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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting the contraception controversy as an issue of women's rights, not religious freedom, seizing on what backers see as a political gift from Rush Limbaugh to firm up support from women and young...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg said Wednesday he is pondering another run at the state's top job, but has yet to make a decision. Gregg narrowly lost to Republican Gov. Mike Pence last November despite the...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With marriages to be available for Minnesota's gay couples starting Aug. 1, Duluth residents Gary Anderson and Gary Boelhower are getting ready to do something that seemed impossible when they started dating three years ago:...
Tags: Family, Elections, Social Issues, Government, Executive Branch
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski voted this week in favor of a bill that would allow private-sector employees to trade overtime pay for paid time off at the same rate of 1.5 hours per hour of overtime worked. The bill passed by a vote of 223-204 with mostly...
SOUTH BEND – For Democrats it was the first Dyngus Day in more than a decade without former St. Joseph County Democratic Party Chair Butch Morgan. He and three others were arrested last week on felony charges related to allegations of petition...
WSBT TV ReporterKaren Nolan says her signature is something important – something she always thinks about carefully before signing. But when she saw her name and her husband’s next to what appears to be their forged signatures on a 2008 ballot petition for...
Tags: Elections, Prosecution, Lawyers, Witnesses, Hillary Clinton
ATLANTA (AP) — National Republican leaders made waves recently with a dim view of the party's future if it fails to expand its core support beyond white males and social conservatives. But weeks after GOP Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled the "Growth...
Tags: Elections, Social Issues, Migration, Don Young, Reince Priebus
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Four members of the local Democratic party accused of conspiring to forge ballot petition signatures appeared in St. Joseph Superior Court Monday for an initial hearing. Butch Morgan, former chair of the county Democratic Party, and...
It's official. WSBT first told you longtime St. Joseph County Democratic Chair Butch Morgan had resigned in the wake of possible voter registration fraud. But, there was some confusion over whether in fact Morgan did resign, until shortly before 10 p.m....
WSBT TV ReporterLocal political science experts say getting voters to sign a piece of paper to put two well-known Democratic candidates on the 2008 presidential primary ballot should have been easy. Court documents say former St. Joseph County Democratic Party chair,...
Tags: Social Sciences, Elections, Culture, Joe Donnelly, Primaries
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly asked veteran Capitol Hill staffer John Zody this week to run the Indiana Democratic Party, but his appointment hinges on approval of the party's state central committee. A Democratic official close to...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is opposing a ban on assault weapons sought by President Barack Obama. A Donnelly spokesman on Wednesday said that the Indiana lawmaker will vote against the ban but has not decided whether...
Tags: Elections, Joe Donnelly, Gabrielle Giffords, Joe Donnelly, Laws
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