| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
We must review and reform the National Security Agency (NSA), but we cannot reject the mission of the NSA, nor the men and women who work there.
The barrage of illegal revelations about the NSA by Edward Snowden have damaged our national security. They'...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:12 PM
The hit men of the tea party can carve another notch in their collective gun belts this week with the ouster of Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar, a 35-year veteran of the U.S. Senate. Whatever mojo the conservative firebrands had in the 2010 GOP primaries,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama had a dinner date last week with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation.
The president personally...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:09 AM
WASHINGTON — Legislation to resume long-term unemployment insurance for 1.3 million jobless Americans cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the Senate, though it remained unclear whether it would ultimately pass the chamber or clear the House.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Legislation to resume long-term unemployment benefits for 1.3 million jobless Americans cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the Senate, though final passage in the chamber, and ultimately the House, remains difficult.
The 60-37 vote,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:18 PM
WASHINGTON — A bill to extend historic new protections to gays in the workplace won easy Senate approval Thursday, bolstered by rare bipartisan support that illustrated the dramatic shift in the politics around gay rights amid growing public...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Obama legislation on Wednesday that its chief sponsor said he wished weren't necessary.
The Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to disinter from...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:15 AM
U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Granger, and Dan Coats, R-Ind., on Thursday introduced the Respect for National Cemeteries Act, which would give the Department of Veterans Affairs and Army the authority to disinter veterans buried in national cemeteries who...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:29 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Megan Robertson has put in long hours working to elect Republicans at all levels of government. In 2008, she organized three campaign rallies in Indiana for then-vice presidential candidate and conservative firebrand Sarah Palin....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:10 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, spoke Monday on the Senate floor regarding the president’s move for Congress to pass his plan to use military force to strike Syria.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The decision to delay implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's employer mandate is either a welcome opportunity to make common-sense improvements to the law or more evidence of the coming train wreck that it represents, local...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:20 PM
SOUTH BEND – South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, along with other local officials, rallied Friday afternoon to encourage Indiana Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats to vote in favor of immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for over 11...