Who was the most notable newsmaker of 2011?

Fair Finance fallout: CEO Tim Durham indicted for looting investor funds, while bankruptcy trustee tries to recover his political contributions. [38 votes] (33%)
Gov. Mitch Daniels presides over fiscally healthy state and major education reforms; opts not to run for president. [50 votes] (43%)
IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard under intense scrutiny for series' performance, 2012 engine/chasis changes, and racing conditions leading to Dan Wheldon's death. [11 votes] (10%)
IPS Superintendent Eugene White defends system as state seizes lagging schools, school-choice initiatives expand, and reformers propose gutting central office. [10 votes] (9%)
Simon Property Group CEO David Simon guides firm to 30 percent gain on stock market, gets huge compensation package, and takes on Amazon in sales-tax fight. [6 votes] (5%)
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