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House Democrats release ‘no new taxes’ road plan

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana House Democrats are proposing a road funding plan that would use existing state funds while prioritizing local and preexisting road projects.   The “No New Taxes Indiana Road Plan” is an alternative to the House GOP’s proposal to increase the Hoosier gas tax by 10 cents a gallon […]

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Buttigieg announces run for DNC chair

By Logan Macaluso TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for a fresh start for the Democratic Party as he announced Thursday that he will run for chair of the Democratic National Committee. Buttigieg, the twice-elected mayor of his hometown, made his announcement through a video posted on his website. In it he […]

Commentary: Trump reshuffles the deck

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Commentary: Trump reshuffles the deck

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A few weeks before the election, a friend of mine who is a Donald Trump supporter told me something I should have listened to more closely. He said no one seemed to understand what Trump’s plan to build a wall along the Mexican border really was: A public works […]

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Race for governor considered a toss-up by Cook Political Report

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The 2016 Indiana gubernatorial race between the Democrat candidate, former House Speaker John Gregg, and the Republican candidate, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, has been placed in the “toss-up” category, according to the Cook Political Report. Analysts at the Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan publication, expect the race to be competitive because of […]

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Photo gallery: Democrats for fashion

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Commentary: Democrats, Republicans switch jerseys

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Commentary: Democrats, Republicans switch jerseys

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Let the battle begin. This year’s presidential election will be an odd fight – and possibly one of historic proportions. The Democratic and Republican national conventions made clear that a strange kind of inversion has taken place, as if the two parties had swapped uniforms. I’ve been covering politics […]

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Indiana delegates join protest after Clinton secures nomination

By Shelby Mullis, Megan Powell and Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday, but the historic outcome pushed hundreds of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, supporters to protest. Of Indiana’s 92 votes, Clinton received 48 votes, leaving Sanders behind with 43 votes. Sanders won the […]

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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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Democrats announce delegate allocation for national convention

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — After the Indiana primary, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will receive 44 of the state’s delegates at the Democratic National Convention in July and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will receive 39. Following the rules set by the Democratic National Committee, Sanders and Clinton were awarded delegates proportionally based on […]

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African Americans for Hillary launches

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS — More than 50 African American leaders in the state are supporting Hillary Clinton.  “We have an election coming soon. Ladies and gentleman—this year Indiana matters,” said Leroy Robinson, a Democrat representing District 1 on the Indianapolis City-County Council. Leaders gathered at Kennedy King Park Monday to launch African Americans […]

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