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Reread my letter to discover my actual views

In response to a letter I wrote on Sept. 4. I can only assume Mary-Beth Ferrebee is a Tea Party supporter. Step back from the podium and reread my letter.

October 06, 2012 12:00 am
Will Romney ride it out in Iowa?

Will Romney ride it out in Iowa?

DES MOINES, Iowa | The White House their goal, Republican presidential hopefuls raced across Iowa on Monday in final, full-day of frenzied appeals for support in precinct caucuses that open the 2012 campaign. "It is the race you make it," an upset-minded Rick Santorum told voters soon to pic…

January 02, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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The Times Political Roundtable analyzes election night

The Times Political Roundtable analyzes election night

The Times assistant managing editor Robert Blaszkiewicz and editorial page editor Doug Ross talk about the election results from a busy Tuesday night.

May 04, 2011 1:06 am
Bennett packs house in Hebron

Bennett packs house in Hebron

HEBRON | Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett told an audience of more than 300 -- mostly teachers -- that he understands teachers feel under attack.

February 28, 2011 9:20 pm Photos

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It's time we all work for more peaceful discourse and actions

As the president said at the memorial service: "How can we honor the fallen? How can we be true to their memory?" We must stand together and work for a more peaceful discourse and actions.

January 20, 2011 12:00 am
Early voting season ends with line extending outside polling centers

Early voting season ends with line extending outside polling centers

THE TIMES Election judge Lois Lovekamp gives instruction on how to use the Microvote machines to vote Monday at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.

November 04, 2008 12:00 am

Some Democrats jump party lines for McCain

Kevin DuJan, a lifelong Democrat, was so dedicated to his party that he once abandoned a blind date to avoid going out with a Republican.

November 04, 2008 12:00 am

Long lines likely will delay voting results

CROWN POINT | Lake County elections officials expect another long night before results of Lake County's historic vote are known.

November 04, 2008 12:00 am

McCain visits battleground Indiana day before election; Obama to be in Indy today

Indiana remains a political battlefield in the closing hours of an epic, battering presidential campaign.

November 04, 2008 12:00 am
Early voting season ends with line extending outside polling centers

Early voting season ends with line extending outside polling centers

CROWN POINT | A tumultuous early voting season ended at noon Monday in Lake County when Merrillville resident Troy Williams arrived at the end of a line of that extended through the hallways and spilled down the front entrance stairs outside the Lake County Government Complex.

November 04, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Rokita expects record turnout

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's chief elections official is urging patience as Hoosiers head to polls for an Election Day expected to draw record turnout.

November 04, 2008 12:00 am

Indiana up for grabs in presidential race

The question could be answered tomorrow, but for now, and for months, everyone from political experts to Hoosiers themselves have asked, if Indiana's electoral votes will go to a Democrat.

November 03, 2008 12:00 am

School Board incumbents want to build on success

WHITING | There are no deal breakers in the Whiting School Board race.

November 02, 2008 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: We endorse McCain for president

One of the good things that can be said about President Bush's tenure in the White House is that it's almost over.

November 02, 2008 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: We endorse Bennett for state schools chief

One gauge of how well public schools are performing in Indiana should be each school district's graduation rate. And in some districts -- including here in Northwest Indiana -- the performance is abysmal.

October 31, 2008 12:00 am

Speakers urge voters to cut township assessors

GRIFFITH | Calumet Township Assessor Booker Blumenberg Jr. found himself on the hot seat again at a forum Thursday night on streamlining government that was sponsored by MySmartgov.org and the Griffith Town Council.

October 31, 2008 12:00 am
Rally planning at times tricky

Rally planning at times tricky

NATALIE BATTAGLIA

October 31, 2008 12:00 am
Rally planning at times tricky

Rally planning at times tricky

THE TIMES Lake Station's Local 125 stagehands Travis Casbon, left, and Tom Bradshaw install benches Thursday as they get Wicker Park ready for tonight's rally.

October 31, 2008 12:00 am

USW leader stumps for Obama

GARY | Canadian Leo Gerard was in Northwest Indiana Thursday stumping as hard for Barack Obama and Indiana's 11 electoral votes as he does to protect the jobs of his workers.

October 31, 2008 12:00 am
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