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Hillary Clinton to visit Indianapolis Sunday

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak in Indianapolis Sunday to hundreds of mayors from across the country. Clinton is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 84th Annual Meeting at the J.W. Marriott at 4:30 p.m. A press release from the conference said presumptive Republican presidential […]

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State Democrats nominate attorney general, superintendent of public instruction

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Thousands of Hoosier Democrats made their way to the Indiana Democratic State Convention Saturday afternoon to nominate the Democratic nominees for attorney general, lieutenant governor and state superintendent of public instruction. Current Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz proudly accepted the nomination for a second four-year term. “I […]

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Gregg’s economic plan includes statewide pre-K, LGBT rights

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — John Gregg, Democratic candidate for governor, and runningmate Christina Hale shared their ideas in order to grow Indiana’s economy in a 35-point plan Monday. “The truth is Indiana’s economy is not doing as well as it could,” said Gregg. “and it’s not doing as nearly as well as it […]

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Recount starts in the race for state Senate District 36

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — The recount of Indiana State Senate District 36 is now underway for the two Democratic candidates in the race. The tallying began Monday after the Indiana State Recount Commission approved the recount for Jesse Kharbanda and Sean Gorman last month. Under Indiana law, a recount can take place if […]

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Indiana GOP nominates candidates for attorney general, superintendent of public instruction

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Thousands of Hoosier Republicans gathered at the Indiana GOP State Convention Saturday to nominate the Republican candidates for state Superintendent of Public Instruction, Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor. Prior to finalizing the nominations, delegates also voted on the 2016 Indiana GOP Platform. After a push in the state Republican […]

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Pence calls Trump comments on Hoosier judge ‘inappropriate,’ Hill says ‘not enough’

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence expressed his disapproval of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s comments about U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, an Indiana native. “Every American is entitled to a fair trial and an impartial judge, but of course, I think those comments were inappropriate,” Pence said Tuesday. “I don’t think it’s very […]

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Hill challenges his U.S. Senate race opponents to debates, town halls

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Democrat Baron Hill is challenging his two opponents—Republican Todd Young and Libertarian Lucy Brenton—in the race for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat to a series of four debates and nine town hall meetings leading up to the November election. Calling it an election like no other, Hill said it […]

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Indiana Democrats urge the GOP to condemn Trump’s reaction to Hoosier judge

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­— In light of Donald Trump’s claims regarding U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the Indiana Democratic Party had one question for the state’s Republican elected officials on Monday: where are you? They criticized the state’s Republicans for failing to condemn the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s comments about Indiana native […]

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John Gregg announces running mate

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democratic candidate for governor John Gregg announced Wednesday he has selected Rep. Christina Hale (D-Indianapolis) as his running mate. “I have always liked to surround myself with smart, capable people – people who aren’t afraid to speak their minds, people who aren’t afraid to push back, roll up their […]

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State releases primary voting numbers

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced Friday 38 percent of Indiana’s registered voters showed up at polling stations in the May 3 primary election. “When Hoosiers are excited about candidates, it drives turnout,” Lawson said in a statement. “When you compare the turnout numbers for this year and 2008, […]

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