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.
New Year’s resolutions are meant to improve an individual’s life and the lives of those around him or her.
Indiana is the “Crossroads of America.” We are the second ranking automobile manufacturer in the nation.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence expects to quickly appoint a new state auditor to replace Dwayne Sawyer, whose previously announced resignation takes effect at 5 p.m. region time Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Richmond financial adviser Don Bates has formally joined the race for the Republican state treasurer nomination.
INDIANAPOLIS | With the Republican secretary of state and state auditor nominations likely locked up by incumbents, the state treasurer race is shaping up to be the battle to watch at next summer's GOP state convention.
INDIANAPOLIS | Had a few thousand votes gone a different way last year, an Indiana senator likely would be standing side-by-side with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in his quixotic effort to defund Obamacare.
What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.
The news that Indiana is now second in the nation in terms of automotive gross domestic product is reason to cheer.
INDIANAPOLIS | A large donation from a Crown Point billionaire helped Gov. Mike Pence raise $601,631.07 in campaign funds during the first half of the year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has so far interviewed four "really excellent" individuals for the expected state auditor vacancy, but claimed Thursday that he'll still talk with any Hoosier who wants the $74,580-a-year job.
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INDIANAPOLIS | State Auditor Tim Berry is expected to resign his post later this month to become chairman of the Indiana Republican Party.
If you’re a Democrat, you’re looking over your shoulder heading into the 2014 Affordable Care Act installation (and mid-term elections) and pointing out that people with pre-existing conditions will be covered, there no longer will be annual limits for coverage received, and that college kid…
Chris Chocola is not a clown.
INDIANAPOLIS | Demonstrating the bipartisanship he's promised will define his tenure in office, U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., was sworn in Thursday with two of Indiana's former U.S. senators — Republican Dick Lugar and Democrat Evan Bayh — standing beside him.
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.
Hoosier voters are extremely fortunate. It may seem like a very minor point, but we have the Indiana Debate Commission, a group of journalists and academics that formed in 2007 to provide a fitting forum for decision making in gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races.
From a political perspective, the decade-long "Mitch Daniels era" has been devastating for Indiana Democrats.
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