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Pence's principles have this Democrat's vote

Our Gov. Mike Pence seems to be a man of character along with principles -- like some other elected officials of our great nation America.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County Republicans deny involvement in smear postcard

VALPARAISO | Porter County Republicans are denying involvement in a postcard slamming a Democratic candidate.

May 09, 2014 7:58 pm
Porter County Council -- District 1 Candidates (R)

Porter County Council -- District 1 Candidates (R)

Incumbent Jim Biggs and Kyle Yelton are the candidates (R) for Porter County Council -- District 1.

April 22, 2014 3:18 pm
Indiana House -- District 11 Candidate (R)

Indiana House -- District 11 Candidate (R)

Mike Aylesworth is one of the candidates for the Indiana House -- District 11 seat.

April 21, 2014 2:00 pm
Lake County Council -- District 2 Candidate (R)

Lake County Council -- District 2 Candidate (R)

Catherine Campbell is one of the candidates (R) for Lake County Council -- District 2.

April 21, 2014 1:58 pm
Porter County Commissioner Candidates (R)

Porter County Commissioner Candidates (R)

Incumbent Nancy Adams and Jeff Good are the candidates (R) for Porter County Commissioner.

April 21, 2014 1:56 pm
Lake County Sheriff Candidates (R)

Lake County Sheriff Candidates (R)

John Ramos and Dan Bursac are the candidates (R) for Lake County Sheriff.

April 14, 2014 6:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Leadership is antidote for local GOP disorder

MARC CHASE: Leadership is antidote for local GOP disorder

It's clear the Lake County GOP needs some serious counseling for an acute case of split personality disorder.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Shirley Temple's smile and spirit will be long remembered

OFFBEAT: Shirley Temple's smile and spirit will be long remembered

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Reform won't come from uncontested power

MARC CHASE: Reform won't come from uncontested power

Perhaps Lake County Republicans aren't endangered species after all. Maybe it's time to retract the characterization I've made in past columns of a minuscule number of conservatives wandering the region.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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For Illinois senators, an odd public friendship

CHICAGO | On Capitol Hill, where the partisan divide runs so deep it has shut down the government, it can be unusual for members of opposing parties to publicly join together for much of anything — much less birthday cake.

December 20, 2013 11:51 pm

Toeing the party line? GOP assessor candidates have partial Dem voting histories

CROWN POINT | Two women hoping to be named Lake County assessor Friday by Republican precinct committeemen have had dalliances over the years with the opposing party.

October 29, 2013 3:01 pm
Lake County GOP claims foothold getting stronger

Lake County GOP claims foothold getting stronger

While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.

October 12, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Education board appointment a spoil of political war

MARC CHASE: Education board appointment a spoil of political war

"To the victor belongs the spoils." - This famous quote from former New York Sen. William L. Marcy has been ringing true in our political system for generations.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Making history without spiking the football

MARC CHASE: Making history without spiking the football

Is anyone else out there more drawn to the receiver or back who does something momentous on the gridiron and doesn't spike the football?

August 29, 2013 12:00 am

Americans must view greed as moral evil

They are still at it. After the inaugural on Jan. 20, 2009, Republican leaders gathered and decided to make sure the Obama administration serves one term — that it fail.

August 06, 2013 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The July 31 edition of the Roundtable begins with the AP's story on how former Indiana school superintendent Tony Bennett changed the grade of failing school run by a key Republican donor.

July 31, 2013 3:25 pm

Lawson mum on staffer who sent political tweet

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson is taking no public action against the employee who issued a campaign message on the Republican's office Twitter account.

June 24, 2013 2:15 pm Related

Observors: Van Til's indictment adds to region's political corruption stain

CROWN POINT | Prominent Lake County Democrat George Van Til's indictment Friday on felony fraud charges has local politicos wondering just how many more black eyes the party will take in the federal government's ongoing corruption probe.

May 18, 2013 5:15 pm
No Schock: Decision doesn't faze fellow Republicans

No Schock: Decision doesn't faze fellow Republicans

SPRINGFIELD | U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s decision to forgo a run for Illinois governor cut to four the number of Republicans publicly mulling a bid for the state’s top office in 2014.

April 27, 2013 9:45 pm
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