About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said last week that he would be deploying 625 troops to Washington from Jan. 16-22.
IBJ Podcast: Why business execs are pushing back against legislative interference in Indy
More than 60 business and not-for-profit executives have signed a letter telling lawmakers to back off proposals that would restrict or usurp power from city government in Indianapolis.Read More
Lilly suspends contributions to 4 Indiana Congress members over certification votes
Several other Indiana companies also say they are suspending contributions to all candidates or are taking a close look at the matter.Read More
Little about the next legislative session will be normal—maybe not even when it starts
Republican leaders are confident the General Assembly can meet safely and still let the public have input, but Democrats are skeptical.Read More
Republican Spartz wins 5th District race over Democrat Hale
As of Wednesday evening—with most of the votes counted—Spartz had a lead of nearly 18,000 votes over Democrat Christina Hale.Read More
In an unprecedented step, Facebook and Twitter suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms Wednesday following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters.
In 2019, Republican Robert Vane launched a podcast called “Leaders and Legends” as a way to help promote his media relations and communications business.
Still, the Republican president vowed to keep up the fight, saying his case “strongly” continues.
The CEOs from about two dozen Fortune 500 companies decided to wait for the Nov. 20 certification of votes in Georgia before meeting to decide their next moves.
While Democrats stayed holed up—relying on phone calls, advertising and social media—to spread their message, Republican candidates donned masks and knocked on doors, talking to voters one-on-one in ways that Democrats thought might not be safe (or popular).
Podcast host Mason King talked with University of Indianapolis political science professor Laura Merrifield Wilson and IBJ political reporter Lindsey Erdody about the messages Indiana voters sent at the polls.
John Zody, who has been the party chair since 2013, told reporters on Friday morning that he will finish his term through March and then help the party reorganize its leadership.
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Democrat Ashley Klein had a slight lead in early returns over Torr but that evaporated as more votes came in.
Rep. Susan Brooks—the outgoing Republican congresswoman Spartz would replace—declared victory on Spartz’s behalf. “We know that we have absentee ballots still out—yes in Hamilton County, yes in Marion County,” Brooks said. “But she has demonstrated such strength in all of those counties.”
Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics announced the rating change Monday morning for the tight race between Republican state Sen. Victoria Spartz and former Democratic state lawmaker Christina Hale.
Democrats’ increased participation and slight gains in recent Hamilton County elections may be part of a long-term strategy, but local party officials don’t think that will result in many county-level victories on Nov. 3.
Benjamin Harrison of Indianapolis ran for president in 1888, but typical of that time, he did not travel the country to campaign. Instead, supporters rolled a giant ball decorated with campaign slogans across the country,
Iowa-based Vote Smart issued a statement Wednesday that said Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston is airing an ad that attacks his opponent, Democrat Aimee Rivera Cole, “with information he knows to be false.”
Hoosier native and former DHS chief reveals himself as ‘Anonymous’ writer of insider warnings about Trump
Taylor, a LaPorte native and Indiana University graduate with a degree in international security studies, served in the administration for two years.
The sell-off began two weeks ago but intensified Monday. It has been triggered by a surge in coronavirus cases and the fact that the White House and Democrats are at an impasse over relief talks.
With four seats on the seven-member board up for election, the outcome could easily shift the balance of power in the district.
The decision will require unanimous support from the three-member Marion County Election Board, which consists of two Democrats and one Republican.
During the discussion, the candidates answered questions about job creation, broadband internet, marijuana, a COVID-19 vaccine, racial disparities, redistricting and what time zone Indiana should be.