INDIANAPOLIS | When the U.S. Supreme Court in 1958 explicitly struck down nullification, the theory that states can declare federal laws unconstitutional and ignore them, the court warned state legislators that endorsing nullification violates their oath to support and defend the U.S. Constitution.
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During the primary election season there was much discussion regarding whether bipartisanship is a positive or negative attribute as it relates to the work of the U.S. Congress.
Unlike the Republicans, Democrats have plenty of options in Indiana House races on the ballot in Northwest Indiana. See Thursday's editorial for Republican endorsements; keep reading today for the Democrats.
In this presidential election year we have been inundated with divisive political rhetoric that dismisses bipartisan collaboration for the common good. In the midst of all this, it is important that we remind ourselves we have true leaders working for us in Indiana from both major political …
CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, faces serious competition for the first time since his House career began, damaged by the past three years of allegations of corruption and embarrassing personal disclosures and made even more vulnerable by Illinois' new congressional district map.
CHICAGO | Uncertainty surrounds the redistricting process in Illinois with some groups asking Sunday for more time to review the state's proposed new legislative districts and no public sign yet of a redrawn congressional map.
WASHINGTON | Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly will announce Monday that he is seeking the Indiana Senate seat currently held by Republican Sen. Dick Lugar, two Democrats with firsthand knowledge of Donnelly's plans said.
In segment two of the April 14, 2011 edition, The Times' Mark Kiesling, Doug Ross and Robert Blaszkiewicz discuss Gary Mayor Rudy Clay's endorsement of Karen Freeman-Wilson to succeed him.
Democrats in the Indiana House of Representatives decided this week to drink in the Champaign in Illinois. Perhaps someone should remind them there's an Urbana in Indiana if they really want to go on a field trip.
Scanning through the Indiana Tea Party websites, there is a lot of rhetoric about limited government. The Kosciusko Silent No More group's mission statement begins by saying, "To bring about less government, more responsibility and -- with God's help -- a better world by providing leadership…
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