State treasurer and tea party favorite Richard Mourdock with square off against U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar on April 11 in their only debate to be hosted by the Indiana Debate Commission before the May 8 primary.
The ousted secretary of state claims Sen. Richard Lugar and former Sen. Evan Bayh vote from Indiana despite living near Washington, D.C. Lugar doesn't own a home in Indiana, and tea party activists want his candidacy disqualified as a result.
Jon Mills previously worked for the late congresswoman Julia Carson, WellPoint Inc. and Indiana University Health.
Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma told House members Thursday that he and Senate President Pro Tem David Long were planning to wrap things up by March 9. The 2012 session is formally scheduled to end by March 14.
Dan Dumezich is guiding Mitt Romney’s effort to win the Indiana GOP primary and also runs the state elections panel that weighs challenges to candidates’ ballot access. Opponent Rick Santorum is eight signatures shy of the 500 needed from Indiana’s 7th District.
Democrat John Gregg and Republican Mike Pence submitted plenty of signatures to get their names on Indiana’s ballot for governor. Fishers businessman Jim Wallace, however, said he came up 111 signatures shy of the number needed to make the ballot.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to take over the legal battle in which Democrats are trying to have convicted Republican Secretary of State Charlie White replaced by their 2010 candidate for that office.
The president of Indiana AFL-CIO is promising union members will not disrupt the Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis after efforts to block right-to-work legislation failed.
Indiana's secretary of state began facing voter-fraud charges Tuesday in a case that could decide if he remains as the state's top election official.
Indiana senators have introduced 415 bills so far and House members have filed another 400, including so-called vehicle bills, which act as sort of blank slates for lawmakers to amend ideas onto.
Indiana could become the 23rd right-to-work state as early as Wednesday depending on how soon Gov. Mitch Daniels decides to sign the labor bill.
On Wednesday, Republican lawmakers cleared the way for right-to-work legislation, which would make it a Class A misdemeanor to require somebody to become a union member or pay union dues as a condition of employment.