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VP Hopeful Mike Pence at Homecoming Rally: 'I'm Going to Take Hoosier Ideals to Washington'
At Mike Pence's first solo rally since becoming Donald Trump ’s running mate, the Indiana governor said he was "humbled" to join the presumptive GOP presidential candidate's ticket. "My fellow Hoosiers, I'm here to announce that today in New York City, I accepted Donald Trump's invitation to run
The Latest: Trump Campaign Names Staffers to Help Pence
Donald Trump's presidential campaign has named six staffers to manage the efforts of newly named vice presidential candidate Mike Pence
GOP Trump Skeptics Praise Selection of 'Anti-Trump' Pence for VP
Donald Trump ’s apparent selection of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate could help the presumptive GOP nominee win the support of skeptical conservatives. Trump asked Pence to be his running mate Thursday afternoon, and the Indiana governor accepted, a source with direct knowledge told
Former Sen. Bayh Says He'll Seek Indiana Senate Seat Again
Democrat Evan Bayh is launching a bid to recapture the Indiana Senate seat he left six years ago, a move that boosts his party's chances to pick up the GOP-held seat in their effort to regain control of the chamber this fall
The Latest: GOP Candidate Says Bayh Part of DC Problem
Republicans say former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh's late entry into the Indiana U.S. Senate race is an example of what people see as a rigged system in Washington
Democrats Working to Compete in Red State Senate Contests
Democrats are aiming to win back control of the Senate by pushing into red states where they hope to mount competitive races or at least force Republicans to spend money
Senate Clears Way to OK Drone Memo Author's Nomination
The Senate cleared a key procedural hurdle Wednesday on the judicial nomination of David Barron, the former Justice Department lawyer who authored memos providing legal justification for using drone strikes against U.S. citizens. The Senate voted 52-43 to invoke cloture on Barron’s nomination to ...
Instant Index: Hank the Dog Becomes Baseball Superstar
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Lamakers Ask 'What's Next?' After Fort Hood (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE SPEAKER SPEAKS: House Speaker John Boehner yesterday expressed condolences for the victims of the latest Fort Hood shooting and said Congress should explore ways to better prevent mentally ill people from acquiring firearms, as investigators ...
A Senator Attends Incorrect Hearing, Excuses Himself: 'I'm at the Wrong Hearing
Aide to Sen. Dan Coats slips him a note during the hearing to inform him of the mistake