First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.
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.
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.
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.
There will never be a movie about the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.
Chris Chocola is not a clown.
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.
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.
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.
On Election Day, as I headed to my office to watch the returns, I stopped to pick up some Chinese carryout.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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