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What is the Club for Growth Thinking?!

It might be an off year in most of the country and here in Indiana, but apparently that doesn’t mean there can’t be a little early blood drawn in potential GOP primaries.  As we have become all too aware in recent years, there is no offseason in elections anymore.  The next round of primaries start […]

View From the "Tweet Seats": The State of the State in Pictures

Last night I had the pleasure of joining Gerry Dick of “Inside Indiana Business” Tom Schumann from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Scott Wise of Scotty’s Brewhouse and representatives of Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation for what might have been the first “tweet seats” to a State of the State address.  We were also afforded time prior […]

A Front Row "Tweet Seat" to Mike Pence's First State of the State

For the past few years I have had the privilege through my work via Hoosier Access to live blog and live tweet the State of the State address.  With that, I have also had the opportunities for one on one post address interviews with then Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman as well as Republican Speaker of […]

Richard Mourdock's Abortion Comments and Joe Donnelly's Sophistry

This week, I pulled double duty on WIBC.  First I made my regular pre-presidential debate visit.  The Presidential debate came and went. Most of us who watched it were probably fighting sleep as it failed to yield the fireworks the previous two Presidential debates and the vice presidential debates did.  But leave it to my […]

ICYMI: Debating the New Campaign Ads of Mike Pence and Joe Donnelly

This week’s Face Off segment got a little testy, but hey, there’s a lull in the political season and we need to keep things interesting right?! Well, Jennifer Wagner and I certainly made discussing campaign ads interesting.  In this hotly contested match we debated the merits and the messages behind the newest ads from gubernatorial […]

ICYMI: Debating Indiana's Automatic Tax Refund

Who would think that getting money BACK from the government would be a controversial thing or even a bad thing?  Apparently Democrats.  Last Thursday, Jennifer Wagner and I took our places on the set of Fox59’s Face Off to debate the origin and the dispersion of Indiana’s massive surplus and the automatic tax refund that […]

ICYMI: Recapping Primary Night Coverage of the #INSEN Race

It was a busy night this past primary.  I was pulling double duty first doing a special “Snark Factor” with Fingers Malloy and, then heading over to the Fox59 studios to recap what had just taken place, which was a stunning victory by Richard Mourdock against incumbent Senator  Dick Lugar. Lugar’s loss marked the […]

In Case You Missed It – Debating Romney/Santorum and the Indiana Statewide Smoking Ban

On the latest Fox 59 “Face Off” my Democratic colleague, Jennifer Wagner, and I debated the lingering GOP Presidential primary and what that might mean for Indiana’s May 8th primary.  We also touch on the statewide smoking ban legislation and its chances of passing.

CPAC Interviews with Jackie Walorski, Richard Mourdock and More!

It’s two weeks late, but better late than never, right?  I had the wonderful fortune of attending attending CPAC 2012 this year and getting to visit with some friends I hadn’t seen in a long time.  Sure, we talk on Twitter, Facebook and even Skype, but there is nothing like actually being able to see […]

ICYMI – Debating Lugar's Residency and the Obama Budget

My Democratic colleague Jennifer Wagner and I returned to the Fox 59 airwaves after a two week hiatus.  We were definitely ready to get down to the topics at hand.  In this segment we discussed the growing concerns regarding Senator Lugar’s residency status here in Indiana, the recent endorsement by the Club for Growth of […]