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Fair connects youth to mentorships, job opportunities

By Darrell Crenshaw TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Enthusiastic teens with smiles on their faces walked through Central Library in downtown Indianapolis as they explored the fourth annual Youth Opportunities Fair Monday. Developed by U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, a Democrat who represents much of Indianapolis, the fair is a chance for the young people to get their […]

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Pence sworn in as vice president

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people filled the nation’s capital to witness the 58th Presidential Inauguration, including many Hoosiers. Sarah King, of Indianapolis, traveled to Washington, D.C. to be present for her fourth presidential inauguration. She said the atmosphere of inauguration day is why she plans to attend every four […]

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A look back at the Democratic National Convention

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — Now that the conventions are over, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will battle for next three months for one prize — 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. As Clinton and her running mate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, hit the campaign trail in Pennsylvania next week, take a look […]

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Indiana delegates call for stricter security following DNC leaks

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — For several years, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indiana, has stressed the importance of cybersecurity on a national level. Now, Carson is pushing more than ever for stricter security after more than 19,000 Democratic National Committee emails were published on Wikileaks Friday. After leaked emails appeared to reveal Democratic party officials’ […]

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Carson joins House sit-in, demanding vote on gun control measures

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indiana, joined Democrats in Washington as they staged a sit-in to protest to push for movement on gun control. “My colleagues & I have had enough,” Carson posted on Twitter Wednesday. “We are sitting-in on the House Floor until we get a vote to address gun […]

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Indiana Democrats already moving on to November

By Sarah Ramon and Annie Gentry TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Democrats were already looking to November as the May primary results rolled in Tuesday night. Dozens gathered to share food, laughs and celebration at the IBEW Local 481 for the Marion County Democratic Party Watch Party. “This event is to celebrate the victories of the […]

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Packed crowd rallies for Hillary Clinton victory in Indiana

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Dozens of voters had to be turned away from a packed political rally Sunday as the Democratic presidential front runner, Hillary Clinton, worked to stir up excitement before Tuesday’s primary. Chants such as “We believe she will win” and “It’s time for a woman in the White House” broke […]

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Decades after RFK’s Indianapolis speech, his message of hope is spread

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS ­– Hoosiers joined together at the Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Park Monday to pay tribute to a historic speech given in Indianapolis. On April 4, 1968—the night that Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated—Robert F. Kennedy gave a speech at the corner of 17th and Broadway. Kennedy was campaigning […]

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Leaders from both parties ask for Carrier, UTEC to stay in Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Republicans and Democrats are reaching across the aisle to urge United Technologies, the parent company of Carrier and UTEC, to not leave Indiana. U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, Gov. Mike Pence, U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, and Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters sent […]

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Requests for repeal of RFRA flow in to lawmakers

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Leaders and organizations continue to call on state lawmakers to take action on the intensely controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard held a news conference Monday afternoon where he called on lawmakers to repeal or add specific language to Senate Bill 101 to protect LGBT Hoosiers. […]

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