Gov. Mitch Daniels has spent years talking about issues that typically make voters' eyes glaze over: Cutting spending. Balancing budgets. Shrinking government. The priorities haven't changed much in Daniels' six years as governor. But suddenly voters are paying attention.
As pressure mounts for Indiana Democrats to end their Statehouse boycott and get back to work, some members of the exiled caucus are holding town hall meetings to explain to their constituents why they are holed up in an Illinois hotel.
Most House Democrats skipped Thursday's floor sessions, extending their stay at an Urbana, Ill., hotel to a 10th day and preventing action on the bills because too few members are present.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said he would stay focused on state matters even if doing so means he would miss a window of opportunity to launch a possible run for the White House.
Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock said Tuesday he will challenge longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar in next year's Republican primary.
Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel said Saturday that won't run for governor in 2012, leaving the field for next year's Democratic Party nomination even more wide open.
The Indiana governor received just 4 percent of the vote among potential Republican presidential candidates at the Conservative Political Action Conference. But an IUPUI political science professor says the weak showing shouldn’t dissuade Daniels’ supporters.
Gov. Mitch Daniels is to speak Friday night at the Conservative Political Action Conference that has drawn thousands of conservatives eager to help a GOP challenger deny President Barack Obama a second term.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says in an interview that he would have plenty of prominent Republican support and strong fundraising if he decided to run for president.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence said Thursday he won't seek the Republican nomination for president in 2012 because he wants to focus on issues "closer to home" — a message some supporters are interpreting as his clearest sign yet that he'll run for Indiana governor.