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MARC CHASE: Wary voters snuff out possible corruption smoke

MARC CHASE: Wary voters snuff out possible corruption smoke

First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am
Good defeats incumbent Adams, LaFever in Porter County Commissioner's 2nd District race

Good defeats incumbent Adams, LaFever in Porter County Commissioner's 2nd District race

VALPARAISO | Jeff Good couldn't point to the single thing that put him on top of a three-way race in the Republican primary in the Porter County Commissioner 2nd District race Tuesday.

May 06, 2014 9:11 pm Photos

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McCasland wants to eliminate township government

McCasland wants to eliminate township government

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Doug Miller wants to be the first new person to hold the Center Township trustee position in 32 years. Bob McCasland wants to be the last to hold it.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pence actions suggest possible bid for higher office

Pence actions suggest possible bid for higher office

INDIANAPOLIS | Having fulfilled his duty to sign new laws, if Gov. Mike Pence is considering a 2016 run for higher office he'll soon need to begin regularly meeting top Republican donors, traveling to early primary states and explaining why he would make a good president or vice president.

March 29, 2014 5:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Bipartisan lessons from Nunn, Lugar

BRIAN HOWEY: Bipartisan lessons from Nunn, Lugar

There will never be a movie about the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Clowning around with Chocola, Mourdock

BRIAN HOWEY: Clowning around with Chocola, Mourdock

Chris Chocola is not a clown.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Congressional ideology doesn’t put pork on grill

BRIAN HOWEY: Congressional ideology doesn’t put pork on grill

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.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
Lugar era ends after 36 years in Senate

Lugar era ends after 36 years in Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time in a generation, U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., will not be seated at his desk in the ornate Senate chamber when a new Congress convenes on Thursday.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Missing the indispensable Republican man

BRIAN HOWEY: Missing the indispensable Republican man

President Barack Obama’s re-election victory has been sliced and dissected relentlessly since Nov. 6, and as I analyzed earlier, part of it came down to the “female vote” and another centered on the various Republican demographic and personality dilemmas.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Positives, negatives of campaign 2012

BRIAN HOWEY: Positives, negatives of campaign 2012

On Election Day, as I headed to my office to watch the returns, I stopped to pick up some Chinese carryout.

November 11, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Independent voters will decide Donnelly/Mourdock race

BRIAN HOWEY: Independent voters will decide Donnelly/Mourdock race

The increasingly competitive Indiana U.S. Senate race will see more national money pouring in. The Majority PAC, a Democratic super 527 group, made a $500,000 TV ad buy on behalf of Democratic nominee Joe Donnelly last week.

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock, Donnelly and the great divide

BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock, Donnelly and the great divide

U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar — vanquished by age, longevity, barrel bottom congressional approval ratings and an aggressive opponent in Treasurer Richard Mourdock — seemed to be bridging a divided party when he took the stage shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday as the magnitude of the 61-39 percent land…

May 13, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Why I view a Lugar defeat with great reluctance

BRIAN HOWEY: Why I view a Lugar defeat with great reluctance

Last Monday, a steel girder rose 1,271 feet above New York City and was affixed to the Freedom Tower, making it the tallest building in the metropolis. It happened on a clear, crisp day, not unlike Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists attacked the twin towers, each a small city in and of themselv…

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Who benefits from the Santorum withdrawal?

BRIAN HOWEY: Who benefits from the Santorum withdrawal?

The Indiana presidential primary has fizzled. When Rick Santorum pulled out of the race in Gettysburg, Pa., on Tuesday, it left Mitt Romney barreling toward the Republican presidential nomination with only a couple of gnats -- Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul -- buzzing around his head.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am
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April 12, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Dumbing down the complexities of energy

BRIAN HOWEY: Dumbing down the complexities of energy

One of the most complex issues Americans face is energy — the cost of it and the national security threats it poses. With $4 a gallon gas, we feel the pinch of this issue every week.

April 08, 2012 12:00 am
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April 03, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Let's discuss the real issues now

EDITORIAL: Let's discuss the real issues now

Early voting in Indiana begins less than a week from today, but the real issues in the U.S. Senate race have been hidden behind the goofy accusations leveled against the two Republican candidates.

April 03, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Why Indiana Dems are in bed with Mourdock

BRIAN HOWEY: Why Indiana Dems are in bed with Mourdock

In the television age of Indiana politics, no incumbent U.S. senator has ever faced a credible challenge in a primary. Thus, Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock's challenge to U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar in the May 8 GOP primary is breaking new ground.

March 25, 2012 12:00 am
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March 19, 2012 12:00 am
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