Mar 24, 2014 — Forty-five states have adopted the set of standards governing grade-school education. The standards have unleashed political fights that blur party lines.
Jan 24, 2014 — More than 20 others were injured in the massive accident along a snowy stretch of Interstate 94 about 60 miles east of Chicago.
Nov 5, 2012 — A possible merger of local governments in Indiana faces trouble on Tuesday's ballot. Despite promises that a combined government would bring costs down, residents worry that their taxes could go up even as the quality of services declines.
Oct 24, 2012 — Republican Richard Mourdock, who is running for Senate, ignited controversy with his explanation for why he opposes abortion in the case of rape.
Oct 10, 2012 — U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly holds a slim polling lead over Republican Richard Mourdock in a state no one expected to go Democratic this year. The question is whether GOP voters who have been reluctant to support Mourdock — who knocked out six-term Sen. Richard Lugar in the primary — will come home in the end
Feb 6, 2012 — Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was accused of lying about his home address on voter registration forms in order to continue receiving a stipend for serving on his town's council.
May 5, 2011 — At a Washington appearance this week, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels left the impression that he still wasn't certain about whether he will run for the Republican Party presidential nomination.
Apr 29, 2011 — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' decision to ban state funding for Planned Parenthood will increase speculation that he plans a White House run. It could help him in the early primaries where social conservatives play a big role but hurt him in a general election.
Mar 25, 2011 — An Indiana county prosecutor resigned after it was discovered he sent an e-mail to Gov. Scott Walker's office suggesting the Wisconsin chief executive stage an attack on himself to discredit his Democratic Party and union opponents.
Mar 2, 2011 — In Wisconsin, Republican and Democratic lawmakers met in an effort to try and end their stalemate. Two Democratic lawmakers met secretly with the GOP state senate leader on Monday but there appeared to be no big breakthrough.