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  1. Indiana Senators Donnelly and Coats hoping to save Hoosier Amtrak lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, is joining Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, in urging transportation officials to save the Hoosier State Rail Line.


  2. Senate Dems block trafficking bill for second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Hill

    Democrats for a second day in a row on Wednesday blocked the Senate from moving forward on an anti-trafficking bill over their opposition to language in the legislation that would stop federal funding for abortions. Sens. Bob Casey , Joe Donnelly , Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Manchin broke from the Democratic filibuster and voted with Republicans to move forward on the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act.


  3. Donnelly urges Indiana, feds to work together on Amtrak lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Daily Journal

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly is urging Indiana and a federal agency to resolve issues threatening an Amtrak line that links Indianapolis and Chicago. The Indiana senator said in a letter sent Wednesday to the Federal Railroad Administration and the Indiana Department of Transportation that he's urging the two agencies to "work closely" to resolve the matter and keep the four-days-per-week Hoosier State passenger line running.


  4. Another city - " and U.S. senator - " jumps on the Cincinnati to Chicago trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Business Journal

    Another Greater Cincinnati city has signed on to the campaign to bring daily Amtrak service from Cincinnati to Chicago, and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly , D-Ind., is urging his state and the federal government to work together to keep existing service between Indianapolis and Chicago so that it can someday be extended here.


  5. Harry Reid Blocks Bill to Help Sex-Trafficking Victims Because It...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Weekly Standard

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  6. Watch: Senate Dem says GOP is making Loretta Lynch 'sit in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 |

    Watch: Senate Dem says GOP is making Loretta Lynch 'sit in the back of the bus' by delaying her vote A Senate Democratic leader seemed to imply on Wednesday that Republicans are delaying a confirmation vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch because she's black. Speaking on the Senate floor, Minority Whip Dick Durbin noted that Lynch is the first African American woman to be nominated as attorney general, but said she is being "asked to sit in the back of the bus," a reference to the Jim Crow laws that forced segregation between blacks and whites decades ago.


  7. When Your Autistic Son Goes MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 |

    Because he has autism, the search for him is complicated. Brian Gewirtz, a 20-year-old Brooklyn man with autism, has been missing for a month .


  8. House Dems Filibuster Trafficking Bill Over 'Despicable' Anti-Abortion SubterfugeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Common Dreams

    Blocking an attempt by GOP lawmakers to scuttle through a provision that would deny survivors of human trafficking access to safe and legal abortions, Senate Democrats on Tuesday staged a filibuster against the measure. The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act , introduced by Senator John Cornyn , would have established a fund to help survivors by using fines levied against traffickers.


  9. Senate Democrats Filibuster Human Trafficking BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    On Tuesday morning, Senate Democrats filibustered a bill to aid victims of human trafficking due to abortion restrictions included in the measure. The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, which establishes a fund for victims of human trafficking, has garnered bipartisan support.


  10. Democrats Filibuster Human Trafficking Bill in Fight over Lynch ConfirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 |

    Senate Democrats successfully filibustered a bill to crack down on human trafficking Tuesday, setting up a standoff between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid over the president's attorney general nominee. The final vote was 56-42; 60 votes were needed to invoke cloture and end the Democratic filibuster.


  11. GOP fails to overcome filibuster on Cornyn's human trafficking billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Efforts to quash a filibuster on a Sen. John Cornyn-authored bill to combat human trafficking failed Tuesday morning when Republicans couldn't muster the 60 votes needed. Cornyn called the bill "one of the rare islands of bipartisan comity and cooperation and collaboration that we've seen in recent times."


  12. Lynch nomination in the air as Dems block anti-trafficking billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Politico

    Nearly all Senate Democrats voted to block an anti-human trafficking bill on Tuesday over its abortion restrictions - prolonging an impasse that threatens to further delay a vote on Loretta Lynch as attorney general. With the 55-43 tally, the Senate did not get the needed 60 votes to advance the trafficking bill to a vote for final passage.


  13. Democrats filibuster trafficking bill, GOP to delay Lynch nominationRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Washington Times

    Democrats blocked a bipartisan human trafficking bill Tuesday, launching a filibuster to protest an abortion provision that has turned into a major ideological test for both parties - and that threatens to hold up Loretta Lynch , whom President Obama has picked to replace Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. The flareup that manages to tie together immigration, abortion, gender and race - Ms. Lynch would be the first black female to head the Justice Department - has quickly escalated into a major test between Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Kentucky Republican, and Minority Leader Harry Reid , Nevada Democrat.


  14. Senate debate on human trafficking will continue, leaving Lynch in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , left, and Sen. John Cornyn prepare to speak to reporters at the U.S. Capitol on March 10. The Senate failed to close debate Tuesday on an unexpectedly divisive bill to combat human trafficking after Democrats filibustered the bill in opposition of an anti-abortion provision in the legislation. The failure of the procedural votes means the Senate will continue to consider the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, and thus, according to recent remarks from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , will not take up President Obama's nomination of Loretta Lynch to be attorney general.


  15. Traffick Jam: Democrats Filibuster Human Trafficking Bill Over Anti-Abortion ProvisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Switched

    The Senate voted 55 to 43 to move the bill forward, falling short of the 60 votes needed to clear a procedural hurdle. Democratic Sens. Heidi Heitkamp , Bob Casey , Joe Manchin and Joe Donnelly voted with Republicans to try to advance it.


  16. 13 Investigates: Harassing calls to seniors costing taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    An Eyewitness News investigation is getting results, and it's helping to shine more light on a nationwide scam against senior citizens. Myrtle Harper, an 84-year-old grandmother, came to 13 Investigates saying she'd been getting harassing calls from companies trying to sell her medical devices she didn't want.


  17. At odds over Iran stance, Netanyahu tried to nix Mossad briefing for U.S. senatorsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly tried to cancel a Mossad briefing for visiting U.S. senators because of the Israeli security agency's warnings on an Iran sanctions bill. Netanyahu removed the Jan. 19 briefing from the itinerary of six senators visiting Israel, led by Sen. Bob Corker , head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Time magazine reported Saturday.


  18. Making good on our debt to veteransRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Journal Gazette

    Some politicians spend their days clamoring for war. A few, like U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, devote their best energy to helping those who paid the price for having fought.


  19. Lawmakers Push Bills to Reform Lending Rules for Manufactured HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | National Mortgage News

    Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate this week would make it easier for consumers to secure financing to purchase manufactured housing. The Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act, introduced by Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Pat Toomey, R-Pa., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., would amend federal regulations put in place following the Dodd-Frank Act that have resulted in most loans for manufactured housing being classified as high cost.


  20. Donnelly bills tackle suicide among vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Journal Gazette

    The VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will have a public ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. today at the Fort Wayne VA Outpatient Annex, 2500 E. State Blvd. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., has introduced a package of legislation designed to reduce suicides among military personnel and veterans.