Coats defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth and Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris on Tuesday in the race to succeed Democrat Evan Bayh. The GOP counted on a Coats victory to help the party win the 10 seats it needs to gain control of the Senate.
U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth on Monday used his first debate with Republican Dan Coats in the race for Indiana's open U.S. Senate seat to attack Coats for his time spent as a lobbyist. Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris tried to set her party apart by staying above the fray.
For-profit colleges like ITT Technical Institutes need tougher oversight and regulation, according to a report from a Democratic
Senate committee chairman that questions the industry’s advertising spending, tuition costs and reliance on taxpayer
State political parties launch lobbyistdancoats.com and badforindiana.com to criticize Senate candidates Dan Coats and Brad
Ellsworth. Both dismiss the other side's website as a political distraction.
Indiana Republican voters will decide Tuesday which of five U.S. Senate candidates will represent the party in its fight to
take the seat being vacated by Democrat Evan Bayh.
Memo to the state Republican Party: Show me the candidate. We have a right to expect much from the party that gave us Sen.