| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Last Sunday's Opinion pages offered eight perspectives from local sources on President Barack Obama's recommendations for curbing gun violence in the nation. Today, we share our readers' comments on the issues.
I learned to shoot as a...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.
| Jan 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S. senators, Richard Shelby of Alabama and Dan Coats of Indiana, have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the national championship football game between Alabama and Notre Dame.
Shelby announced Friday that if...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Senate candidates Joe Donnelly and Richard Mourdock reacted swiftly to a new poll showing Donelly with a slight lead.
The Howey/DePauw Political Battleground Poll showed Donnelly, the Democratic candidate, with a 40 to 38 lead over Mourdock, the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Last week's tragic shooting at a Connecticut elementary school has stirred up memories of other rampages from recent years and led some lawmakers to call for more control on firearms and ammunition.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Sunday...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
As most Americans shift into holiday mode, members of Congress are going back to work this week.
They have some important work to finish before the end of the year.
The fiscal cliff -- a $600 billion combination of tax hikes and spending cuts -- is...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Indiana Senator Dan Coats has some strong opinions about the upcoming presidential election—and he says the stakes can’t get any higher.
In an interview with Fox59, Coats said the political battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:04 PM
So far, the focus in this year's U.S. Senate race in Indiana has been almost entirely on the Republican primary between incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar and state Treasurer Richard Mourdock.
U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly, the Democratic Senate candidate who didn'...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:12 PM
The hit men of the tea party can carve another notch in their collective gun belts this week with the ouster of Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar, a 35-year veteran of the U.S. Senate. Whatever mojo the conservative firebrands had in the 2010 GOP primaries,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:40 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tea party advocates in Indiana who aced their first test by ousting U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar in May likely face a much tougher final exam Tuesday as they work to push Republican Richard Mourdock to victory.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Indiana's U.S. Senate race is on the minds of many Hoosiers going into Election Day. This race could help decide which party controls the U.S. Senate.
It pits State Treasurer Richard Mourdock and U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly. Both candidates are...