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Why the Election Won't Be an Etch-A-Sketch Moment for America

David Ropeik | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
David Ropeik

No single election can resolve the underlying drivers of partisanship. More and more, compelled by the deep imperative for our safety and survival, we are circling the wagons of our own unique groups and treating those with whom we disagree as the enemy.

Team Obama Has to Win to Keep America Shining

Karma Kitaj | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Karma Kitaj

Yes, I have been disappointed in some ways with the president. He's revealed himself to be a human, not an icon. But, I'm 100 percent certain that he's got our back.

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?

Dear Mr. Mourdock

Brooke Bastinelli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brooke Bastinelli

I'm asking you to see the eyes of a terrified girl who is in shock. I'm asking you to give a blanket and a teddy bear to a young woman who can't bring her clothes home with her because they now have to go to a forensic lab.

Dear Mr. Mourdock, You Do Not Speak for God

Cynthia Dill | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

It is difficult to believe, but another GOP Extremist for the U.S. Senate is attacking the rights, privacy and dignity of women. But perhaps we should not be surprised at all.

Michael McAuliff

Mourdock On Abortion: Pregnancy From Rape Is 'Something God Intended' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana GOP U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock declared Tuesday night he opposes aborting pregnancies conceived in rape because "it ...

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...

RINO Hunter Changes Tea Party Tune

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — Richard Mourdock became one of the tea party's biggest winners of the 2012 primary season when he knocked off veteran Indiana Sen...

Tea Party-Backed Winner Explains His View Of Bipartisanship

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who defeated long-time Sen. Richard Lugar in the Republican primary Tuesday, has a new twist on bipartisansh...

GOP Incumbent Faces Troubling Signs

AP | By TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar's allies have largely disappeared from the television airwaves just days before Tuesday's primary, a sign t...

Endangered GOP Senator Releases Harsh New Ad

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) released a new ad Tuesday slamming his primary opponent, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, over his judgment and decisions...

Tea Party's Last 2012 Primary Hope Struggling To Gain Traction

AP | By HENRY C. JACKSON and TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tea party movement's best remaining hope in 2012 for picking off an incumbent Republican in the Senate has boiled down to one state,...