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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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Protect Hoosier jobs with bipartisan solution

GUEST COMMENTARY: Protect Hoosier jobs with bipartisan solution

Hoosiers might be surprised to learn that in 2012, the 112th Congress agreed on at least one thing; The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 – which included provisions to expand work-sharing policies in the U.S.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Marriage and unintended consequences

BRIAN HOWEY: Marriage and unintended consequences

In 1988, with 20 years into the Republican gubernatorial dynasty, there stood the ideal candidate — Lt. Gov. John Mutz. He was of excellent pedigree, having served with distinction under two-term Gov. Robert Orr. He had been a successful state senator and a corporate executive.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart teen selected for Lugar leadership award

HOBART | Dylan Brock, a student at River Forest Junior/Senior High School in Hobart, has been chosen to receive the 2013 Richard G. Lugar Distinguished Student Leadership Award, presented annually to an Indiana high school senior by the Lugar Academy at the University of Indianapolis.

December 02, 2013 2:48 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare, propaganda and statesmanship

BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare, propaganda and statesmanship

What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am
William Costas remembered for his great faith

William Costas remembered for his great faith

VALPARAISO | Former state Sen. William Costas was being remembered by family and friends as a man of faith and honesty Tuesday.

July 23, 2013 5:30 pm
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
Richard Lugar's next chapter: A Q&A with Indiana's longest-serving U.S. senator

Richard Lugar's next chapter: A Q&A with Indiana's longest-serving U.S. senator

WASHINGTON | Richard Lugar takes a seat at a well-worn circular conference table. In an office filled with shiny, new fixtures, it's a notable relic from his 36-year career in the Senate.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Family establishes educational foundation in Katie Hall's memory

The family of the late Katie Hall, the Gary politician responsible for the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, has established a foundation in her memory aimed at honoring public service and promoting education.

February 15, 2013 7:30 pm
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
BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels era has obliterated Indiana Democrats

BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels era has obliterated Indiana Democrats

From a political perspective, the decade-long "Mitch Daniels era" has been devastating for Indiana Democrats.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Lugar solved problems before others even saw them

ANDREA NEAL: Lugar solved problems before others even saw them

Dick Lugar set a record as the longest-serving U.S. senator in Indiana history, yet his career can be summed up in a single word: visionary. During 50 years in Indiana politics his chief concern was never the next election but the next generation and the common good.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Lugar's departure bring back memories of Bayh

DOUG ROSS: Lugar's departure bring back memories of Bayh

I'm impressed by Dick Lugar's classy exit from the U.S. Senate. It brings back memories of Evan Bayh's departure just two years ago.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am Related
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: Mourdock's words poised to defeat him

BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock's words poised to defeat him

In the press filing room at Indiana University Southeast, the U.S. Senate debate was heading into the 45-minute mark, the candidates had been asked about abortion, and Republican nominee Richard Mourdock was speaking. In my estimation, he was winning this debate, pushing Democrat Joe Donnell…

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Foreign policy affects more than pocketbook

DOUG ROSS: Foreign policy affects more than pocketbook

If you believe George Santayana's maxim that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," you might want to pay more attention to this year's elections. There could be serious consequences.

October 24, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: The attempted sale of Indiana’s Senate seat

BRIAN HOWEY: The attempted sale of Indiana’s Senate seat

In a U.S. Senate race engulfed by obfuscated national special interest money, Democrat Joe Donnelly charged that the seat is being “sold.”

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Election consequences for Nunn-Lugar

BRIAN HOWEY: Election consequences for Nunn-Lugar

Two elections this year are already yielding global change. The first occurred last March, when Vladimir Putin was returned to the Russian presidency. The second came two months later, when Hoosier Republican voters tossed out U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar in favor of Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am
Road trip may steer voters to Obama

Road trip may steer voters to Obama

GARY | John Cowans believes that at 90 years old, if he can get out and encourage others to vote, anyone can.

September 29, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock trying to soften stance against compromise

BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock trying to soften stance against compromise

It is admirable when a politician or officeholder finds or is confronted with new information that prompts a shift in position.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
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