Elections

A look back at the Republican National Convention

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS  — The 2016 Republican National Convention is one that will go down in history—especially for the Hoosier…

Pence and Coats endorse Holcomb for Republican nomination

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence endorsed Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb Friday for the Republican nomination for governor. “As Karen…

Trump declares himself the “law and order candidate”

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump painted a dark picture of the condition of the United States…

At the convention, political discussion includes Hoosier sports heroes

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND – The beloved and controversial Hoosier college basketball coach Bobby Knight shared a short message of support…

Issues

Race to replace Pence heats up at the convention

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND — Officially, the Indiana Republican Party will select Gov. Mike Pence’s replacement on the ballot next week,…

Republican party declares pornography a public health crisis

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com  CLEVELAND — A new edition to the Republican party platform includes a declaration that viewing pornography is damaging…

Scammers take no break between tax seasons

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Attorney General’s Office is urging Hoosiers to stay vigilant when it comes to identifying…

Stay safe and reduce costs as temps rise

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Higher temperatures across the state can lead to serious health complications and higher electric bills. While…

People

Pence’s sister-in-law attending convention as an Indiana delegate

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND ­­— Indiana delegate Denise Pence has been looking forward to the Republican National…

The American dream: From El Salvador to central Indiana

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – As the country celebrates its independence and our freedoms, one American, Evelyn…

Get to know one of America’s youngest mayors: South Bend’s Pete Buttigieg

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Pete Buttigieg, 34, has done it all, but as the young mayor…

Quick reads

At the convention, political discussion includes Hoosier sports heroes

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND – The beloved and controversial Hoosier college basketball coach Bobby Knight shared a…

Republican party declares pornography a public health crisis

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com  CLEVELAND — A new edition to the Republican party platform includes a declaration that…

Nation

State officials react to the Dallas shooting

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State and local leaders are expressing their condolences for those…

Don’t call us Indianans! Senators send letter to government office

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Call us Hoosiers. That’s what Indiana’s U.S. Senators Dan Coats and…

Indiana security the focus of Donnelly’s Middle East visit

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Government officials, including U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, traveled across the…

Commentary

Commentary: Mike Pence, at last where he wants to be

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – After so much work and so long a wait, that…

Commentary: Gov. Pence, it’s not you, it’s me

By Michael Leppert www.contrariana.com For Seinfeld fans, the episode that George Costanza was dumped by one…

Commentary: Donald Trump and rookie mistakes

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The morning after Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s wife Melania…