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Commentary: Perspective too often depends on partisan leanings

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – It’s funny how partisanship determines perspective. Consider this situation: The country is in the middle of a campaign in which an incumbent president seeks re-election. Four years ago, that president won a big, historic victory by promoting a positive message. He succeeded a profoundly unpopular predecessor whom he and […]

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Donnelly says GOP opponent would cut education funding

By Tim Grimes TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democratic Senate candidate Joe Donnelly accused his Republican opponent Richard Mourdock on Tuesday of supporting policies he said would drastically reduce funding for education. Donnelly visited Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis to show his support for higher education and to attack his opponent for his unwillingness to compromise […]

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Police union endorses Pence

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Police Alliance political action committee said Tuesday it had endorsed Republican gubernatorial hopeful Mike Pence. “Mike Pence’s vision and plans for Indiana speak strongly to our members, who voted overwhelmingly to support him as Indiana’s next governor,” said Wayne Flick, executive director of the Indiana State Police […]

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Gregg focuses on exports; Pence works on college affordability

By Olivia Ober The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Gubernatorial candidates John Gregg and Mike Pence announced new policy proposals Thursday — Gregg focusing on global trade and Pence spotlighting college affordability. Gregg announced his “Seizing Indiana’s Global Trade Opportunity Plan” on Thursday morning at InTech Park aimed at launching programs and providing opportunities to expand […]

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Gregg uses 2nd TV ad to criticize Pence’s stand on Planned Parenthood funding

By Olivia Ober TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Democrat gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his second television commercial Wednesday in a series he said would showcase the people and places in his hometown of Sandborn in Knox County. But the new ad is more about criticizing Gregg’s GOP opponent – Mike Pence – than it is about […]

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Candidates for governor talk taxes, education and more at IUPUI forum

By Olivia Ober The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Tax policies, education and the workforce were at the forefront of topics discussed at a forum Tuesday between the three candidates running to be Indiana’s next governor. Democrat John Gregg, Republican Mike Pence and Libertarian Rupert Boneham spoke with former chief justice Randall Shepard in 25 minute, […]

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Commentary: Voter, heal thyself

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPolitics.org  Recently my colleague John Krull lamented in a column about the lack of specifics and details by the candidates for governor. He equated them to John Denver-type feel good spots and wanted to see the candidates offer more detailed proposals. John’s comments are something I frequently hear from voters. They tell […]

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8th District race will be state’s most competitive Congressional contest

By Suzannah Couch TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s 8th Congressional District in southwest Indiana is the home to the state’s most competitive U.S. House elections this year. Political observers say two other districts – the 9th District in southern Indiana and the 2nd District in northern Indiana – are also worth watching as the November election […]

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Candidates for governor focus on jobs and economic issues

By Olivia Ober TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The major party candidates running for governor each released economic proposals Thursday but where Republican Mike Pence keyed on bolstering innovation, Democrat John Gregg promised to keep Hoosier tax money invested in state. Standing at Noblesville-based King Systems, Pence announced a plan to create new jobs and economic growth […]

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Poll: Pence leads Gregg in governor’s race; Senate battle is dead heat

By Suzannah Couch TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence has a double digit lead over Democrat John Gregg, according to a poll released Thursday by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. However, the candidates in the U.S. Senate race are in a battle that is too close to call. The chamber poll shows the […]