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Thursday's nwi.com Political Roundtable discussion dealt with Obamacare and K-12 education in Indiana. You might think of those two topics as completely separate discussions, but I see some parallels between them.
As the focus turns from the manufactured shutdown/default crisis in Congress to the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, there is one thing Hoosiers should focus on. Indiana is not a healthy state.
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When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson asked Gov. Mike Pence for immediate assistance from the Indiana State Police, she didn't get what she expected.
Every good parent knows Congress needs a time-out. That's not what the federal government needs, however.
What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.
I have voted more than two dozen times to repeal, defund and strip provisions from Obamacare. It is a principle I share with all Republicans, and I will continue to support these efforts. I want the result to be victory, which is why I have concerns with a push by some to shut down the government.
U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., joined many fellow senators in filing this U.S. Supreme Court brief in support of allowing official prayers at government meetings.
This is a story of bipartisanship, of partnerships, of Bayh partnerships. It is a tale of helping the needy. And Gary needs help. In many forms.
Apples, cherries and other unpicked fruit could rot away if Congress doesn't pass an immigration reform bill soon, the nation's top agricultural official said.
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…
There’s always something in Howey Politics Indiana polling that raises at least one eyebrow, and sometimes both.
Shame on U.S. Sen. Dan Coats for voting against the improved public safety that expanding background checks prior to gun sales would bring.
For the life of me, I don’t see how expanded background checks for gun purchases is an assault on the 2nd Amendment. Yet that is the phrase we hear over and over from the Indiana congressional delegation.
Four months after the horrific Newtown massacre and five months after Indiana witnessed a $51 million U.S. Senate race, the political TV ads have returned.
Chris Chocola is not a clown.
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