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Pence stands firm against preschool expansion

Pence stands firm against preschool expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats are continuing to pound Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his decision not to seek up to $80 million in federal funds for preschool education in Indiana.

October 21, 2014 4:30 pm
MARTIN HENRICHS: Democratic Party can offer only regrets

MARTIN HENRICHS: Democratic Party can offer only regrets

The Declaration of Independence recognizes that all men are created equal by God with rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet one major political party historically fought against equal rights for blacks and voted against acknowledging God in its 2012 national convention.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Tea Party should try seeking the truth

The silly season has officially begun. You'll find the proof in the letters being sent to The Times from the zombies of the Tea Party.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Seeking the ultimate ‘redress of grievances’

GUEST COMMENTARY: Seeking the ultimate ‘redress of grievances’

How does the First Amendment get caught up in a controversial death penalty case in which the means of execution — not the conviction — was the final issue?

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Young’s Social Impact Bond Act an innovative, bipartisan effort

BRIAN HOWEY: Young’s Social Impact Bond Act an innovative, bipartisan effort

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | We live in an era of eroding faith in government while we face an array of intractable problems.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: A comeback saga for ‘LeBron Bayh?'

BRIAN HOWEY: A comeback saga for ‘LeBron Bayh?'

INDIANAPOLIS | This could be the saga of “LeBron Bayh.”

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Sierra Club isn't just blowing smoke

DOUG ROSS: Sierra Club isn't just blowing smoke

In Indiana, at least, it ain't easy being green.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Which office are you seeking, Mike?

RICH JAMES: Which office are you seeking, Mike?

Every other week or so there seems to be another story about Indiana Gov. Mike Pence flitting about New York City or Washington, D.C., in an effort to bolster his stock for a run for president in 2016. Politically, that isn’t far down the road.

July 03, 2014 11:51 am
DOUG ROSS: Put marriage ruling in political perspective

DOUG ROSS: Put marriage ruling in political perspective

Timing is everything. That's as true for politics and public policy as for everything else.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
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June 29, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Leyva shows what's wrong with Lake GOP

RICH JAMES: Leyva shows what's wrong with Lake GOP

Mark Leyva is pretty much the poster child for what’s wrong with the Lake County Republican Party.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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June 17, 2014 12:00 am
Planned Parenthood leader predicts political climate change

Planned Parenthood leader predicts political climate change

Like others of her generation, Betty Cockrum had a "political awakening" in 1968.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Video
GUEST COMMENTARY: Dem field organizers will help candidates spread word

GUEST COMMENTARY: Dem field organizers will help candidates spread word

There’s a new kind of Republican Party in Indiana, and to combat this new extremism, we need a new kind of tool.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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May 27, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Politics, dollars and Common Core

BRIAN HOWEY: Politics, dollars and Common Core

Did Indiana Gov. Mike Pence change course on Common Core curriculum, with the emphatic support of his super majority Republicans in the General Assembly, to put education standards back in the hands of Hoosiers? Or did he make a political decision that will play well with some factions of Re…

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Some things are best left in voters' hands

RICH JAMES: Some things are best left in voters' hands

I wish Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller were on the ballot Tuesday. This guy’s got to go.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Zoeller favors major changes to U.S. Senate elections

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers never again would vote in a primary election for U.S. Senate candidates if the decision were up to Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller.

April 27, 2014 7:00 pm

Indiana quits Common Core for good

INDIANAPOLIS | Students attending Indiana elementary and high schools will learn material different from what's taught in nearly every other state in the nation, starting this fall.

March 24, 2014 12:20 pm

Indiana set to dump Common Core education standards

INDIANAPOLIS | The state is poised to become an education island after the Republican-controlled Senate approved legislation Wednesday fully withdrawing Indiana from the Common Core standards used by 45 other states to define what students should learn at each grade level.

March 12, 2014 6:21 pm
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