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Indiana Republicans still split on Democrat Donnelly

A half-dozen speakers at the local Republican Party's fall dinner spent much of their time bashing a single Democrat.

October 17, 2017 1:30 pm

Donnelly and Messer announce campaign contributions

The re-election campaign for Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., announced Thursday it raised $1.3 million during the third quarter of this year and has $4.6 million in the bank.

October 12, 2017 11:50 am

Poll finds Trump's approval rating down in Indiana

Two rivals for the Republican nomination for a Senate seat from Indiana continue to solidly support President Donald Trump even as a new poll shows Trump's approval ...

October 10, 2017 3:10 pm

Democrat announces candidacy in 2nd Congressional District

A former health industry executive from South Bend announced Tuesday he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House seat representing northern Indiana's 2nd Congressiona ...

October 10, 2017 7:40 pm

Attorney general shows support for protests

Attorney General Curtis Hill was just the latest to weigh in on the NFL anthem controversy. But his statement was definitely the most nuanced. In an opinion piece sent to newspape ...

October 8, 2017 1:00 am

Donnelly, Coats near bottom of legislative rankings

Some conservatives have been touting a study that found Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to be the least effective Democratic senator during the 2015-16 Congress.

October 5, 2017 4:50 pm

Tritch campaign hires consultant

Courtney Tritch's congressional campaign announced Wednesday it has hired the consultant who managed the 2016 campaign of Democratic gubernatorial nominee John Gregg. Tim He ...

October 4, 2017 5:40 pm

Council reflects on sad day

The Fort Wayne City Council took a moment during Tuesday's meeting to express sadness and condolences over Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Council President To ...

October 3, 2017 9:00 pm

Banks wins one pesky Capitol Hill battle

When Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, took office in January, he let it be known he found mousetraps in his office in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, Banks w ...

October 1, 2017 1:00 am

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