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A winning record: recapping the Daniels administration

Governor-elect Mike Pence will be sworn in today at a ceremony just outside the Indianapolis Statehouse at 11 a.m. But until then, Mitch Daniels is the boss.

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Posted in Fiscal Policy, Local, Social Policy

5 reasons you need to watch politics in 2013

We hear a lot about losing weight and getting organized for New Year’s resolutions. But the hot commitment this year should be to pay more attention to politics.

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Posted in Fiscal Policy, Local, President Obama, Social Policy

A DYNAMO_politics exclusive: my date with Ralph Nader

A fortnight ago, I was looking forward to meeting a celebrity. I didn’t expect to become one. What can I say? The back of my head is very photogenic.

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Posted in Local, Miscellaneous

Hoosier Votes Might Decide Senate Control

A lot of people I’ve talked to have told me their vote for president doesn’t matter that much since Indiana’s a not a swing state (we break 53-39 for Romney). While that may be true, an equally important Senate battle

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Posted in Local

Teacher’s Strike a Teachable Moment for Chicago Mayor

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is stuck between a rock in a hard place. On his left are striking teachers, angered over benefits and evaluation programs. On his right are taxpayers and parents concerned about their schools and their tax money. What’s a man to

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Posted in Local, The Modern Conservative