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Todd Young accepts Baron Hill’s challenge to debate

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Rep. Todd Young has said he will participate in two debates ahead of the November election for the open U.S. Senate seat. “We enthusiastically have accepted the debate commission’s invitation to do two debates,” Young said. “We think the commission does a great job and we’re going to […]

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Q&A: Meet Bob Kern, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — Bob Kern has made many unsuccessful bids for office over the years, but […]

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Q&A: Meet Robert Hall, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — Robert Hall, a manufacturing executive and consultant for more than 30 years, is […]

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Q&A: Meet Shelli Yoder, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — Monroe County Council member, Shelli Yoder, is running as a Democrat in the […]

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Robert Hall announces bid for 9th congressional district seat

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Bloomington resident Robert Hall officially announced his bid to be the Republican nominee for Indiana’s 9th congressional district seat Tuesday. Hall said in a statement he’s the “true conservative” in the race. “I’m the only candidate who will vote against John Boehner on day one, oppose raising the debt limit, oppose omnibus spending bills […]

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Young locking in fundraising advantage for U.S. Senate race

By Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Several other familiar Republican names have joined Al Hubbard and Jim Kittle, both former chairs of the Indiana Republican Party, in support of U.S Rep. Todd Young’s U.S Senate campaign. Young announced the list of statewide steering committee members on Tuesday. It includes Murray Clark, former Indiana Republican Party […]

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Analysis: Fun race setting up in 9th District Republican primary

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – For a time, when Indiana’s 9th congressional district ran along the Ohio River, all eyes watched in November as close battles kept voters in suspense. That’s when Democrat Baron Hill and Republican Mike Sodrel traded the seat back and forth – and before Republican Todd Young knocked Hill off […]

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Three men vie to represent Indiana’s 9th congressional disrict

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Todd Young, a Republican, is defending his 9th District seat against two challengers: Democrat Bill Bailey and Libertarian Mike Frey. Learn more about each in the stories below. Young credits family, setbacks for political successes U.S. Rep. Todd Young, R-9th District, is seeking a third term and says there’s still more he […]

9th District: Young credits family, setbacks for political successes

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9th District: Young credits family, setbacks for political successes

By Garrett Day TheStatehouseFile.com U.S. Rep. Todd Young, R-9th District, says an early setback helped set him on the path to success in his life. The U.S. Naval Academy rejected Young when he first applied for admission. He was right out of high school. But he truly wanted to be at Annapolis and so he […]

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9th District: Bailey advocates term limits, breaks for college students

By Garrett Day and Ben Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — More than 40 years ago, Bill Bailey – the Democratic candidate for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District seat – learned something about love out of tragedy. His father committed suicide in 1972. At the time, Bailey was in his early 20s. The moment was one of the […]

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