U.S. Senate GOP hopefuls Luke Messer, Todd Rokita and Mike Braun faced off Monday night in the last debate before Primary Election Day.
Short answer: It depends which Democrat you compare him to.
Todd Rokita’s campaign has published a 16-page children’s book titled “Oh, The Places You’ll Forget!” to mock one of his primary opponents in the U.S. Senate race.
U.S. Senate Republican candidate Mike Braun also has the most cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, although most of the funding is coming from himself.
It can be a little tough to distinguish between the three Republicans running in the primary to take on Democratic incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly.
The Carmel native and Indianapolis-based tech entrepreneur filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission declaring his candidacy earlier this month.
Rokita’s camp said Tuesday that the candidate wanted to participate in order to directly challenge any misleading statements from the other candidates.
The three Indiana Republican candidates running for the U.S. Senate spent much of Sunday night’s debate positioning themselves as the biggest supporters of President Donald Trump.
“When I was a young kid, I was always sort of fascinated because my grandmother was so involved. But I wasn’t somebody who knew I’d run for office or anything like that … .” —Luke Messer
“The politics stuff has never been what’s driven me. It’s always the policy. … It’s not that you’re in office that makes you elite. It’s how you behave in office and what your record is.” —Todd Rokita
“With my private-sector experience and a fruitful three years in the Statehouse, I’ve learned so much and know how it works in the real world.” —Mike Braun
Republican U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita and former Republican state lawmaker Mike Braun are fighting to run against Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly in the fall.
Members of Trump’s team from 2016 are backing Rokita in Indiana’s GOP Senate primary, claiming fellow Rep. Luke Messer and former state Rep. Mike Braun didn’t do enough to support Trump.
The first debate to be televised statewide is slated for April 15, with all three candidates confirming their participation. One of the trio has declined to partake in the third debate.
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.
Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly’s reelection campaign raised $1.2 million during the last three months of 2017. Prominent Democrats are hosting fundraisers and stumping for the vulnerable, red-state candidate.
Democrats climbed onboard after two days of negotiations that ended with new reassurances from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the U.S. Senate would consider immigration proposals in the coming weeks.
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.
Alex Azar, a former Eli Lilly and Co. executive, acknowledged to the Senate Finance Committee that drug prices are too high and said he'd work to lower them if confirmed as secretary of Health and Human Services.
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.