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Hill announces support for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced his support for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Thursday. Hill is one of 20 state attorneys to sign the letter of support. Each of those attorney generals are Republicans. “Judge Gorsuch is an outstanding jurist with a proven commitment to upholding the U.S. […]

Commentary: Just a spectacularly bad idea

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Commentary: Just a spectacularly bad idea

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death a little more than a month ago touched off a playground squabble between Republicans in the U.S. Senate and President Barack Obama. Before the echoes from the announcement of Scalia’s death had faded out, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, had vowed […]

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Governor pays respects to Justice Antonin Scalia

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence and first lady Karen Pence paid their respects to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Friday at his public viewing at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Pence is in Washington, D.C. for the 2016 National Governors Association winter meeting. “Justice Antonin Scalia will be remembered as […]

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Flags fly at half-staff in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence has ordered states facilities to lower their flags to half-staff to honor of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Scalia died Saturday at the age of 79. “Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing is a loss for the Supreme Court and the nation,” Pence tweeted. Scalia […]

Commentary: Antonin Scalia and our divided land

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Commentary: Antonin Scalia and our divided land

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Americans these days, it seems, can’t stop fighting long enough to have a funeral. When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep Friday night, the nation’s started squabbling over the processor of naming his successor within seconds. The news of Scalia’s passing barely had broken before […]