Also, Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins called Donnelly “an ideal choice to represent the United States at the Vatican.”
Donnelly, a devout Catholic, defended Biden’s Catholic faith during last year’s presidential campaign, writing in an op-ed published in August 2020 that Biden “lives his faith every day.”
Dozens of state and local races are on the ballot as are proposals to amend the Indiana Constitution to restrict state spending and to let IPS spend more. But thousands of voters have already cast ballots.
The appearance may win points with Democrats upset over Donnelly's embrace of some Trump priorities, such as building a border wall with Mexico.
From Indiana’s intense U.S. Senate race to the surge in female candidates to school referendums, the state has been propelled by major political currents this election season.
It’s a big jump from the end of August, when only 13 outside super PACs had spent money in Indiana to try to influence the nationally watched race.
Trump Jr., who took over the Trump Organization with his brother Eric after Trump won the 2016 election, has been campaigning for Republican candidates in close races across the country.
Former Vice President Joe Biden headlined an event for Sen. Joe Donnelly in Hammond on Friday night, while current Vice President Mike Pence supported Republican challenger Mike Braun in Indianapolis.
Debate season kicked off this week for the U.S. Senate candidates, but candidates for other federal offices this year are shying away from publicly sparring with their opponents.
Joe Donnelly, a Democrat seeking re-election to the U.S. Senate, distances himself from Washington, D.C., but not from President Donald Trump.
Former Gov. Mike Pence’s trip will come just weeks ahead of the Nov. 6 election in which Republican candidate Mike Braun is looking to defeat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly.
As a Democratic U.S. senator in a state Trump won by about 20 points in 2016, Donnelly has to court all voters if he wants to win re-election against Republican Mike Braun.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s assets, on the other hand, are much lower and fall somewhere between $872,000 and $1.9 million.
Political strategists say it’s not surprising: The candidates and outside groups could spend more than $100 million on the Senate race, which makes self-funding extremely difficult.
With the U.S. Senate race deemed one of the most competitive in the country, the RNC decided to commit early to Indiana.
But political experts say a Trump-centered strategy might not be the best move now that Mike Braun has won the GOP primary race and will face Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in the fall election.