INDIANAPOLIS | Three months ago, well before the United States sailed over the fiscal cliff, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, told The Times he expected Congress would "at best, kick the can down the road" on taxes and spending.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Munster native was selected Wednesday to lead the U.S. House subcommittee overseeing early childhood, elementary and secondary education.
As the hours tick down to Tuesday's elections, Republican Joel Phelps remains optimistic that Northwest Indiana voters will pick him to replace Democrat Pete Visclosky in the U.S. House.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the presidential contenders prepare for their first debate tonight, U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, said he doesn't believe the swing-state voter surveys that suggest President Barack Obama is likely to defeat his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.
INDIANAPOLIS | After shaking hundreds of hands at the Lake County Fair last week, Republican Congressional candidate Joel Phelps knows for sure he's not the only region resident craving change in Washington, D.C.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Pence skipped a majority of House Judiciary Committee votes in 2011 and 2012 while he's been running for governor of Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | The U.S. Supreme Court may be done dealing with Obamacare (for now), but the U.S. Congress is just getting (re-)started.
INDIANAPOLIS | Joel Phelps defeated Dave Wenger on Tuesday in the Republican primary for Indiana's 1st Congressional District, which includes Lake and Porter counties and eastern LaPorte county.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Griffith man seeking to represent Indianapolis in the U.S. House came in third in a four-candidate Democratic primary Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | In her second try at the nomination, Tara Nelson defeated Lester Terry Moore in Tuesday's Democratic primary for Indiana's 4th Congressional District, which includes Newton and Jasper counties.
INDIANAPOLIS | The two Republicans competing to face U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, haven't previously sought elective office, but they aren't short on ideas for how to fix America.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats in Indiana's 4th Congressional District will decide next month whether a former Newton County assessor or a Lafayette project manager should face U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, in the general election.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Griffith Democrat wants to serve in Congress but said he respects U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, too much to run against him, so he's challenging U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indianapolis, in the May 8 primary election.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller will travel to Washington, D.C., on Friday trying to stop what he calls "a federal assault" on Hoosier telephone privacy rights.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, will not run for the U.S. Senate in 2012.
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