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  • WVPE could be negatively impacted by NPR flap

    WVPE could be negatively impacted by NPR flap
    The recent controversy surrounding National Public Radio, in which a conservative operative caught top executives disparaging conservative groups and offering to protect a controversial donor, could not have come at a worse time for WVPE. The local...
  • Indiana reacts to death of Osama bin Laden

    Indiana reacts to death of Osama bin Laden
    Hoosiers woke up Monday morning to the news that Public Enemy #1 and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden is dead. Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday by U.S. Navy Seals in a mission at a mansion in Abbotabad, Pakistan. Late Sunday night, President Obama...
  • Congressman Joe Donnelly running for Lugar's U.S. Senate seat

    Congressman Joe Donnelly running for Lugar's U.S. Senate seat
    Congressman Joe Donnelly (D-2nd District) announced Monday he plans to run for U.S. Senate. The congressman from northern Indiana hopes to unseat longtime Senator Richard Lugar (R) or the eventual Republican nominee next fall. Donelly was first elected...
  • Hoosier lawmakers sworn in as 112th Congress convenes

    Hoosier lawmakers sworn in as 112th Congress convenes
    Some familiar and new faces arrived for the first official day of work on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Senator Dan Coats (R-Indiana) took back his old job. He was accompanied by former Vice President Dan Quayle and Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) as he took...
  • Donnelly, other lawmakers rethink security procedures

    Donnelly, other lawmakers rethink security procedures
    After the deadly shooting Saturday in Tucson, Arizona, that killed six and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others, some are asking what can be done to improve security for members of Congress and other lawmakers; and their constituents. WSBT...
  • Rokita, Donnelly sound off on healthcare

    Rokita, Donnelly sound off on healthcare
    Republicans in Congress began debate Tuesday on repealing President Obama's healthcare reform law. While the GOP controls the House, Democrats still control the Senate and there's virtually no chance that the president would sign legislation to repeal the...
  • Longest-serving GOP senator could go down in tough primary

    Longest-serving GOP senator could go down in tough primary
    Dick Lugar, the Senate's longest-serving Republican, could become the latest political casualty in the struggle between the party's conservatives and moderates when he faces Richard Mourdock, Indiana's state treasurer, in a primary Tuesday. Over 36 years...
  • Richard Mourdock ousts 6-term Senator Dick Lugar in GOP primary

     Richard Mourdock ousts 6-term Senator Dick Lugar in GOP primary
    The U.S. Senate's longest serving GOP senator was defeated in Indiana's primary Tuesday, Fox59 projects. Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock defeated incumbent Dick Lugar. For more than 36 years, Lugar worked as a foreign policy expert. The long-...
  • Mourdock, Donnelly begin squaring off ahead of November election

    Mourdock, Donnelly begin squaring off ahead of November election
    It was the end of an era in Indiana politics. The concession speech from Senator Richard Lugar on May 8 was an emotional one. His tenure in office will not see another term. The debate as to who should take over his U.S. Senate seat has already begun....
  • First poll shows tie in U.S. Senate race

    First poll shows tie in U.S. Senate race
    The first poll in the race for U.S. Senate was released Monday. The poll, released by Global Strategy Group, showed Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-District 2) tied with Republican State Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Both had 40 percent of the vote, with 20...
  • Former President Clinton calls Mourdock's comments "disturbing"

    Former President Clinton calls Mourdock's comments "disturbing"
    Former President Bill Clinton is speaking out against Republican senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock, saying Mourdock’s refusal to compromise on Capitol Hill is "disturbing." “He said, ‘I am totally against any compromise, our world...
  • Poll: Richard Lugar leads Richard Mourdock in Senate race

    Poll: Richard Lugar leads Richard Mourdock in Senate race
    A new poll released Thursday showed Richard Lugar leading challenger Richard Mourdock in the Senate race. The poll also looked at the governor's race and Republican presidential primary. The Howey Politics Indiana-DePauw University Indiana...