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.
It was fascinating – stunning, really – to watch Indiana Republican primary voters dump U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar overboard last May.
On Election Day, as I headed to my office to watch the returns, I stopped to pick up some Chinese carryout.
Every four years a, magical time envelops the United States, where freedom of expression frolics throughout the fields of liberty and truth.
Everyone knows certain colors have to be mixed to get just the right shade. That applies to politics as well as printing.
I've heard this story over and over again from relatives, friends, even the Sears salesman, and I've experienced it myself: Because of the polarized nature of today's politics, old friendships are ending.
Don’t blame Mitt Romney and Barack Obama for the ugly tone of the 2012 presidential race. Blame John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. They started it.
If you are an American – whether a Republican, Democrat or independent – Mitt Romney’s selection of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan to the ticket is the best thing that could have happened in this critical campaign.
All political junkies' eyes will be on Ohio tonight. The outcome of that Super Tuesday state's primary election could have ripples in Indiana.
Even before last Tuesday's municipal election, thoughts were turning to the 2012 election. There are some good races lining up for next year.
There stood Jon Huntsman, slender and proper, his beautiful wife Mary Kaye nearby, and about 150 Hoosier Republicans gathered in half moon formation around him. His resume is sterling: Two terms as a successful governor of Utah, two years as President Barack Obama's ambassador to China, wher…
Months ago, I was sure Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels would run for president. The more he delayed his announcement, the less certain I became.
So many times when people respond to my biweekly columns they accuse me of hating the people I write about. Let me assure you that is not the case.
With Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels finally deciding not to enter the 2012 presidential race, the Republican Party has lost one of the better potential candidates.
The Navy SEALS' killing of Osama bin Laden comes at a fascinating seam in American politics and governance, as well as a particularly sensitive one in Indiana.
In the parlance of physics, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's announcement that he isn't running for president in 2012 might have an equal and opposite reaction in Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels.
The past several Mondays have been blue for those of you seeking a Mitch Daniels presidential campaign.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is straddling the fence on the 2012 U.S. Senate race. Let's hope he doesn't slip.
Even as the Indiana House Democrats' spring break has raised questions about Gov. Mitch Daniels' chances in the 2012 presidential race -- Daniels said resolving the state's problems could take too long to make a White House bid viable -- a new poll gives Daniels high marks.
Gov. Mitch Daniels once again showed he is not interested in running for president. And by doing so, he has shown why he should.
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