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  • If Mitch Runs

    If Mitch Daniels runs for President he has the potential to be a formidable opponent for Barack Obama. But Daniels has a problem. He has called for a political “truce” on social issues. That is not going to happen with the growing, far-right...
  • End farm subsidies and make agriculture sustainable

    End farm subsidies and make agriculture sustainable
    Farm subsidies could finally be on the chopping block. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently acknowledged that corn and ethanol "subsidies need to be phased out" over time. And on a swing through Iowa, Mr. Vilsack suggested that the Obama...
  • Lugar used nearly $15K in taxpayer money for hotel stays

    Lugar used nearly $15K in taxpayer money for hotel stays
    It seems fair to say Senator Richard Lugar’s camp is stunned. "I would not have expected this to come up,” confessed Lugar Spokesperson Andy Fisher. They were stunned to discover that the senator owes $14,684 after improperly billing...
  • Poll: Richard Lugar leads Richard Mourdock in Senate race

    Poll: Richard Lugar leads Richard Mourdock in Senate race
    A new poll released Thursday showed Richard Lugar leading challenger Richard Mourdock in the Senate race. The poll also looked at the governor's race and Republican presidential primary. The Howey Politics Indiana-DePauw University Indiana...
  • Lugar, Mourdock meet for first and final debate in U.S. Senate race

    Lugar, Mourdock meet for first and final debate in U.S. Senate race
    The debate between Senator Richard Lugar and State Treasurer Richard Mourdock was the most anticipated of the Indiana primary season. Supporters of both Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate seat rallied along Meridian Street outside the debate...
  • Mourdock outpaces Lugar in campaign contributions so far

    Mourdock outpaces Lugar in campaign contributions so far
    Indiana's state treasurer has raised more money than U.S. Senator Richard Lugar. Richard Mourdock raised the most campaign funds in the first quarter of 2012, bringing in nearly $875,000 while Lugar only raised $820,000 for the quarter. However, Lugar...
  • Families bring Vietnamese orphans home following three year fight

    Families bring Vietnamese orphans home following three year fight
    A time of celebration, tears of joy, and indescribable emotion. Wednesday, two central Indiana families got their miracle, years in the making. Three years ago, three Indiana couples thought they were months away from rescuing their children from a...
  • Obama rejects bid to expand Keystone Oil Sands Pipeline

    Obama rejects bid to expand Keystone Oil Sands Pipeline
    President Obama rejected a bid to expand the controversial Keystone Oil Sands Pipeline Wednesday. It's the proposed pipeline that would send crude oil flowing from Canada to the Gulf Coast. President Obama rejected the proposal, saying the deadline...
  • National conservative group backs Richard Mourdock for senate

    National conservative group backs Richard Mourdock for senate
    A timely boost for Indiana state treasurer and senate candidate Richard Mourdock. He picked up a big endorsement Tuesday. "The Club for Growth" said they back Mourdock's bid to unseat longtime Republican Senator Richard Lugar. The prominent national...
  • Xi Jinping confronted on human rights in Capitol Hill meeting

    Xi Jinping confronted on human rights in Capitol Hill meeting
    A potentially tense exchange between Republican Sen. John McCain and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Wednesday provided a glimpse into the personal political skills of heir apparent to China's presidency. Xi was holding a private meeting with nearly...
  • Senator Lugar responds to state residency challenge

    Senator Lugar responds to state residency challenge
    Senator Richard Lugar, R-Indianapolis, said Monday that he has no plans to buy a home in Indiana, even as questions about his residency continue to surface. His challenger, Richard Mourdock, said Lugar is using the address of a home he sold in 1977 as...