Indiana Democratic Party

Indiana Democratic Party Chair John Zody wants to take on an additional role – legislative candidate.

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announced he will not seek re-election in 2020. 

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Today:   an at-length conversation with Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr.  He talks about the latest developments on bills moving through the General Assembly that affect his city, its businesses and residents.  That includes tax incentives to create the Digital Crossroads of America data center on Hammond's lakefront and how the Gary economic development and casino license changes will affect Hammond's and other communities' own casinos.  Mayor McDermott also talks about ongoing discussions to create a regional convention center and how the end of property tax caps will affect the city of H

Prospective Democratic candidates for municipal races across the state gathered in Indianapolis Saturday for candidate bootcamp. The training is part of a larger strategy to build Indiana’s bench of Democrats.

Indiana Democratic Party delegates will officially choose their candidates to run for statewide office at this weekend’s convention. (Indiana Democratic Party)
Indiana Democratic Party delegates will officially choose their candidates to run for statewide office at this weekend’s convention. (Indiana Democratic Party)

Indiana Democratic Party delegates will officially choose their candidates to run for statewide office at this weekend’s convention.

Two of those candidates signed on to run less than two weeks before the party’s big meeting

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Today:   we talk with "Howey Politics Indiana" publisher Brian Howey about, among other topics, the talks tonight in Singapore between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- last weekend's Indiana Republican Party convention in Evansville -- and this coming weekend's Indiana Democratic Party convention.

Inside Indiana Business

Today:  a conversation with Jeff Strack, the chief executive of Indiana Grocery Group, the company that now owns and operates 20 of northwest Indiana's most popular supermarkets.  The group purchased some of the Strack & VanTil stores, along with a few Town & Country and Ultra stores, from Central Grocers in U.S. bankruptcy court.  Jeff talks about the process of creating a brand-new company  -- setting up the wholesale agreements to replace Central Grocers -- and planning for the future.

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The Lake County Democratic Party has a new chairman, who says he is ready to review what happened in the 2016 general elections that led to Republican Party victories. and make some changes.

Northwest Indiana attorney James Weiser came on "Regionally Speaking" on Monday to talk about the recent reorganization caucus that put him in  leadership and what local and Indiana Democrats must do to insure victory in future elections.  Here's the conversation.