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WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense ended as it began -- with a smear. "Senator Hagel has accused Israel of quote 'playing games' and committing, quote, 'sickening slaughter,'" Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said before...
The optimism expressed early in the week on both sides of Washington’s political aisle for a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, lamentably, has waned. If last November’s failure of the “supercommittee” to reach a grand...
Tags: Fred Upton, Fiscal Cliff, U.S. Congress, Politics, Joe Donnelly
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. End madness I learned to shoot as a...
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. Their...
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...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Politics, Joe Donnelly, Evan Bayh, Richard Mourdock
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...
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...
Tags: Karl Rove, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Politics, U.S. Senate
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,...
Tags: Politics, Evan Bayh, Bill Clinton, Richard Lugar, Primaries
Lawmakers have put the brakes on Indiana Sen. Dan Coats' attempt to get the state more highway funding. Fellow senators voted 70-28 to reject Sen. Coats' amendment to the Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill. The amendment would have...
Tags: Highway Transportation
The Indiana State Board of Health Lab will work to identify a white powdery substance that was mailed to an Indiana senator. The Indianapolis Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team was dispatched to the office of Senator Dan Coats Tuesday. An unknown...
Pennsylvania Ave.Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is turning the big 5-0 next month and to celebrate the milestone he's having a party! To attend the soiree at the Capitol Hill wine bar, Sonoma, you just have to pay a small admission......
Weekly remarks: GOP's Dan Coats says the fiscal crisis is urgent; Obama says times are tough for manyTop of the TicketRepublican Coats sends the spending crisis is real; Democrat Obama says more taxes are needed to cut deficit....
Feb 27, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Nov 29, 2012 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Jan 27, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Jan 12, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Nov 5, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Oct 10, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Sep 27, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
May 9, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 14, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Feb 21, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Oct 19, 2011 | Allentown Morning Call
Jul 2, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
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