INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are likely to permanently halt the three-year-old implementation of Common Core educational standards next year, after a one-year "pause" did nothing to convince a vocal minority of Hoosiers the federal government isn't taking over their local schools.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Six Republican state lawmakers were prepared to recommend Friday that Indiana permanently withdraw from Common Core educational standards, even though the legal deadline to make that recommendation was Nov. 1.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Libertarian Party has emphatically denounced a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
S. Robert Schwartz's Oct. 14 letter makes valid points. Billionaires like the Koch Bros. will never have enough wealth to be satisfied.
Millionaires and billionaires opposed to taxes and regulations encouraged middle class Republicans to hate the government, which led to the Tea Party. Has Dr. Frankenstein lost control of his monster?
Let there be no doubt, U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita is part of the small group that held the nation hostage for 16 days.
What was gained Wednesday night with legislation to reopen the federal government and raise the debt limit was a temporary reprieve, not a victory.
The prominent American political scientist Anthony Downs commented in 1967, “It is ironic that the term bureaucracy is still primarily a term of scorn, even though bureaus are amongst the most important institutions in every nation in the world.”
Offering perspective on today's issue
The Tea Party needs to be spanked by the senior leaders in the Republican Party, and the best way to do that is for the Speaker of the House to bring the bill for a simple vote on the bill that shut things down.
Who is the Tea Party? There are three distinct groups.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Tara Nelson will take a second shot at knocking U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, out of Congress.
Republicans are conservative, right? So why are they taking such big political risks in Congress and the Indiana Statehouse?
What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.
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