Democrats hope to unseat incumbents Jackie Walorski, a three-term congresswoman in northern Indiana's 2nd District, and Joseph "Trey" Hollingsworth III, a Tennessee native who moved to southern Indiana's 9th District in 2015.
The pre-dawn pact put to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal shutdown while authorizing big spending increases for the military, domestic programs and disaster relief.
A divided House on Thursday passed an eleventh-hour plan to keep the government running. But the measure faces gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remains unclear whether lawmakers will be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
The medical-device industry will see a resumption of the 2.3 percent federal excise tax beginning this month, following a two-year moratorium that expired Dec. 31.
The epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws offers generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans while providing smaller cuts for middle- and low-income families. It’s projected to increase the national debt while potentially boosting economic growth.
After midnight—as protesters interrupted with chants of "kill the bill, don't kill us"—the Senate narrowly passed the legislation on a party-line 51-48 vote.
Sen. Mike Crider of Greenfield says he doesn’t have the financial support needed to continue his 6th District campaign.
A wide range of economists and nonpartisan analysts have warned that the bill will likely escalate federal debt, intensify pressure to cut spending on social programs and further widen America's troubling income inequality.
Sen. Joe Donnelly’s reelection campaign says he signed over his stock in the company on Aug. 11 for $17,410 and plans to donate the proceeds to 10 different charities across Indiana.
State Sen. Mike Crider, one of at least two Republicans in the race, said he believes the 2018 election will be competitive, as the country is “deeply divided.”
Indiana hospitals are bracing for congressional action that could mean deep cuts in Medicaid, which funds the state’s popular health insurance program for low-income adults.
Democrats thought Indiana’s 9th district would be competitive in 2016, but Rep. Trey Hollingsworth won the election by 14 percentage points. Progressives think they’ll have a much better shot in 2018, especially if President Donald Trump stumbles.
Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt. It will be watched closely as Republicans attempt to roll back the Affordable Care Act.
The House’s $1 trillion federal spending bill, crafted over the weekend, includes $50 million for the Red Line. Project funding has been in limbo for more than a year.
For years, medical-device makers in Indiana and around the nation have insisted that the 2.3 percent tax on sales to help fund the Affordable Care Act has hurt business and slowed innovation.
The role would thrust the 73-year-old Coats, who retired from the U.S. Senate last year, into the center of the intelligence community the president-elect has publicly challenged.
Tom Linebarger points to the company’s Seymour plant where 800 employees produce high-speed diesel engines—70 percent of which are exported globally—as a key reason he believes free trade is good for the Hoosier worker.
The Republican Party selected Todd Rokita and Susan Brooks during caucuses to fill vacancies created last month when the two pulled out so that they could seek the party’s nomination for governor.