Hoosiers might be surprised to learn that in 2012, the 112th Congress agreed on at least one thing; The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 – which included provisions to expand work-sharing policies in the U.S.
The farm bill is the best example of Washington’s dysfunction, waste and deception.
INDIANAPOLIS | While the "no surrender" stance of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, held the limelight during the 16-day federal government shutdown, a Hoosier senator worked behind the scenes and across party lines to get the government reopened and paying its bills on time.
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…
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INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence blamed Barack Obama for the federal government shutdown Friday, saying the Democratic president should give in to some of the House Republicans' demands.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Congressman has accidentally exposed the government shutdown strategy of U.S. House Republicans -- they don't have one.
On Aug. 24, 2001, a French stuntman named Thierry Devaux tried to bungee jump from Lady Liberty's torch in the New York Harbor. He ended up dangling on his parasail from her wrist.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | A northeast Indiana congressman lashed out at the Congressional Budget Office this week after the nonpartisan agency determined his proposed federal abortion restrictions would increase government spending.
As Americans come face to face with our government’s vast capabilities in a digital age, recent reporting on information provided by whistleblowers reminds us of journalism’s essential role in democracies. Additionally, the unsettling revelation that the Department of Justice recently target…
MERRILLVILLE | A 20-year-old Merrillville college student's participation Thursday in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity was a natural, his mother said.
For the life of me, I don’t see how expanded background checks for gun purchases is an assault on the 2nd Amendment. Yet that is the phrase we hear over and over from the Indiana congressional delegation.
Four months after the horrific Newtown massacre and five months after Indiana witnessed a $51 million U.S. Senate race, the political TV ads have returned.
I would like to applaud U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., for his Feb. 25 column.
After a decade of borrowing, spending and bailouts, the federal government has accumulated $16 trillion of debt. We face this problem because Washington spends too much, plain and simple.
Marlin Stutzman represents Indiana's 3rd Congressional District.
On New Year's Day, Indiana's four freshman members of the U.S. House voted against the so-called fiscal cliff deal. If the deal hadn't passed — and it did by a 257 to 167 margin — most middle class families would have seen their taxes go up somewhere in the $2,000- to $3,000-a-year range.
The Indiana congressional delegation has been bleeding seniority, a coveted asset in Capitol Hill.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the presidential contenders prepare for their first debate tonight, U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, said he doesn't believe the swing-state voter surveys that suggest President Barack Obama is likely to defeat his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.
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