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Commentary: Donald Trump’s casual destructiveness

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Commentary: Donald Trump’s casual destructiveness

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – If there were a symbol for President Donald Trump’s administration, it would be a wrecking ball. An out-of-control wrecking ball. In just the past few days, the president blithely has thrown the healthcare market – about one-fifth of America’s economy – into chaos. By signing an executive order ending […]

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Gov. Pence sends a letter to Obama opposing the Iran deal

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence is one of 15 governors who signed a letter to President Barack Obama Tuesday declaring opposition to the Iran nuclear deal – or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. The letter states that they “intend to ensure that the various state-level sanctions that are now in effect remain […]

Commentary: Richard Lugar and an adult approach to Iran

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Commentary: Richard Lugar and an adult approach to Iran

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Bless Richard Lugar. Spared the necessity of having to navigate through the ever increasing idiocies of petty partisan politics by being removed from office in 2012 and rejected by the party he served faithfully for more than 50 years, Indiana’s former six-term U.S. senator has become something rare. An […]

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Commentary: Great compared to nothing

By Michael Leppert TheStatehouseFile.com President Obama last week announced a deal aimed at reducing the threat of a nuclear weapon being developed in Iran. He was joined by the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China and Russia in a negotiated settlement with Iran that is now on its way to the United Nations for approval. Besides […]

Commentary: All we are saying….

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Commentary: All we are saying….

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The late U.S. Rep. Andy Jacobs, D-Indiana, had a name for politicians who loved the idea of Americans fighting in wars without ever going themselves. “Chicken hawks,” he called them. Andy’s reluctance to send young Americans off to kill or be killed confused people. (I call him Andy because […]

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GOP lawmakers skeptical about Iran deal

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Several members of Indiana’s congressional delegation are skeptical about the agreement the Obama administration reached Tuesday morning with Iran on nuclear weapons. Republican Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Young and Republican Sen. Dan Coats each released comments raising questions about the deal, which is meant to prevent Iran from […]

Commentary: Barack Obama, Senate Republicans and cartoon foreign policy

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Commentary: Barack Obama, Senate Republicans and cartoon foreign policy

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – So, this is the way Republicans in the Congress choose to show Americans they’re ready to lead. First, they ask a foreign leader – without clearing it with the White House – to address them and dictate America’s foreign policy to our legislative body. Then 47 Republican U.S. senators […]

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Daniels signs bill to try to stop transactions with Iran

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mitch Daniels on Tuesday signed a bill that will prohibit state agencies from contracting with companies that invest in Iran. Senate Enrolled Act 231 also prohibits banks and other financial institutions that are engaged in investment activities in Iran from serving as depositories for public funds. Sen. […]