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“Indianans” no more: federal government to call us “Hoosiers”

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —The name Hoosiers is officially on the books in the new federal government style guide. “I’m pleased the federal government has granted our request and will now call us what we call ourselves: Hoosiers,” Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly said. “This is a welcome and long overdue change.” This comes after Donnelly […]

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Hoosiers in DC laud Coats as potential national intelligence director

By Sarah Ramon TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosier members of Congress congratulated former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats as his name has emerged as President-elect Donald Trump’s director of national intelligence Thursday. “I can’t think of an individual I trust more to advise the president and direct our intelligence operations than Sen. Coats,” U.S. Sen. Todd Young, […]

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Indiana students vote Clinton, Young in statewide mock election

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Normally teachers spend time trying to break students’ habits, but Indiana teachers are trying to create a new one with the help of the Indiana Kids’ Election program. Indiana Kids’ Election is designed to get students in grades K-12 in the habit of voting at a young age to […]

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Indiana GOP sweeps statewide offices

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Following a topsy turvy election cycle up and down the ballot, Indiana Republicans managed sweep victories in all statewide elected offices. Governor’s Race Republican Gov.-Elect, Eric Holcomb defeated Democrat John Gregg Tuesday evening carrying 51 percent of the vote with 96 percent of precincts reporting. Holcomb’s victory follows Gov. […]

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From underdog to victor: Young headed to Congress

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — When Democrat Evan Bayh replaced Baron Hill on the ticket for U.S. Senate in July, Republican Todd Young was not expected to give an acceptance speech on election night. But Young, won the seat vacated by Republican Sen. Dan Coat’s with a 10 percent lead over his Democratic counterpart […]

Commentary: When the votes come in

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Commentary: When the votes come in

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – After all that work, there’s nothing to do but wait. As the election results roll in, the faithful from both parties gather – the Republicans at the JW Marriott in downtown Indy, the Democrats at the Convention Center a few hundred yards away. The Democrats have their big-screen TV […]

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Negative campaign ads swamp Senate race

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh and current Republican Rep. Todd Young have only been running against each other since mid-July, but the race for the state’s open Senate seat took a negative turn quickly. “Congressman Todd Young hurts Hoosiers families,” says an ad paid for by the Evan Bayh […]

Commentary: Evan Bayh, without regrets

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Commentary: Evan Bayh, without regrets

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS – Evan Bayh says a meeting with a Hoosier made him aware of just how fast time can pass. Bayh, the once and perhaps future Democratic U.S. senator from Indiana, is calling me between campaign stops in Huntington and Wabash. In Huntington, he did a stop at a preschool. […]

Commentary: Todd Young should commit on the court

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Commentary: Todd Young should commit on the court

By Michael Leppert www.contrariana.com I have plenty of friends who are Republicans.  But as some may have guessed, many of my Republican friends are embarrassed by their presidential nominee. I feel their pain. So what’s a smart and logical, yet loyal Republican voter to do? Among my friends who still plan to vote for Donald […]

Commentary: Lincoln and Douglas it wasn’t

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Commentary: Lincoln and Douglas it wasn’t

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas really made things tough for U.S. Senate candidates. When Lincoln and Douglas debated in 1858, they were arguing about the fate of a nation. They jousted over the meaning of what it means to be an American and advanced arguments that continue to echo […]