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‘American hero’ McCain gains support from Hoosiers in his cancer battle

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier leaders are sharing encouraging words with U.S. Sen. John McCain following his brain cancer diagnosis. McCain is known as a tough fighter, both in politics and during his time spent as a POW in Vietnam. U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, who represents Indiana’s 6th District as a Republican, said McCain […]

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Democrats pressure GOP to stop backing Trump

By Derreck Stahly TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Democrats are calling for Hoosier Republicans to withdraw their support from Donald Trump after the release of a vulgar recording. “Donald Trump’s recent reprehensible statements bragging about sexual assault are disgusting,” said Angela Demaree who is running as a Democrat in the 5th Congressional District. At news conference […]

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Republican delegation wants GI Bill benefits returned to ITT Tech students

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Six of Indiana’s U.S. representatives filed legislation Tuesday to help veterans regain their GI Bill education benefits after the closure of ITT Technical Institute. Carmel-based ITT Tech shut down all of its campuses on Sept. 6, leaving more than 1,000 Hoosier students without degrees. While current federal law allows students […]

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Brooks opts to run for House reelection, not Senate

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rep. Susan Brooks became the latest Republican to say no to a Senate bid when she announced on Monday that she plans to run for reelection to her 5th District seat in the U.S. House. Brooks said she had not considered running for statewide office before Sen. Dan Coats […]

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Video & story: Holcomb becomes first official candidate in 2016 Senate race

Holcomb announces he will seek US Senate seat from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The GOP’s Eric Holcomb became the first candidate to officially announce he’ll run in 2016 to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Dan Coats but other Republicans and Democrats say they are pondering a bid as well. Surrounded by […]

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All nine of Indiana’s congressional incumbents reelected

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – All of Indiana’s incumbent congressional candidates won their seats easily on Tuesday. Voters reelected seven Republicans and two Democrats to the U.S. House. Neither of the state’s Senate seats was on the ballot. First term U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, a Republican, won reelection easily to her 5th District seat. […]

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VA warns that benefits, claims will be delayed if shutdown continues

By Jessica Wray SHFWire WASHINGTON – Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki warned House VA committee members Wednesday that if the shutdown doesn’t end soon, come Nov. 1, more than 5.18 million beneficiaries – including veterans, family members and a portion of active duty service members – may not receive some $6.25 billion in payments. The […]

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Walorski, Brooks nab Maggie’s List endorsements

Staff Report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – The conservative Maggie’s List political action committee has endorsed two Indiana women running for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. One of those women is Susan Brooks, who is running in the state’s 5th District, which includes Noblesville and Carmel. The other is Jackie Walorski, in the […]