Lindsay Graham and John McCain, in their attacks on Rand Paul's filibuster, demonstrated how out of touch the establishment Republican Party is.
I see you have no problem jumping all over the Ryan budget and the Republicans in general. Of course there is no extreme partisanship among the Democrats, right? Also, you are being a little unfair to us Republicans.
MERRILLVILLE | Nick Rozdelsky, 51, brought his teenage nephew with him Monday because balancing the federal budget will affect the future of generations to come.
CHICAGO | Republican lawmakers are pushing for greater transparency in state and local government with proposed measures that would break down how tax dollars are spent.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.
Leave it to the Indiana Legislature to try to solve a problem by making it worse.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Republicans in the Illinois Senate hold a dubious distinction: Because of a November shellacking, every one of them will have a caucus or leadership post — and the accompanying stipend — in this legislative session.
Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, speaks to lawmakers during a Senate Executive committee hearing this month in Springfield. Because of the party's November election losses, every one of the 19 Republicans remaining in the Illinois Senate will hold a caucus or lead…
Jim McShane, a former St. John Township trustee, is seeking the Center Township trustee's job.
It's a sad day for Indiana, one of a plethora, when the chairman of the state Senate's Education Committee thinks the top priority for improving our mediocre, at best, educational system is to require the reading of the Lord's Prayer in schools.
Republicans clamber for spending cuts to solve the swollen debt. They focus on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. How quickly they forget the Cheney-Rumsfeld bogus multi-trillion-dollar Iraq war for the military fat cats. How quickly they forget Bush's trillion-dollar tax break to the r…
Charles L. Lambert believes America's choice for president is stupid, as he put it, because voters chose to move forward with President Barack Obama and not with Mitt Romney and the GOP taking this country back to the 18th century.
CROWN POINT | Center Township Trustee Elden Strong was elected by a Republican caucus Saturday morning to replace Rick Niemeyer as the Lake County Council's 7th District representative.
I'm a Democrat and always have been, although I never had any worry whenever we had a Republican president. But lately things have really changed.
ST. JOHN | In an effort to push the Republican ticket before Tuesday, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller stopped by a local GOP headquarters.
Demographers have long maintained that diversity of races and religions is the essence of strength of the United States of America. That strength should be buttressed by the right to vote.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Democratic Party Chairman Dan Parker is warning Hoosiers that re-electing Republican majorities to the Indiana House and Senate will lead to divisive new laws on controversial social issues.
The solitude on the lakes this Fourth of July was eerie. Nary a rocket’s red glare or mortar exploding in air.
I feel very blessed. While not rich, I do not worry about having the means to pay my bills. So I need some input from those who are having difficulties during these tough times. Republican Senate candidate Mourdock and Republican U.S. Representative Rokita are both, of course, opposed to the…
I know we are in trouble when job creation is the main topic of both political parties. The Democrats have long talked up this counter-productive role of government and now even the Republicans seem to embrace it.
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