INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state senator has become the 13th candidate in a crowded Republican field seeking the central Indiana congressional seat being given up by GOP Rep. Susan Brooks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun says a health problem is causing him to suspend his campaign for the central Indiana congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's state treasurer is the latest candidate entering the race for the congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun is entering the race for the central Indiana congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard says he won't seek the congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Martha Roby of Alabama announced Friday that she will not run for reelection in 2020, making her the second House GOP woman to announce she will not...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Democratic state legislator is seeking the central Indiana congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks announced Friday that she won't seek reelection next year because she wants to spend more time with her family after four terms in...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former gubernatorial aide has been picked to replace a retiring member of the Indiana House.
Republican precinct committee members voted in a caucus Tuesday night for...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parents of Tyler Trent, the Purdue University superfan and cancer activist who died in January, will attend President Donald Trump's State of the Union address.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee has cleared Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva of wrongdoing in connection with a settlement he made with a female former staffer who accused him of being drunk and creating a hostile work environment.
Grijalva, a Democrat who is set to become chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee next month, paid the ex-staffer $48,000 in 2015 when she left his office after working there for three months.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom.
Noblesville police Lt. Bruce Barnes confirmed Saturday that Jason Seaman was discharged from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks posted a video on Twitter saying she met Seaman during a visit to Noblesville West Middle School around midday Saturday.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):
An Indiana congresswoman says a teacher who stopped a school shooting has been released from a hospital.
U.S. Rep Susan Brooks says she met Saturday with Jason Seaman at the Noblesville, Indiana, school where the shooting occurred Friday. She says Seaman is a "hero teacher" who stopped the violence.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million for the second straight year to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
The Health and Human Services funding is among $485 million recently awarded nationwide to combat heroin and opioid abuse.
Indiana was awarded $10.9 million, the same amount it received last year. That funding supports a variety of prevention, treatment and recovery services for people addicted to opioids.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Dec. 7 about a House Ethics Committee investigation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the panel's chairwoman, Rep. Susan Brooks, was from Alabama. She is from Indiana.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas
The House Ethics Committee says it is expanding its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump has arrived in Indianapolis on his first trip to Indiana since his inauguration.
Air Force One touched down about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Indianapolis International Airport. Trump is heading to the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where he is giving a speech touting the Republican-led federal tax overhaul effort.
Trump will be speaking to an invitation-only audience and is only scheduled to be in the city for a couple hours.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A business consultant who bills himself as a "conservative outsider" will run for an open eastern Indiana congressional seat.
Stephen MacKenzie announced a Republican primary bid Monday for the sixth congressional district seat once held by Vice President Mike Pence.
Republican Rep. Luke Messer represents the district. But he's giving it up to run for Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angered by allegations that some members of USA Gymnastics were sexually abused, the House overwhelmingly backed legislation on Thursday that requires amateur sports groups recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee to report claims of sexual abuse to police.
The vote was 415-3, with the bill's sponsor, Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind., saying the Olympic community clearly had failed to protect its athletes and must do better.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
The state's funding from the Health and Human Services is among $485 million the agency recently awarded to all 50 states and several U.S. territories.
Those grants were awarded based in part on overdose death rates. The funding will support an array of prevention, treatment and recovery services for people addicted to opioids.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indiana Republican caucuses to fill congressional ballot vacancies (all times local):
Republican U.S. Reps. Todd Rokita and Susan Brooks reclaimed their spots on Indiana's November ballot after withdrawing their congressional candidacies to try to replace Mike Pence in this year's governor's race.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita is back on Indiana's November ballot after he withdrew his congressional candidacy last month in a bid to run for governor to replace Mike Pence.
Rokita was selected for the ballot during a Saturday caucus to fill the vacancy his withdrawal created in the 4th Congressional District. Precinct committeemen chose Rokita over three challengers, including the candidate he defeated in this year's primaries.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence and surrogate Chris Christie, once competitors to become the Republican vice presidential pick, now are backing different candidates in the scramble to succeed Pence as Indiana's governor.
The 22-member Indiana Republican state committee will vote Tuesday to choose a Republican gubernatorial candidate to replace Pence on the November ballot.
Christie, the New Jersey governor who Trump chose to lead the...
Women are underrepresented in elected office throughout the U.S. but Indiana lags behind other states in several respects.
The state ranks 34th in the country for the percentage of women serving in the Legislature. It has only one female mayor of a mid-sized city or larger, and is one of eight states who have had neither a female governor nor a female U.S. senator.
Indiana currently has two female U.S. representatives, the first time in state history. One of them,...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Donald Trump's new running mate Mike Pence said Friday that Indiana's recently appointed lieutenant governor should take his place as the GOP nominee for governor on the November ballot.
Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb has never won a political race of his own, but Pence in a statement "wholeheartedly" endorsed him as "one of the best prepared individuals in recent memory" to be governor.
"I've known Eric Holcomb for more than twenty years," Pence said....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Key upcoming dates in the shake-up in candidates for Indiana races for governor, U.S. senator and Congress:
— Friday: Indiana Democratic state committee expected to confirm former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh as the party's nominee to face Republican U.S. Rep. Todd Young for one the state's Senate seats.
— July 26: Indiana Republican state committee scheduled to vote on replacement for Gov. Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for governor against...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Donald Trump's selection of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his running mate has set off a flurry of behind-the-scenes maneuvering to replace Pence as governor, with two U.S. House members and the state's lieutenant governor jumping at the chance to become the Republican nominee in November's election.
U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita filed paperwork withdrawing from their congressional re-election bids Friday. Eric Holcomb, whom Pence appointed...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a little more than an hour Friday, Indiana's election season lost its incumbent candidate for governor, gained three new candidates for that race and watched tickets for congressional and state offices change.
The simple cause for the chaos: GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump officially tapped Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday morning.
Indiana law bars a candidate from seeking state and federal offices at the same time, so a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on developments in Indiana political campaigns (all times local):
Indiana Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb says his Statehouse experience qualifies him to replace Mike Pence as the Republican candidate for governor.
Holcomb filed paperwork Friday to withdraw as the GOP lieutenant governor candidate so he could seek the nomination for governor. Republican U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita did the same.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A number of Indiana's Republican elected officials are jockeying for the state's top job amid growing anticipation that Gov. Mike Pence will abandon his re-election bid to become Donald Trump's running mate.
Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb and U.S. Reps. Todd Rokita and Susan Brooks all have signaled interest in replacing Pence as the gubernatorial nominee in November should he run for vice president, two state Republican officials said Thursday. Several others...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on developments in Indiana political campaigns (all times local):
U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks is pursuing support for the Republican nomination for Indiana governor if Gov. Mike Pence becomes Donald Trump's running mate.
Two members of the Indiana Republican state committee tell The Associated Press they've talked with Brooks in recent days about her interest in the position.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The coming days could see a major shake-up in Indiana politics as Donald Trump considers Indiana Gov. Mike Pence among others as his Republican vice presidential choice.
Pence is set to attend a campaign fundraising event with the New York billionaire in Indianapolis on Tuesday — just six days before the Republican national convention in Cleveland. The Trump campaign also has scheduled a rally for Tuesday evening in suburban Indianapolis.