Indiana

Indiana dumps Core education standards

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed legislation dropping education standards adopted by nearly every state, claiming the Hoosier State would be better served by its own learning benchmarks.
Indiana becomes the first state to…

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Conservatives, liberals, media advocates rally behind man jailed for criticizing Indiana judge

A group of free-speech advocates is rallying behind an Indiana inmate serving two years for his online rants against a judge who took away his child-custody rights during a divorce case.
There’s no disputing that…

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Indiana governor halts deal with bomb supplier in Pakistan

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has suspended a deal to finance an in-state fertilizer plant to be built by a Pakistani conglomerate that the Pentagon has criticized for refusing to take steps to stop the flow…

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Ind. hospital fires 8 workers who refused flu shot

GOSHEN, Ind. – A northern Indiana hospital has fired eight employees who refused to get flu shots the hospital says…

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Richard Mourdock: Pregnancy From Rape ‘Something God Intended’

ABC News
Indiana  Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said  pregnancies resulting from rape are part of God’s plan, tearfully explaining that he only supports abortions when a mother’s life is in danger.
“I think even when life…

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Indiana: New GOP Poll Gives Richard Mourdock 3-Point Lead

By Shira Toeplitz , Roll Call
A new Republican poll showed the party’s Senate nominee in Indiana, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, with a 3-point lead in the race.
Mourdock had 45 percent, while Rep. Joe Donnelly (D)…

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No regrets: Indiana’s attorney general stand by health care case

Written by Bill McCleery, Indystar.com
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller expressed surprise and disappointment today at the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama’s health care overhaul.
The fact the court found the law constitutional based…

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Longtime GOP Sen. Richard Lugar loses Indiana primary to challenger Richard Mourdock

By Chad Pergram, Cristina Marcos, FoxNews
Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN) lost a primary battle Tuesday to tea arty challenger and Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock for the seat he has held since 1977.
Lugar’s defeat makes…

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Indiana: New Independent Poll Gives Richard Mourdock a 10-Point Lead

By Shira Toeplitz , Roll Call
Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) trailed his primary opponent by 10 points in a new independent poll released today.
In what will likely be the final independent survey released before…

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Joe Donnelly looks past Richard Lugar to Richard Mourdock

By DAVID CATANESE | Politico

INDIANAPOLIS — Rep. Joe Donnelly thinks he already knows who his general election opponent is.
And it’s not Dick Lugar.

The presumptive Democratic nominee for Senate devoted much of his speech at…

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Republican conservatives in Indiana gunning for Lugar

By Paige Winfield Cunningham-The Washington Times
Tea party sympathizers continue shelling Sen. Richard G. Lugar of Indiana as they work to defeat him in next week’s primary, which is shaping up as the premiere chance for the political…

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McCain, Palin take opposite sides in Indiana race

By Catalina Camia, USA TODAY
John McCain and Sarah Palin are taking opposite sides in the Indiana Senate primary fight.
Palin today endorsed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock over veteran Sen. Richard Lugar, giving the GOP challenger…

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IN: Lugar, Mourdock placing faith in their attack ads

By TOM LoBIANCO The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS — One of Indiana’s most expensive Senate primaries is being fought on the airwaves because negative advertising works.
The grim visage of hawk-nosed Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock, the…

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