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New poll highlights Senate race stalemate

Donnelly leads Mourdock 40 percent to 38 percent among likely voters, though the survey’s 3.5 percent margin of error suggests a virtual tie, according to new September statistics from the Howey-DePauw general election survey.

County council candidacy filled after death

Cheryl Munson, an assistant scientist in IU’s anthropology department, will be officially appointed Friday to run in Sophia Travis’ place for the Monroe County Council.
Travis, who suffered from a heart condition, died at about 11 p.m. Sept. 19 in her home on Fluck Mill Road.

Gregg, Pence kickstart final campaign efforts

With fewer than 50 days left before Indiana’s general election, the Pence and Gregg campaigns have stepped up fundraising efforts, advertising and policy announcements.

Claire and Ed Robertson gather support for the Monroe County Democratic Party on Satruday at the Bloomington Farmers' Market. The Monroe County Republican and Democratic parties were at the market talking to potential voters.

Information spreads at farmers market

Along Information Alley on the west side of the market, Democrats and Republicans passed out their messages and a few signs and buttons to interested shoppers.

Junior Lee Stay and Junior Kayla Mitman attend the IU College Republicans' Right Wing Night at BuffaLouie's Friday. The pair were some of around 40 students, alumni and local campaign representatives at the group's social.

Wings welcome new IU GOP members

The IU College Republicans mixed politics and chicken wings as they welcomed new members to their group Friday night at BuffaLouie’s.

Mourdock, Donnelly skip conventions

The first time Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., the third most senior member of the U.S. Senate, was mentioned in a speech was not at the Republican National Convention but at the Democratic one.

Senators seek intervention in immigration law

Three state senators have submitted a motion to U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker, seeking to intervene in Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s decision not to uphold parts of the state’s immigration law.

Democrats fill vacant county council seat

The Monroe County Democrats had a caucus Monday to fill the county council at-large seat left empty after Warren Henegar, a long-time public servant in Bloomington, passed away Aug. 21.

Welch signs pledge against attack campaigning

Now, 14 years later, Welch has signed a pledge to combat her consultants’ urging to attack Peggy Mayfield, the Republican running for her seat in the Indiana House.

Committee studies substance use disorders

Now, Blair is the head advocate for Senate Concurrent Resolution 7, commonly referred to as the Jennifer Act, which compelled the General Assembly’s Commission
on Mental Health and Addiction to study involuntary commitment of persons with substance use disorders.


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