Former state Sen. Erin Houchin emerged Tuesday from a nine-candidate Republican field for the 9th Congressional District seat that opened up when current GOP Rep. Trey Hollingsworth unexpectedly announced in January he wouldn’t seek reelection after three terms.
Top political analyst changes outlook for 5th District race to ’tilt Democrat’
Inside Elections made the rating change this week for the tight race between Republican state Sen. Victoria Spartz and former Democratic state lawmaker Christina Hale. Money has been pouring into the race, with nearly $12 million spent on TV advertising alone.Read More
5th District congressional candidates talk trade, job outsourcing
Republican state Sen. Victoria Spartz and former Democratic state Rep. Christina Hale have each raised concerns about outsourcing U.S. jobs, but the candidates say they would take different approaches to curbing the problem.Read More
Efforts to lift up women help define 5th District candidate Hale
In every role Hale has held in her career, she has connected people, especially women, to opportunities for growth and success.Read More
Nine candidates are running in the May 3 primary for the district that U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth is giving up after six years, making him the only Indiana congressional incumbent not seeking reelection.
Ukrainian American Rep. Spartz takes on leading role in GOP response to Russian invasion of her home country
On Tuesday night, she will be part of the group of lawmakers who will escort President Joe Biden into the House chamber for a State of the Union address that is expected to focus heavily on the conflict happening in her home country.
A long-shot Democratic candidate for Rep. Jim Banks’ northeastern Indiana district argued the congressman should be kicked off the ballot because he violated the Constitution by allegedly supporting last year’s U.S. Capitol insurrection.
Flores said in a televised interview earlier Wednesday that he is trying to “create some change” to the league’s minority hiring practices.
U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth announced Wednesday that he won’t run for re-election in southern Indiana’s 9th District, raising speculation about what the three-term Republican congressman might do next.
The senator, who had been the chief Democratic obstacle to the White House’s sweeping policy initiative for nearly six months, said he could not support the bill because of his concerns about inflation, the growing deficit and the need to focus on the omicron coronavirus variant.
House Democrats hope to begin debate as soon as Wednesday on the proposal to overhaul the country’s health care, education, climate, immigration and tax laws, aiming to adopt the sweeping measure by the end of the week.
The Indiana congressman said he met Twitter’s demand that he delete his Oct. 19 post regarding Dr. Rachel Levine becoming the first openly transgender four-star officer in the U.S. uniformed services.
The House approved a $1 trillion package of road and other infrastructure projects late Friday after Democrats resolved a months-long standoff between progressives and moderates.
Former state Rep. Melanie Wright of Yorktown announced her campaign for central Indiana’s 5th District on Facebook, saying she wanted to help others and solve problems regardless of political affiliation.
On Jan. 6, a violent mob surged through the halls of the U.S. Capitol chanting “hang Mike Pence.” But when the House moved this week to create an independent commission to investigate the tragedy, the former vice president’s brother voted no.
A campaign disclosure form and other public records show that Spartz and her husband, Jason Spartz, have largely made their money buying, selling, leasing and farming land.
In both her business and governmental careers, Spartz is not afraid to disagree with anyone, regardless of political party.
House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment on Tuesday morning charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Operatives point to Democrat Joe Donnelly’s win in the district in 2018, despite losing his re-election bid for U.S. Senate.
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.
Hale announced Thursday morning that she is seeking Indiana’s 5th District seat, which is being vacated by Republican Susan Brooks.
The current Indiana members of the House and Senate have served an average of 8.6 years on Capitol Hill, a number that will go down when Brooks leaves.