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Poll's approval ratings dip for Indiana's U.S. senators

Morning Consult said Tuesday that its latest poll shows approval ratings slid over the summer for nearly all 100 U.S. senators, Indiana lawmakers included. According to the ...

October 31, 2017 3:30 pm


Brown impressed by visit to White House

Fort Wayne Republican Sen. Liz Brown was among 70 Indiana lawmakers and county commissioners to visit the White House last week. It was part of a renewed effort by President Donal ...

October 29, 2017 1:00 am


Forum includes neighborhoods, Burmese

A community forum with some of Fort Wayne's neighborhood associations and the city's Burmese community is planned for next week, City Councilman Glynn Hines, D-6th, said during las ...

October 26, 2017 6:40 pm


Hoosier lawmakers urge repeal of medical device tax

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, and the six other Hoosier Republicans in the U.S. House have signed a letter calling for the continued suspension or outright repeal of the medical device ta ...

October 25, 2017 3:40 pm


Ousting Donnelly hot topic at GOP dinner

A half-dozen speakers at the local Republican Party's fall dinner spent much of their time bashing a single Democrat. The event's keynote speaker, the Indiana GOP chairman, a radi ...

October 22, 2017 1:00 am


Political groups schedule meetings

Two area political organizations will have meetings on Wednesday. Our Revolution of Northeast Indiana will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Meeting Room C of the downtown Allen County P ...

October 19, 2017 5:10 pm


White House journalist to speak at Rifkin

Jeff Goldman, an Emmy Award-winning producer and reporter for CBS News and PBS, will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Rifkin Campus, 5200 Old Mill Road. Goldman's talk is titled "My Wh ...

October 18, 2017 3:10 pm


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


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