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.
China to remove tariffs on some U.S. products, but not corn, soybeans
China extended an olive twig, rather than a branch, to the United States in their trade war Wednesday, announcing it would exempt 16 American-made products from tariffs as a sign of goodwill ahead of talks scheduled for next month.Read More
Farmers’ loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules
The trigger wasn’t Trump’s China tariffs, but the waivers the administration granted this month to 31 oil refineries so they don’t have to blend ethanol into their gasoline.Read More
Dan Coats resigning as director of national intelligence
As the head of the U.S. intelligence community, the 76-year-old Coats has been a rare cabinet official willing to break ranks with President Trump publicly. The imminent departure of the former Republican senator from Indiana has been talked about for several months.Read More
Buttigieg tells Young Democrats that GOP policies have failed
During his speech Thursday night at the Young Democrats of America National Convention in Indianapolis, South Bend Mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg tried to draw attention to Republican policies that he says haven’t worked.Read More
Equity markets have rebounded in recent days as both President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping sought to lower tensions that are clouding the outlook for the world’s biggest economies.
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.
A legal tug of war has unfolded over a 2015 rule that gave the Environmental Protection Agency much broader authority over the nation’s waterways. Critics say the Obama rule gave the federal government far too much power; supporters counter that it prevents the loss of vast swaths of wetlands.
President Donald Trump said the two-week delay in a planned increase in tariffs on some Chinese imports is “a gesture of good will.”
President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.
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.
The administration’s plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing risk to taxpayers, while still preserving homebuyers’ access to 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages, a pillar of housing finance.
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.
President Donald Trump’s comments followed signs from China that it wouldn’t immediately retaliate against the latest U.S. tariff increase and wanted to focus on removing new tariffs, to prevent a further escalation of the trade war.
Robert Wilkie, secretary of veterans affairs, told the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis on Wednesday that the issue needs urgent attention.
Indiana accounted for 4% of the nation’s opioid-related deaths, but received just 1.9% of the nation’s $11 billion opioid-related funding awarded to states over the past two years, according to the new study.
The U.S. and Japan agreed in principle on a trade deal under which Japan will slash tariffs on U.S. beef, pork and other agricultural products while continuing to face levies on its own auto exports.
President Donald Trump said his trade negotiators had received two “very good calls” from China on Sunday. He expressed his optimism about China hours after he sent mixed messages on the tariff war.
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.
The owner of a western Indiana ethanol plant is blaming its shutdown on the Trump administration’s decision to allow some refineries to not blend ethanol with gasoline as required under federal law.
Vice President Mike Pence took his pitch on Wednesday to voters in a congressional swing district in southern New Mexico.