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Governor’s debate inspires students to engage in politics

By Derreck Stahly TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Turning 18 years old brings with it many new freedoms with one of the most powerful being the ability to vote. However, many young adults don’t vote. Tuesday’s governor’s debate aimed to change that. Democrat John Gregg, Libertarian Rex Bell and Republican Eric Holcomb debate education issues at Lawrence […]

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U.S. Senate candidates to debate on Oct. 18

By Rachel Hoffmeyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The candidates running for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat will meet in a debate on Oct. 18, according to the Indiana Debate Commission. The debate will be held at 7 p.m. and broadcast live from a WFYI TV studio. Democrat Evan Bayh, Libertarian Lucy Brenton and Republican Todd Young […]

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Hollingsworth, Yoder go head-to-head in first debate

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com GREENWOOD, Ind. — In the first debate of the season, 9th Congressional District candidates Democrat Shelli Yoder and Republican Trey Hollingsworth went head-to-head to discuss questions on infrastructure, healthcare and gun control. The debate remained friendly until the candidates were asked in the final question if they would release their tax returns. […]

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9th District candidates, Yoder and Hollingsworth, debate Monday

By Rachel Hoffmeyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Greater Greenwood Chamber is ready to change the conversation surrounding the race for the 9th Congressional District. President and CEO Christian Maslowski is helping organize the first debate between Republican Trey Hollingsworth and Democrat Shelli Yoder. “There’s been a lot of rhetoric. There’s been a lot of direct […]

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Agriculture, economy up for debate between lieutenant governor candidates

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Agricultural and rural issues took center stage at the Indiana State Fair Tuesday afternoon as the two candidates for lieutenant governor participated in a fairly friendly debate. Nearly two hundred people were in attendance for what may be the only lieutenant governor debate between Rep. Christina Hale, D-Indianapolis, and […]

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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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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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Stutzman, Young go head to head in Senate debate

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The two Republicans in the primary race for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat tried to set themselves apart during a debate Monday night. Republican Sen. Dan Coats will be retiring from Congress at the end of his term. Now Rep. Marlin Stutzman, who currently represents the 3rd district, and […]

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Campaign efforts ramp up in Indiana

Jasmine Otam TheStatehousFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — With the Indiana primary election quickly approaching, presidential candidates and their campaign teams are working to cover as much ground as possible. The primary election in Indiana is on May 3. Candidates are starting to open up campaign offices and host events for Hoosiers. As a part of that push, […]

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9th District candidates agree Congress is problem, disagree how to solve it

Indiana 9th Congressional District forum at Franklin College from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN, Ind. – In a congenial candidate forum Monday at Franklin College, incumbent U.S. Rep. Todd Young acknowledged that incremental change is the goal when trying to turn around a political system he calls dysfunctional. But the men trying […]

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