Gov. Mitch Daniels joined others in promoting passage of a referendum that would make property tax caps in Indiana part of the state constitution.
One hundred Indiana House seats are on the ballot—though many fewer are competitive—but their outcomes may affect the state well beyond the two-year terms that the candidates seek.
Two governors seen as potential 2012 presidential candidates appeared together Thursday night at a fundraiser for the Mississippi Republican Party. Mississippi's Haley Barbour and Indiana's Mitch Daniels wouldn't say whether either has ambitions for the White House.
Critics have argued that the law, which requires voters to show a photo ID to cast a ballot, violates the state constitution
because it isn’t applied equally to all voters. Those who vote by mail don't have to prove their identity.
Mark Rutherford wants America’s third-largest political party to make inroads by showing competence at the grassroots level
Both Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Indiana secretary of state are critics of the state's voter identification
law, which they would have a role in enforcing as the top state election official.
State treasurer Richard Mourdock, a Republican who gained attention last year as he took a fight against the Chrysler bankruptcy
proceedings all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, says he'll run for re-election.
Republican state Sen. Marlin Stutzman said Thursday that he’d like to take Rep. Mark Souder’s place in Congress. Souder announced
this week that he would resign in the wake of an extramarital affair.
State political parties launch lobbyistdancoats.com and badforindiana.com to criticize Senate candidates Dan Coats and Brad
Ellsworth. Both dismiss the other side's website as a political distraction.
Isn’t it great to live in a country where citizens have a say in who serves in every public position from president
to school board? Wouldn’t it be even better if citizens actually took that privilege seriously and went to the polls?