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Were the 2010 Indiana elections cursed?

Were the 2010 Indiana elections cursed?

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier voters in 2010 elected three Republicans to four-year terms as Indiana's secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer.

September 07, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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GUEST EDITORIAL: Magic 8 Ball is a reckless Illinois policy tool

Twice last week we heard predictions about what we can expect from our leaders in Springfield, both of which left us scratching our heads and wondering whether the prognostications were actually made by the Magic 8 Ball.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

State targeting immigrant driver's license scammers

SPRINGFIELD | State officials are attempting to derail scam artists who are preying on immigrants seeking Illinois driver's licenses.

August 11, 2014 5:37 pm
State candidates say they're not using gov't equipment in campaigns

State candidates say they're not using gov't equipment in campaigns

INDIANAPOLIS | The two state officeholders seeking election in November insist they are not using government-owned equipment for campaign purposes, even though the State Ethics Commission recently concluded they could.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST EDITORIAL: 'Al the Pal' will be missed for his many Illinois contributions

What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died July 6 at the age of 86, do for you?

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Secretary of State visits with Portage chamber crowd

Secretary of State visits with Portage chamber crowd

PORTAGE | Secretary of State Connie Lawson told Portage Chamber of Commerce members Thursday that one of the best parts of her job was traveling around the state, meeting people and learning about Hoosier entrepreneurs.

July 17, 2014 3:15 pm

Indiana GOP candidates crush Democrats in fundraising

INDIANAPOLIS | The three Republican candidates running this year for statewide office clobbered their Democratic opponents in fundraising during the second quarter.

July 15, 2014 7:30 pm
Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

INDIANAPOLIS | The seven statewide elected officials can use state property for campaign purposes, so long as they approve a policy statement authorizing themselves to do so.

July 10, 2014 12:18 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Iraq’s disintegration expands Iran’s influence, challenges U.S.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Iraq’s disintegration expands Iran’s influence, challenges U.S.

The Middle East, always in turmoil, may have been upended in fundamental strategic terms by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, referred to generally by the shorthand label ISIS. The movement seemingly has emerged from nowhere, at least in terms of general public awareness and media attention.

June 28, 2014 12:00 am

Second effort to identify outdated voter records underway

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson has identified 727,000 potentially inaccurate voter registration records across Indiana.

June 19, 2014 7:00 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The June 19 edition of the Roundtable discusses the problem of delinquent property taxes in Gary; E-911 consolidation in the region; and the Indiana Secretary of State's trying to clean up voter rolls.

June 19, 2014 5:20 pm

Computer problems temporarily shut down driver's license facilities

SPRINGFIELD | The main computer for the Illinois Secretary of State's office stopped working for about three hours Thursday, bringing a halt to potentially thousands of transactions ranging from car license renewals to corporate filings.

June 19, 2014 3:59 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Republicans, women and Latinos

BRIAN HOWEY: Republicans, women and Latinos

Less than two years after Democrats tried to tag the “war on women” label on Indiana Republicans — with some success — delegates at the GOP convention in Fort Wayne nominated the first all-female ticket in state history.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am

Marriage, treasurer race divides GOP convention

FORT WAYNE | The party unity helping Hoosier Republicans win control of nearly every statewide elected office for the past decade is beginning to fracture.

June 07, 2014 1:49 pm
Indiana investment regulator urges caution on virtual currencies

Indiana investment regulator urges caution on virtual currencies

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite increasing merchant acceptance of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, Indiana's securities regulatory agency is advising Hoosiers to be wary of the new digital forms of money.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm Related

Opponent to commissioner complains gov't contractors are political donors

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials running for re-election can count on the financial support of government contractors.

May 01, 2014 12:48 pm Related

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Republican state auditor piles up campaign cash

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican State Auditor Suzanne Crouch nearly hauled in more campaign cash in the first three months of the year than the six other GOP and Democratic candidates for statewide office combined.

April 15, 2014 3:21 pm

McDermott creates political action committee, eyeing statewide run

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has established a political action committee to support Democratic candidates running for statewide office and the Indiana General Assembly.

February 28, 2014 6:30 pm
Secretary of State Connie Lawson visits Crown Point High School

Secretary of State Connie Lawson visits Crown Point High School

CROWN POINT | On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Secretary of State Connie Lawson spoke with the Crown Point High School Senior class students about financial literacy and the importance of being financially fit.

November 25, 2013 10:00 pm
Indianapolis Democrat to run for secretary of state in '14

Indianapolis Democrat to run for secretary of state in '14

INDIANAPOLIS | Marion County Clerk Beth White is set to announce Monday she is seeking the Democratic nomination for Indiana secretary of state.

November 02, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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