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  • Santa has noted these newsmakers

    Santa has noted these newsmakers
    As he does every year at this time, a very reliable source dropped off a list of what some prominent people will find under their Christmas trees. Although this source is in a position to know, I provide my usual warning. He looks kind of suspicious --...
  • DeMint: A Senate loss or gain?

    WASHINGTON -- In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago. The decision of Republican Jim DeMint...
  • Donnelly on fiscal cliff: 'If we had a vote tomorrow, we could get this done'

    Donnelly on fiscal cliff: 'If we had a vote tomorrow, we could get this done'
    Joe Donnelly was back in the South Bend area Sunday. The 2nd District congressman who won the senate seat currently held by Dick Lugar was visiting the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. We asked him about the pending drama surrounding the so-called "fiscal...
  • Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?

    Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?
    In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago. The decision of Republican Jim DeMint of South...
  • Cash-strapped Mourdock blames 'liberal media'

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock is accusing the media of sinking his run for the Senate as he looks to pay down campaign debt. Mourdock campaign finance director Ashlee Walls wrote in an email to supporters Tuesday saying...
  • Richard Mourdock campaign blames media for Republican's loss

    Richard Mourdock campaign blames media for Republican's loss
    Richard Mourdock's campaign is pointing fingers following last month's loss in the race for Richard Lugar’s Senate seat. Mourdock's camp sent an e-mail Tuesday, saying the quote "liberal media" is to blame for his loss to Democrat Joe Donnelly....
  • Senator Richard Lugar calls for compromise in official farewell address

    Senator Richard Lugar calls for compromise in official farewell address
    Senator Richard Lugar is urging his colleagues to compromise.  The outgoing Republican delivered his official farewell speech on the Senate floor Wednesday. Senator Lugar said President Barack Obama must work with Republicans on foreign policy. He...
  • Donnelly joins Senate agriculture, military panels

    Donnelly joins Senate agriculture, military panels
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Newly elected U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly will serve on the Senate's agriculture and military panels. Donnelly announced Wednesday he will serve on the Agriculture and Armed Service committees in addition to the Senate Aging...
  • Bob Dole and the GOP's disability

    Bob Dole and the GOP's disability
    Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
  • Outgoing Senator Richard Lugar to teach as distinguished professor at UIndy

    Outgoing Senator Richard Lugar to teach as distinguished professor at UIndy
    When Republican Senator Richard Lugar leaves congress next month, he will expand his association with the University of Indianapolis. Friday, the school announced Lugar as a distinguished professor of Political Science and International Relations....
  • The decline of moderate Republicanism

    WASHINGTON -- Sometimes it takes the passing from the scene of a strong yet reasonable and accommodating voice to show how valuable and in short supply that commodity is in today's political discourse. Such was the circumstance with the news last week...