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Breaking Down The GOP Debate: Who Surprised, And Who Played It Safe?

By Scott Horsley It’s the day after the first Republican presidential debate. Where do the candidates go from here? Who can build on momentum from the night? Who needs to

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Michigan Lawmaker Reportedly Concocted Fake Scandal To Cover Up A Real One

By Scott Neuman The Detroit News says that state Rep. Todd Courser sought to spread a rumor that he is homosexual to hide his extramarital affair with a female lawmaker.

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Rating the Governor’s Race

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Indiana Democrats are jumping on news from Governing.com that has labeled next year’s governor’s as more competitive. Governing has labelled the race as “lean” Republican. It was

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A Chicken In Every Pot And A Taco In Every Belly

An online food service offered a special promotion during last night’s Republican debate: A free taco for every time Donald Trump said “Mexico,” which turned out to be a platterful.

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It’s A Wrap: Jon Stewart’s Last ‘Daily Show’

By Scott Neuman The host of the political satire program for 16 years ended his run with many of the personalities who over the years had either helped him make

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Grading the GOP

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz With the first Republican Presidential debate in the history books, Indy Politics reached out to several local political pundits to get their assessments on who won the

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Report Card Reveals Much Work Left to Do

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz By Kevin Brinegar In Indiana, we make things. We’ve done so during most of the state’s 199-year history. And despite changes in today’s economy, we’ll continue to

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Speaking with Sue

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Indy Politics speaks with Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann on a number of issues including, jobs, tourism, agriculture and whether she will be on the ticket in 2016.

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Fact Check: Candidates Don’t Tell The Whole Stories In First Debate

By Scott Horsley In the prime-time Republican presidential debate Thursday, the candidates bragged about their records as governors and in the private sector, but the facts didn’t always add up.

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Charlie White Show – August 5, 2015

Indianapolis – August 5, 2015.  As Gov. Mike Pence rushed at the last minute to shorten the ISTEP months ago, we now know there are scoring glitches in the system