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Senate rivals try to score points on Messer campaign commute
Indiana Senate candidate Luke Messer faces logistical difficulties as he tries to balance family life in the Washington, D.C., area with running a high-stakes campaign back in Indiana
Indiana Election Results
Voters in the state of Indiana are heading to the polls on Election Day 2016. There are 11 electoral votes at stake in Indiana in the presidential race. Indiana is unique because Vigo County is considered the best predictor of presidents. Since 1888, Vigo County residents have voted for the winning
11 Senate Races to Watch on Election Night
No matter what happens in the presidential race on Election Night, the results in Senate races around the country are going to be unpredictable and could have massive implications for the next four years. The announcement by FBI Director James Comey that he is still looking through emails related
Election Day Primer: Storylines to Watch
It’s a year that has shaken the U.S. political system. It’s also not over yet, and it has unleashed forces that are not likely to settle down with the election. Next Tuesday’s election pits two of the best-known and least-liked candidates in history against each other. The demographics and voter
CIA Apologizes for Searching Senate Intel Committee Computers
CIA Director John Brennan has apologized to the leadership of the Senate Intelligence Committee after the CIA’s Inspector General determined that agency officials inappropriately searched the stand-alone computer network used by committee staffers in preparing their report on the C.I.A.’s detention
Sex, Drugs and Pornography: The Invasive Process of VP Vetting
Being vetted as a vice presidential running mate sounds about as invasive and uncomfortable as… well, use your imagination. Infidelity? Pornography? Drugs? No question is off limits. Even Mitt Romney, who has kept a bulk of his tax returns under wraps during his run for the presidency, showed some
Pawlenty Surges to Forefront of Romney Veepstakes Speculation
One year ago today, Tim Pawlenty launched the first Iowa television ads of the 2012 campaign, signaling a media blitz before the crucial Iowa straw poll last August. That straw poll ended disastrously for Pawlenty, a third-place finish that led to his abrupt withdrawal from the Republican primary.
Nothing In Moderation (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: EXCLUSIVE: ABC’s Robin Roberts sits down with President Obama today at the White House for an exclusive interview. Watch it tomorrow on “Good Morning America.” END OF AN ERA: What the defeat of a 36-year veteran...
Dick Lugar's Indiana Loss Is a Win for Democrats
In a tough year for Senate campaigns, Democrats will take everything they can get. This year’s map of Senate races heavily favors the GOP, which will defend only 10 seats to Democrats’ 23. Six Democratic incumbents have declined to run, and Democrats will have to...
Mourdock Defeats Lugar in GOP Indiana Senate Primary
Dick Lugar’s 35 years in the U.S. Senate will come to a close. State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, backed by tea partiers and conservative campaign groups outside the state, has ousted Lugar in Indiana’s Republican Senate primary, the Associated Press projects. Mourdock will face Demcoratic Rep....