Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt participated in a discussion about homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention annual fundraiser and awards presentation on Wednesday evening and were asked about what they would each do to improve the homelessness situation in Indianapolis.
Speaking Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg issued his most pointed attack yet on Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The sharpened critique comes as the fall campaign kicks into high gear with Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses scheduled in February.
The complaint is related to remarks state Rep. Dan Forestal made during the House Elections and Apportionment Committee hearing on Feb. 14 when lawmakers were discussing a bill that would have made changes to the way local primaries are conducted.
Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett, Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt and Libertarian Doug McNaughton participated in a mayoral forum Tuesday night organized by Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis and Indiana Landmarks.
State Sen. Jim Merritt, the Republican candidate for mayor of Indianapolis, said Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett has made initiatives to support minority-owned businesses an afterthought rather than a priority.
The Shelbyville native has never held elected office, and his only campaign experience was an unsuccessful run for an at-large seat on the Indianapolis Public Schools board in 2014.
Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there’s one looming problem: He has yet to win over his own.
The city’s first bus rapid-transit line is up and running, but public-transportation advocates are just getting started—and they’re hoping the next mayor of Indianapolis is on board.
In a series of heated exchanges at a presidential debate Thursday night, 10 Democratic contenders laid bare the party’s deep divisions on major issues.
Brian Roth, a Carmel resident and president of a consulting and leadership development firm, has filed paperwork to create a committee to run for governor.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, whose poll numbers have lingered in the single digits this summer after a fast start earlier in the year, is set to run his first television ad of the campaign.
In the one-minute video posted to her campaign’s Facebook page, the 52-year-old Republican talks about being raised by a single mother on a farm with “no car and no TV” and provides a glimpse into her top campaign issues.
Operatives point to Democrat Joe Donnelly’s win in the district in 2018, despite losing his re-election bid for U.S. Senate.
The debate was the first of 2019 between Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, a Democrat, and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt. The debate largely focused on infrastructure and regionalism, inequity and public safety.
Braun, who lives in Zionsville, filed paperwork making his candidacy official, but he did not make a formal announcement or agree to media interviews. He is expected to kick off his campaign after Labor Day.
Republican mayoral candidate Jim Merritt on Wednesday proposed a variety of possible solutions for the city’s infrastructure funding issues, including using local tax revenue “to secure a public-private solution.”
Sen. Karen Tallian, of Ogden Dunes, announced her campaign Wednesday morning, saying she plans to “restore checks and balances to the Statehouse and to be a voice for all who live here.”
Sen. Mike Braun’s total assets are worth roughly $12 million to $49 million—compared with the $36 million to $96 million the Jasper Republican reported last year.
Pete Buttigieg also has offered a broad policy agenda for African Americans and has been outspoken on the issue of race. But he consistently polls in the low single digits among black voters.