Playing the Palestinians cheap
News that three Indiana members of Congress are among scores who have accepted free trips to Israel courtesy of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is disturbing for a reason not commonly inferred from the expose.
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Industry Panel on Tap for May 8 Power Breakfast
Hundreds of people who make their living in the recreational vehicle business will again convene with the industry's national and regional leadership as well as area civic leaders on the morning of May 8, for a fortifying breakfast and a thought-provoking business agenda during the 2nd Annual RV Industry Power Breakfast at the Northern Indiana ... (more)
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Journal and Courier
Bangert: But will Democrats be in it to win it in Statehouse races?
During this General Assembly session, John Zody, chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party, hasn't missed many chances to paint a Republican supermajority in the House and Senate as a problem voters can't let go unchecked -- a problem his party needs to fix.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Military Scandals Back in Spotlight
Senators are circling back to scandals that have plagued the nuclear forces this year, ahead of an end-of-the-month review deadline ordered by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Pentagon victory on rape cases
Sexual assault cases being investigated WASHINGTON - The Army is investigating sexual abuse allegations against an officer who trains military prosecutors who handle sexual and physical abuse cases, a defense official said Thursday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Gary Peters (D Cand, Michigan Senate) is now officially In Trouble.
With Michigan looming as a now key Senate race, Democratic Rep. Gary Peters, who is locked in a tight battle with Republican Terri Lynn Land, has replaced his campaign manager.
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Democrats Disgrace Themselves on Adegbile Vote
Let's name some names. The Democrats voting not to confirm Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division were Sens. Heidi Heitkamp , Joe Manchin , Mark Pryor , John Walsh , Joe Donnelly , Bob Casey and Chris Coons .
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Can We Trust Polls Without Cellphones Anymore?
Roughly 40 percent of Americans don't own a landline phone , and a further 18 percent have a landline phone, but mostly use their cellphone.
NH Gop - Shaheen Votes for Radical Obama Nominee Who Defended Unrepentant Cop Killer
Debo Adgebile was rejected in a 47-52 vote to become the next United States Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal
The Senate on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile, the former head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.
Meet The 7 Democrats Who Just Voted Down A Civil Rights Nominee For Supporting Civil Rights
Debo Adegbile, who previously served as the acting head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, is one of the nation's top civil rights attorneys.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tackling the 2.5 Million Jobs Lost in the Affordable Care Act | Commentary
The best kind of problem is one you can solve before it's too big to handle, and it's not often Congress is afforded the ability to do just that.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Friends skewer Moses record
Win Moses was in the hot seat Feb. 22. And to hear people tell it, he could have been there more often during his political career.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
WNDU-TV South Bend
State of Emergency extended for propane shortage
Our bitter winter created a shortage in propane, and caused prices for the gas to skyrocket.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Senate blocks boost for veterans' benefits
The bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and fresh penalties against Iran.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Biodiesel teetering under EPA proposal
There's been a lot of talk about ethanol, and the policy - known as the Renewable Fuel Standard - that introduced renewables into our nation's fuels mix.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
Donnelly wants combat status maintained if A-10 scrapped
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana has written a letter calling for air combat mission status at the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne to be maintained if the Defense Department goes ahead with a proposal announced earlier this week that would eliminate the A-10 fighter currently flown at the Air Guard base.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Journal and Courier
Greater Lafayette Commerce to convey local priorities during Washington, D.C., trip
Greater Lafayette Commerce members will focus on familiar issues this week during their annual face-to-face meetings with government leaders in Washington, D.C. But the local message regarding federal policies affecting education, immigration, business, healthcare and funding for transportation has taken a slightly different tone in recent years, ... (more)
Ind. lawmakers follow party lines
Rep. Susan Brooks of Carmel was among the minority of House Republicans who voted last year to reopen the federal government and allow federal borrowing to continue.