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Sanders rallies for jobs, condemns violence at Indy event

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Rain could not stop thousands of Hoosiers from kicking off their week with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, on Monument Circle. The former presidential candidate launched his multi-state “Pickup Tour” in Indianapolis Monday afternoon with a focus on jobs and the economy. Sanders is hosting the tour in conjunction […]

Commentary: Here’s how you raise the minimum wage

Commentary: Here’s how you raise the minimum wage

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org  I’m in Seattle this week taking some time off from the daily grind. Unfortunately for us news guys, the news never lets you get too far off the grid. Here in Seattle, there’s been a debate over an increase in the minimum wage. For the past few years, the city has […]

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Sanders advocates for ideas as nomination moves out of reach

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehousFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The hopes that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will nab the Democratic nomination for president are growing dim, but he continues to try to inspire voters with his ideas and beliefs. Thousands gathered at Monument Circle Monday night to hear him speak. “Hey Indianapolis, you ready for a political revolution?” […]

Commentary: Rich man, poor man

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Commentary: Rich man, poor man

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Some conservatives make the most impassioned arguments against raising the minimum wage. They start by saying that, in this Darwinian economic environment, we shouldn’t – in fact, we can’t – be swayed or guided by sentimentality. We can’t allow a natural sympathy for the working poor to cloud our […]

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Q&A: Meet Trey Hollingsworth, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — Trey Hollingsworth, a multimillionaire businessman from Tennessee who recently moved to Indiana, is […]

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Q&A: Meet Bob Kern, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — Bob Kern has made many unsuccessful bids for office over the years, but […]

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Q&A: Meet James McClure, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — James McClure Jr. describes himself as a Jeffersonian Anti-Federalist Democrat. McClure, who is […]

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Bernie Sanders calls for “political revolution” at Indiana University

By Sarah Ramon TheStatehouseFile.com BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – College students and young adults flocked to listen to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Indiana University Auditorium Wednesday night. Prior to his speech, Frances Brown, a recent graduate from Bloomington, excitedly anticipated which topics the candidate would discuss. “He’s going in the right direction with his […]

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Q&A: Meet Robert Hall, running for the 9th Congressional District

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — Robert Hall, a manufacturing executive and consultant for more than 30 years, is […]

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Q&A: Meet Baron Hill, former U.S. Representative running for U.S. Senate

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity.  INDIANAPOLIS — Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Baron Hill, is running for the open U.S. Senate […]

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