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Anne Kibbler

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Rep. Baron Hill Ousted In Indiana

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2010 | 12:13 PM

BLOOMINGTON, IND. -- Deafening cheers erupted in Republican Todd Young's campaign celebration headquarters in downtown Bloomington, as he hung up the phone with incumbent Baron Hill, D-Ind., and announced, "We won."

The race was called with 83 percent of the vote counted, with Young...

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Indiana's Larry Buschon "Not Taking Anything For Granted" In Congressional Race Outcome (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2010 | 5:58 PM

TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Despite poll numbers firmly in his favor, a growing campaign chest and the withdrawal of Democratic funding from ads supporting his opponent, Indiana 8th District Republican candidate Larry Bucshon says he's not resting until the election is over.

"I feel very optimistic about our...

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Indiana 9th District Debate

(2) Comments | Posted October 19, 2010 | 8:17 AM

BLOOMINGTON, IND.--Recently enacted Affordable Health Care legislation seemed to touch the biggest nerve in audience members who attended Monday evening's debate among Indiana 9th District candidates Baron Hill, Republican Todd Young and Libertarian Greg Knott.

Loud applause and a few groans and...

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Frustration With Government Dominates Conversation At Buschon Rally

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2010 | 6:04 PM

TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Among the crowd that gathered at the Vigo County Fairgrounds Saturday at a rally for 8th District Republican candidate Larry Bucshon were members of the Wabash Valley Tea Party and at least a couple of former Democrats.

Mary Wright, who goes by the moniker "Tea Party...

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Independent Group Spends $355,000 To Oppose Van Haaften (UPDATED)

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2010 | 3:03 PM

A tax-exempt organization accused of filtering anonymous corporate donations into political advertising has spent more than $350,000 to oppose Indiana's 8th District Democratic candidate, Trent Van Haaften, according to Federal Election Commission's records.

Americans for Job Security spent more than $6 million on anti-Democrat...

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Dispatch From The Bloody 8th of Indiana

(2) Comments | Posted September 24, 2010 | 3:51 PM

It's been known for decades as "the Bloody 8th" because of its contentious Congressional races, but pundits say Indiana's 8th District is unusually quiet in the weeks leading up to the November election.

"It's been kind of strange," said Brian Howey, publisher of Howey Politics Indiana, of the

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