Senate candidate Mike Braun has downplayed his company's use of foreign-made goods, but his parts brand, Promaxx Automotive, includes products that were manufactured abroad, according to a review by The Associated Press.
The opening shots were fired when the Trump administration imposed a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion of imports from China, and Beijing promptly retaliated with duties on an equal amount of American products.
Meyer Distributing, the distribution company owned by Senate candidate Mike Braun, does brisk business importing goods from the same countries he has criticized for taking American jobs. He also has accepted government subsidies, despite criticizing the practice.
Indiana's three Republican Senate candidates continue to voice support for President Donald Trump's trade brinkmanship with China, even as experts warn that a trade war could drive farmers into bankruptcy.
Over the past 12 years, Todd Rokita has spent roughly $3 million in public money on media campaigns, mailers and other forms of mass communication, usually ramping up the spending before appearing on a ballot, a review found.
Indiana's Republican supermajorities are returning to the Statehouse without a major legislative goal to accomplish—a reality that may leave a vacuum that some plan to fill with divisive debates that GOP leaders have in the past sought to contain.
The number of children placed in foster care because their addict parents can't care for them has surged across the nation. But the problem is particularly acute in a handful of states, including Indiana.