Braun expected to miss final GOP gubernatorial debate

Five of the six Republicans hoping to be Indiana’s next governor are scheduled to meet Tuesday for their last pre-primary debate, hosted by the nonpartisan Indiana Debate Commission. U.S. Sen. Mike Braun—the frontrunner, according to polls—pulled out of the debate unexpectedly Monday evening, saying he needed to be in Washington, D.C., to vote, according to the commission.

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Senate Judiciary has few questions for Brookman in 1st district court confirmation hearing, signaling likely easy confirmation

Wednesday’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary was a relatively quiet affair for Indiana Southern District Court Magistrate Judge Matthew Brookman, who has been nominated to become a district judge on the court where he currently serves. That quiet could be a sign that he’s on the path to an all but assured confirmation.

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