Coats Congratulates Mourdock, Thanks Lugar for Service

In a statement, U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-In., congratulated Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock in his blowout victory over incumbent Dick Lugar in the GOP primary. The state treasurer defeated the six-term Senator by a 20-point margin and ended one of the largest Senate careers. Backed by the Tea Party, Mourdock’s victory is being seen […]

Area Leaders Remember Colson

Local leaders are reacting to the death of former White House aide Charles Colson, who served as a legal counsel under President Richard Nixon and was considered the administration’s hatchet-man during the Watergate era. After serving time in prison, Colson returned to public life as an influential evangelical Christian leader and founded the Prison Fellowship. […]

Coats Slams Senate for Blocking Balanced Budget Amendment

The Senate rejected an attempt to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced budget in an effort to reduce the deficit on Wednesday. The Balanced Budget Amendment has been heralded by Republican lawmakers such as U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as a way to control federal spending and reduce the country’s $15 trillion debt, […]