| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Several dozen people turned out Tuesday evening in Towson to share the final stop on the 2012 general election.
"Election 2012: Returns After Dark," was held at the Towson Library, and featured a Johns Hopkins professor providing instant insight into...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Congratulations, ladies. You kept the barbarians from the gate.
On Tuesday, Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who famously said that a woman's reproductive system shuts down during "legitimate rape" and prevents conception, lost by 15 points to incumbent Sen....
| Mar 10, 2013
| 3:26 AM
Chances of Gov. Mike Pence winning legislative approval of his signature 10 percent income tax cut began to slip away last Oct. 23.
Pence didn't know it at the time. Nobody knew it at the time.
The Republican nominee was regarded then as a sure winner...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:31 PM
SOUTH BEND – Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., joined Sens. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., Tuesday in introducing bipartisan legislation aimed at closing the “skills gap” in the U.S.
The America Works Act would modify existing...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Politicians on the Far Right, seeking to turn the Republican Party into an uncompromising, unquestioning cause in their own image, sought to silence Dick Lugar's voice of moderation, promising that Indiana still would send a Republican to the Senate....
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Though not set to take effect until Friday, the automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending known as the sequester, negotiated back in 2011 as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, already are having an effect on the economy and national security,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly asked veteran Capitol Hill staffer John Zody this week to run the Indiana Democratic Party, but his appointment hinges on approval of the party's state central committee.
A Democratic official close to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 12:07 PM
WASHINGTON, DC – Some of our area members of Capitol Hill are reacting to the president's new gun control plan unveiled on Wednesday.
Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement:
“As a supporter of the Second...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:24 AM
While the tax package Congress passed New Year's Day is expected to protect 99% of us from an income tax increase, most of us will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013. That's because the legislation did nothing to prevent a temporary...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:13 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's departing U.S. Sen. Richard is leaving the Senate with one last act of compromise in support of Congress' "fiscal cliff" deal.
The Republican will leave the Senate on Thursday after having cast 13,067 votes over...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
On the occasion of their separate swearing-in ceremonies Thursday, the area's two newest members of Congress both described being humbled by the opportunity to serve the people of Indiana.
“It is an incredible honor and extremely humbling to have...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:22 AM
As he does every year at this time, a very reliable source dropped off a list of what some prominent people will find under their Christmas trees.
Although this source is in a position to know, I provide my usual warning. He looks kind of suspicious --...