The House 1/6 committee is set to hear from the caretakers of American democracy — elections workers and local officials — who fended off Donald Trump’s pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election, at times despite frightening personal attacks.
Advocates ask U.S. Supreme Court to review Indiana absentee voting laws
Hoosiers who unsuccessfully pushed for no-excuse absentee voting in Indiana during the 2020 election are turning to the U.S. Supreme Court, claiming the constitutional arguments they raised will become even more pertinent as some state legislatures are already trying to restrict mail-in balloting.Read More
Taft builds new lobby group with Ice Miller transplants
Taft Stettinius & Hollister is making a big push into public affairs and lobbying in both Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., and has nabbed seven attorneys and nonlawyer professionals — including several big names in Indiana politics — from rival Ice Miller to do it.Read More
Taft builds new lobby group with Ice Miller transplants
Taft Stettinius & Hollister is making a big push into public affairs and lobbying in both Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., and has nabbed seven attorneys and non-lawyer professionals — including several big names in Indiana politics — from rival Ice Miller to do it.Read More
Lawmakers reject no-excuse absentee voting, other election amendments
At least 13 bills dealing with election and voting have been introduced into the 2021 session of the Indiana General Assembly, but only three have received a hearing and none are addressing calls by Democrats for expanded absentee voting and easier access to early voting.Read More
Challenger Diego Morales’ campaign to defeat Gov. Eric Holcomb’s appointee for Indiana secretary of state succeeded on Saturday, when Indiana Republican Party delegates nominated Morales to be their candidate in November’s general election.
Four candidates will square off this weekend in the race for the Republican nomination for Indiana state treasurer in a convention battle that will measure the value of financial skills and the power of candidates’ political connections.
Political mail directly attacking Gov. Eric Holcomb and associated GOP candidates as too moderate has been delivered to delegates in advance of this weekend’s Indiana Republican Party convention, heightening an already looming intra-party showdown.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol laid the blame firmly on Donald Trump Thursday night, saying the assault was hardly spontaneous but an “attempted coup” and a direct result of the defeated president’s effort to overturn the 2020 election.
After nearly a year of partisan battles, number-crunching and lawsuits, the once-a-decade congressional redistricting cycle is ending in a draw.
As the U.S. mourns the victims of its latest mass shooting — 19 elementary school students and two teachers gunned down in Texas — Democratic governors are amplifying their calls for greater restrictions on guns. Many Republican governors are emphasizing a different solution: more security at schools.
A former Mike Pence aide seeking to oust Indiana’s Republican secretary of state is embracing Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen while also fending off criticism about twice leaving jobs in that office after being written up for poor job performance.
Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron expressed her frustration about gun violence in the United States in a profanity-filled Facebook tirade last week following a school shooting in Texas that took the lives of 19 children.
A feud over who should fill an open seat on the city of Bloomington’s Plan Commission has been resolved after the Court of Appeals of Indiana reversed Friday, finding the mayor’s nominee was validly appointed.
As Indiana Republican lawmakers prepare to override Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto and enact a new law that would bar transgender girls from participating in girls’ K-12 sports, activist groups on both sides of the issue are ramping up their lobbying efforts.
Voters in 32 states this year will cast ballots on state supreme court seats, which have become a magnet for spending by national interest groups.
U.S. Supreme Courts justices face a reckoning over the audacious leak of an early draft opinion that strikes down the constitutional right to abortion, an episode that has deepened suspicions that the high court, for all its decorum, is populated by politicians in robes.
A central Indiana man charged with murder in connection with the March death of his wife has won a primary election for township board.
The Marion County Democratic Party appears headed for significant change, with Mayor Joe Hogsett advocating for an end to pre-primary endorsements and some Black Democrats separately demanding the county party chair resign immediately.
Two newly redrawn Indiana House districts in Indianapolis’ northern suburbs have attracted a total of six Republican candidates looking to advance to November’s general election.
Marijuana legalization is coming to the forefront of the Indiana Democratic Party’s 2022 platform.
U.S. Sen. Mike Braun and Sen. Todd Young made history April 7 when they both voted against the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first African American woman to be nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.
With his sweeping domestic agenda on hold and images of horror in Ukraine dominating headlines, President Joe Biden is scrounging for ways to demonstrate that he’s still making progress for Americans at a time when many feel the country is heading in the wrong direction.