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Dan Coats

Corporate Lobbyist Jumps Into Senate Race To Replace Retiring Lobbyist

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A Democratic corporate lobbyist is jumping into a Senate race to fill a seat made vacant by the retirement of a Republican corporate lobb...

Ted's Excellent Mansplaining

William O'Rourke | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
William O'Rourke

I was exercising at my university's faculty gym when Ted Cruz was laboriously mansplaining why he was choosing Carly Fiorina as his virtual Veep for h...

Senate Eyes Social Security 'Fugitives' To Pay For Highways

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With 11 days left before federal funding runs out for the nation’s highways, bridges and roads, lawmakers are rushing to find a way to...

Baron Hill Is Running for Senate. Will He Run Clean?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Indiana voters may have a chance to significantly change their state's representation in Congress when they go to the polls next fall to elect a replacement for retiring senator Dan Coats.

Indiana Republican Senator Won't Run Again In 2016

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) announced on Tuesday that he will retire from the United States Senate, becoming the fourth senator of the 2016 cycle to not s...

Jonathan Cohn

GOP Senator On Fixing Obamacare: 'No, No, No, No' | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

"No, no, no, no." That's Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) talking about whether Republicans in Congress would take quick action should the Supreme Court iss...

Matt Sledge

NSA Reform Bill Fails Key Senate Hurdle As Republicans Cry Terror | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A National Security Agency reform bill failed to clear a key procedural hurdle in the Senate on Tuesday night, torpedoed by opposition f...

GOP Senator Shows Up At Wrong Hearing

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

There's a first time for everything. Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) suffered one of those unfortunate moments on Wednesday when he showed up to the wrong ...

Putin Is the Prototypical Political Opponent for U.S. Lawmakers

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

The right enemy can be extremely useful to a politician; after all, the nature of the game is to draw contrasts with an opponent. With an adversary as infamous as Putin, it's easy to reap the rewards.

Sabrina Siddiqui

U.S. Officials Are So Stoked To Be Sanctioned By Putin | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Russia's move to sanction U.S. officials over the Crimea conflict landed in Washington on Thursday with a thud. It quickly became the li...

Arthur Delaney

Senate Unemployment Negotiations Descend Into Chaos | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the Republicans who Democrats say they're wooing for an unemployment insurance deal said he hasn't heard from Democratic leaders ...

Sam Stein

Hope Is Not Entirely Lost As Senate Dems Alter Game Plan For Unemployment Benefits | Sam Stein | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stalled in their attempts to pass an extension of federal unemployment benefits, Senate Democrats are now placing their hopes in the han...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Decide The Plan Was Awful Only If It Helped The Unemployed | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Republican senators recently said they opposed renewing long-term unemployment benefits on principle -- particularly the principle ...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Explain They Filibustered Unemployment Aid On Principle | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans filibustered a Democratic bill to restore unemployment benefits to more than one million Americans because they were standin...

Michael McAuliff

Senators Admit Congress Really Sucked In 2013 | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The toughest challenge for Congress in 2013 turns out to be determining whether anything good happened, anything at all, especially for ...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Backs Syria Strike | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Calling the use of chemical weapons in Syria a "clear violation" of international laws and human rights, Senate Majority Leader Harry Re...

On Hagel, Neocons Go Off the Sanity Cliff (Again)

Jon Soltz | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Why are they going so off-the-rails? It boils down to one thing -- Iraq. Neocons will never, ever forgive Senator Hagel for standing up to President Bush, in favor of a pro-troop, pro-security, responsible approach to Iraq.

Michael McAuliff

Republicans: We Just Need Better Candidates | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican losses in the 2012 elections were not a progressive leap for America or a repudiation of conservatives and the Tea Party -- i...

Michael McAuliff

David Petraeus Treated Tenderly On Capitol Hill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus may have resigned his post leading the intelligence agency over an affair with his biographer, but th...

Sharon Silke Carty

Dan Coats: Hurry Up, DOE, And Approve Those Loans | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

An Indiana senator who last fall became one of the most vocal critics of the government's automaker advanced tech loan program -- calling it a process...

Senator Demands Investigation Of NBC's Pledge Of Allegiance Omission

The Huffington Post | Emily Katz | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

Senator Dan Coats isn't satisfied with NBC's apology for omitting "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance during the U.S. Open. Despite the netwo...

Paul Blumenthal

Fresh Ways To Donate: GOP Frosh Form PACs | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Keeping Republican Ideas Strong Timely And Inventive. Reinventing A New Direction. Protecting Our Republican Team. American Liberty And Nation. Grassr...

Dan Coats, Senator-Turned-Lobbyist, Headed Back To Senate With Business Victories

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As part of the Republican wave in this year's midterm elections, Mr. Coats will join the Senate again and is seeking a coveted spot on the Finance Com...

Lucia Graves

Nice Timing: New York Times Investigation Of GOP Drops After Elections | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One week after Rep. Brad Ellsworth went down to defeat in the race against Dan Coats to fill the seat of retiring Senator Evan Bayh (D-I...

Amanda Terkel

Incoming GOP Senator Embraces Filibuster Reform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana's Senator-elect Dan Coats is endorsing filibuster reform, becoming one of the few Republicans to back a legislative proposal to ...