect fiscal storm at the end of this year. A confluence of deadlines and policy triggers unlike anything I can remember in a half-century of public life will produce massive budget cuts and serious tax increas…

May 19, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Pumping out that Hoosier political porn

BRIAN HOWEY: Pumping out that Hoosier political porn

Pssst. Wanna see some political porn? Look here.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am

Improved civic health encouraged in NWI

GARY | Area community leaders on Thursday were encouraged to promote civic engagement locally.

October 27, 2011 9:00 pm
Indiana fares poorly in study of civic health

Indiana fares poorly in study of civic health

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers are less likely to vote or even talk about politics compared to Americans living in other states, according to a new study co-sponsored by Indiana University Northwest.

September 14, 2011 4:30 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

Right after Labor Day, and right before the 10th anniversary of the terrible terrorist attacks on 9/11, is an ideal time to discuss economic and border security issues. Having discussed this at length last week with a Mexican diplomat doesn't hurt, either.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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