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Joe Donnelly

Sounds Like Donald Trump's A Fan Of This Dem Jobs Bill

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump liked the sound of a Democratic bill that would punish companies for offshoring jobs, according to a senator who...

Democrats Look At The 2018 Map And Get Ready To Fight For The Filibuster

The Huffington Post | Nick Bayer | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

The outcome of the 2016 election shocked and worried Democrats across the country. Unfortunately for them, there may be worse to come in the 2018 midt...

Will the 47 Diplomacy Saboteurs Have Democratic Enablers?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Democrats have been outraged by 47 Senate Republicans ostentatiously trying to blow up negotiations with Iran with their "open letter" to Iranian leaders. But in terms of practical outcomes, the main drama still lies ahead.

Michael McAuliff

Senators Push To Arm Ukrainians | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators pushed Thursday to send arms to Ukraine, saying in a Capitol Hill news conference that the United St...

Friday Talking Points -- CPAC Follies and More

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.

Here Are The Twitter Handles Of The Dem Senators Who Blocked Obama's Civil Rights Nominee

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

The Senate blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile Wednesday to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division in a 52 to 47 vote. Seven Sen...

Michael McAuliff

Boston, Syria, Congo Part Of 'Disturbing' Claim About War Authority | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The war authorization that Congress passed after 9/11 will be needed for at least 10 to 20 more years, and can be used to put the United...

Two More Democrats Back Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), both hailing from deeply red states, announced on Friday their support for gay marriage. "...

Conservative Democrat Supports Background Check Bill

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If legislation expanding background checks for gun purchases is to make its way through the Senate, it will almost undoubtedly need near...

Democrat Topples GOP Rival In Indiana Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democrat Joe Donnelly was projected the winner over Republican candidate Richard Mourdock in the Indiana Senate race on Tuesday night by NBC. The r...

Laura Bassett

Richard Mourdock Loses His Senate Race | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) on Tuesday defeated Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Richard Mourdock (R), who slipped in the polls after saying that preg...

Jason Linkins

Richard Mourdock, Controversy Magnet, Battles For Senate Seat | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The precise moment the Indiana Senate race became interesting was when state Treasurer Richard Mourdock rode the remaining vestiges of the 2010 Tea Pa...

Joe Donnelly Sees Polling Lead

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly shows signs of pulling ahead of Richard Mourdock in the closely fought race to replace Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.). Donn...

Indiana Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Joe Donnelly vs. Richard Mourdock

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Donnelly/Mourdock U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

Elizabeth Warren Is the Democrats' Pride, Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock Are the Republicans' Shame

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Elizabeth Warren is one of the most exciting and uplifting Democratic candidates in many years. Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock will leave a different legacy in this election: They dramatize the Republican problem with women, and the Republican problem with rape.

Michael McAuliff

Mourdock God's Will Rape Gaffe Hands Obama Swing State Boost | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This is starting to look like a Mourdocktober surprise for Democrats. Indiana's Tea Party Senate candidate, state Treasurer Richard M...

Michael McAuliff

Richard Mourdock Rape Comment Reveals Stark Divide, Harsh Question For GOP | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans scrambled Wednesday to respond to Republican Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's assertion that even pregnancies cau...

Michael McAuliff

Joe Donnelly Says Of Richard Mourdock 'We're Not That Dumb' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Indiana Senate candidates battled to seize the center in their first debate, with Democratic Rep. Joe Donnelly suggesting Hoosiers w...

For Democrats Confidence Breeds Success

Dan Bimrose | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

Every Democrat remembers well the pain experienced after election night 2010. That night the results left Democrats shaken and Republicans emboldened.

Crossroads GPS Launches $3.7 Million Ad Buy In Ohio, Virginia, Nevada, Indiana

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the conservative advocacy group backed by Karl Rove, continued its spending blitz across key Senate races with the release of four new...

Tea Party's Mourdock Tries For Mainstream Makeover

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

If the Senate campaign of Republican Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock has been trying to shed his declarations against bipartisanship and comp...

Michael McAuliff

'History Buff' Senate Candidate Favors Civil War, Slavery Comparisons | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Richard Mourdock, who is fond of comparing modern politics to the Civil War era, said Tuesday that he does it because he is a "history b...

Mourdock Nets Big Advantage Over Challenger

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Just as Mitt Romney recently topped President Barack Obama in fundraising, Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock outraised his Democratic contender...

Senate Race Pits Former Rivals Against One Another

the Huffington Post | Nate Willis | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

There is more to the Indiana Senate race between Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and State Treasurer Richard Mourdock than meets the eye. The contest wi...

Matt Sledge

Indiana Treasurer Flip-Flops In Position On Energy Usage | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Indiana Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock told a gathering of Tea Party members in February that U.S. energy policy should be to "e...