| May 2, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Hoosiers woke up Monday morning to the news that Public Enemy #1 and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden is dead. Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday by U.S. Navy Seals in a mission at a mansion in Abbotabad, Pakistan. Late Sunday night, President Obama...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Congressman Joe Donnelly (D-2nd District) announced Monday he plans to run for U.S. Senate. The congressman from northern Indiana hopes to unseat longtime Senator Richard Lugar (R) or the eventual Republican nominee next fall.
Donelly was first elected...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Some familiar and new faces arrived for the first official day of work on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
Senator Dan Coats (R-Indiana) took back his old job. He was accompanied by former Vice President Dan Quayle and Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) as he took...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 3:03 PM
After the deadly shooting Saturday in Tucson, Arizona, that killed six and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others, some are asking what can be done to improve security for members of Congress and other lawmakers; and their constituents.
| Jan 18, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Republicans in Congress began debate Tuesday on repealing President Obama's healthcare reform law. While the GOP controls the House, Democrats still control the Senate and there's virtually no chance that the president would sign legislation to repeal the...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Dick Lugar, the Senate's longest-serving Republican, could become the latest political casualty in the struggle between the party's conservatives and moderates when he faces Richard Mourdock, Indiana's state treasurer, in a primary Tuesday.
Over 36 years...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:54 PM
The U.S. Senate's longest serving GOP senator was defeated in Indiana's primary Tuesday, Fox59 projects.
Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock defeated incumbent Dick Lugar.
For more than 36 years, Lugar worked as a foreign policy expert. The long-...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:39 PM
It was the end of an era in Indiana politics. The concession speech from Senator Richard Lugar on May 8 was an emotional one. His tenure in office will not see another term. The debate as to who should take over his U.S. Senate seat has already begun....
| May 14, 2012
| 4:02 PM
The first poll in the race for U.S. Senate was released Monday.
The poll, released by Global Strategy Group, showed Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-District 2) tied with Republican State Treasurer Richard Mourdock.
Both had 40 percent of the vote, with 20...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Former President Bill Clinton is speaking out against Republican senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock, saying Mourdock’s refusal to compromise on Capitol Hill is "disturbing."
“He said, ‘I am totally against any compromise, our world...
| May 17, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is throwing his support behind rising Republican Richard Mourdock.
Ballard officially announced his endorsement of the State Treasurer in the race for U.S. Senate Thursday.
Ballard said Mourdock is committed to reducing...