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Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., remains committed to expanding suicide-prevention screening to all military service members, even as the number of soldier suicides dropped by 8 percent last year.

July 23, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Bayh not ruling out run for governor

Bayh not ruling out run for governor

INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana governor and U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh hinted Monday that another run for governor could be in his future.

July 14, 2014 5:40 pm Photos

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Pence seeks halt to federal pollution standards

Pence seeks halt to federal pollution standards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the other members of Indiana's congressional delegation, to use their "power of the purse" to deny funding for implementation of stricter power plant pollution standards.

July 10, 2014 4:20 pm Related
Donnelly's military suicide screening plan advances

Donnelly's military suicide screening plan advances

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal sponsored by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to improve suicide prevention screening for U.S. service members and National Guard troops cleared a key committee Thursday.

May 22, 2014 6:30 pm
Coats had front-row seat to two U.S. Supreme Court nominations

Coats had front-row seat to two U.S. Supreme Court nominations

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers today know Dan Coats as their U.S. senator, but nine years ago his informal title was far more exotic — Sherpa.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Donnelly screening plan aimed at reducing military suicides

Donnelly screening plan aimed at reducing military suicides

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is renewing his focus on preventing military suicides with new legislation seeking to ensure all service members, not just deploying troops, are regularly screened for suicide risk factors.

May 07, 2014 5:30 pm Video Related

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
Pence denies plans to tie unemployment benefits to forced volunteering

Pence denies plans to tie unemployment benefits to forced volunteering

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence appears to be laying the groundwork to require out-of-work Hoosiers to volunteer as a condition of receiving unemployment benefits, though he denies having plans to do so.

April 20, 2014 10:30 pm Related
Donnelly: Russia risks catastrophe if Ukraine invaded

Donnelly: Russia risks catastrophe if Ukraine invaded

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., warned Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday that he "risks setting off catastrophic events" if Russian forces advance beyond the Crimean Peninsula and invade Ukraine.

March 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Coats seeks return of 'regular order' in U.S. Senate

Coats seeks return of 'regular order' in U.S. Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | If Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate following this year's elections, expect a fierce intraparty battle over whether to punish Democrats for enacting Senate rules changes that largely have sidelined the chamber's minority party.

March 22, 2014 4:44 pm
Coats laughs off Russia travel ban with top 10 list

Coats laughs off Russia travel ban with top 10 list

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., responded Friday to Vladimir Putin's edict banning him from Russia with a humorous, David Letterman-inspired top 10 list of his Russia travel plans that now may never be realized.

March 21, 2014 11:45 am
Donnelly visiting Ukraine, Israel

Donnelly visiting Ukraine, Israel

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is traveling to Ukraine and Israel this week for meetings with government leaders and military personnel in both nations.

March 20, 2014 1:00 pm

Illinois Republicans nominate Oberweis for Senate

CHICAGO | A state legislator and dairy magnate has defeated a suburban Chicago businessman in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Illinois.

March 18, 2014 8:36 pm
Coats seeks to unite federal Commerce, Labor departments

Coats seeks to unite federal Commerce, Labor departments

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., believes it's time to reunite the U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of Labor into a single federal agency 100 years after they were separated.

December 22, 2013 9:45 pm
Donnelly donates government shutdown pay to food banks

Donnelly donates government shutdown pay to food banks

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., has donated a portion of the salary he earned during the 16-day federal government shutdown to a Gary food bank.

November 21, 2013 5:00 pm
Obamacare funding fight might have been Mourdock's moment

Obamacare funding fight might have been Mourdock's moment

INDIANAPOLIS | Had a few thousand votes gone a different way last year, an Indiana senator likely would be standing side-by-side with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in his quixotic effort to defund Obamacare.

September 30, 2013 4:30 am
Coats seeking stories on impact of Obamacare, regulations, taxes

Coats seeking stories on impact of Obamacare, regulations, taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., is hoping Hoosiers will help personalize his attacks on the Affordable Care Act, federal regulations and taxes by telling their negative experiences to him so he can share them in Senate speeches.

September 16, 2013 6:00 pm Related
Hoosier's Obamacare funding fight could force government shutdown

Hoosier's Obamacare funding fight could force government shutdown

INDIANAPOLIS | A northeast Indiana congressman is risking a potential shutdown of the federal government in his last-ditch effort to delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

August 01, 2013 10:50 am Photos

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Andrean grad interns with Sen. Coats in Washington

INDIANAPOLIS | A former Andrean High School cross-country star is spending his summer running around the nation's capital on behalf of U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind.

July 16, 2013 12:05 am
Rokita wants secret court rulings disclosed

Rokita wants secret court rulings disclosed

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, believes the attorney general should be required to disclose decisions of the secret court that has authorized federal agencies to collect and analyze the telephone and Internet records of all Americans.

June 20, 2013 2:45 pm Related
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