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Primary elections provide stronger candidates

I'm sure the editors merely wanted to get the electorate out to vote.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Some things are best left in voters' hands

RICH JAMES: Some things are best left in voters' hands

I wish Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller were on the ballot Tuesday. This guy’s got to go.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Zoeller favors major changes to U.S. Senate elections

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers never again would vote in a primary election for U.S. Senate candidates if the decision were up to Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller.

April 27, 2014 7:00 pm

Calumet Township trustee files for re-election

CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin filed Monday for re-election in the spring Democratic primary.

January 27, 2014 8:30 pm

New Indiana legislative session begins Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday for Organization Day, a one-day mostly ceremonial event ahead of the Jan. 7 start to daily meetings of the 2014 legislative session.

November 17, 2013 8:00 pm
GOP-linked state school board member stays 'independent'

GOP-linked state school board member stays 'independent'

INDIANAPOLIS | The governor's office is standing by its claim a State Board of Education member with longstanding ties to the Republican Party is an independent, even though another member's recent resignation would permit him to serve openly as a Republican.

September 29, 2013 11:15 pm Photos


'Independent' has lengthy GOP background

'Independent' has lengthy GOP background

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education appears to be operating with more Republican members than permitted under Indiana law.

September 08, 2013 10:15 pm Photos


DOUG ROSS: Primary motivation adds pressure for Republicans

DOUG ROSS: Primary motivation adds pressure for Republicans

There's a lot riding on the immigration reform proposals now before Congress, and not just for immigrants.

June 14, 2013 12:00 am Related

Republicans nominate Romney, lambaste Obama

TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention scripted to propel him into a close race for the White House in tough economic times.

August 28, 2012 5:20 pm
Romney easily wins Indiana presidential primary

Romney easily wins Indiana presidential primary

INDIANAPOLIS | Mitt Romney cruised to victory in Indiana's Republican presidential primary, padding his dominant lead in the delegate count for the GOP nomination.

May 08, 2012 6:15 pm

A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Indiana misses out on heated presidential primary

April 21, 2012 12:00 am

Santorum ends GOP presidential campaign run

GETTYSBURG, Pa. | Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.

April 10, 2012 5:15 pm

A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Test aims to end social promotions in Indiana schools

March 31, 2012 12:00 am

A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Don't forget 'moderate' U.S. voters

January 21, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana could matter in Republican presidential primary battle

INDIANAPOLIS | The early presidential caucus and primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina will be the center of the Republican Party's world next month, but Indiana's May 8 primary could prove more important.

December 18, 2011 12:00 am

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

A major move for mass transit

November 19, 2011 12:00 am

Could a candidate get too many votes?

Libertarian Mike Wherry wants to win, I believe, but there's a scenario under which he could get too many votes while not getting enough.

November 02, 2010 12:20 pm

Durbin wants ad backers probed

WASHINGTON | The Senate's No. 2 Democrat is asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate spending by groups like Crossroads GPS, a third-party group backed by Republican operative Karl Rove, that have pumped millions into advertisements targeting Democrats.

October 14, 2010 12:00 am

Dem chairman: GOP candidate committed voter fraud, 2nd Ld-Writethru, IN

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican hoping to be Indiana's next top election official committed voter fraud when he cast a ballot in the May primary using his ex-wife's home as his address, Democrats alleged Tuesday.

September 28, 2010 6:41 pm

Special Senate election up for discussion

CHICAGO | Illinois voters likely will vote twice on Election Day to fill President Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat, and his replacement, Sen. Roland Burris, indicated Monday he wants a shot at the ballot.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am
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