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Now-former Vice President Mike Pence flew to his hometown Columbus, Ind., today after attending President Joe Biden’s inauguration­.

Ruth Needleman

NORTHWEST INDIANA - In response to protestors and rioters storming the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. on Wednesday (January 6th), Indiana University Professor Emerita, Ruth Needleman says the incident was predictable.

"Because we have a president who has been calling for insurrection, who has refused to accept the fact that he lost by millions and millions of votes, the election, and then there's this core of senators and congressmen including our own, Braun, who refuse to recognize the democratic process and the institutions that are there," Needleman says.

Indiana Casts Its 11 Electoral College Votes

Dec 14, 2020
Brandon Smith / IPB News

Indiana cast its 11 electoral votes for President Donald Trump Monday as the nation’s Electoral College helps wrap up the 2020 presidential election.

Tune-in live at 6 PM for election night coverage, on Lakeshore Public Radio - 89.1 FM.  

Our schedule:

6-7 PM - Statewide coverage from IPB News

7-10 PM - Local coverage, with Chris Nolte

10-12 AM - National coverage, from NPR

Courtesy of Young and Braun's offices

U.S. Sens. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) both say they'll vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the Nov. 3 election.

Updated at 12:34 a.m. ET Thursday

President Trump announced a 30-day ban on travel from European countries to the United States, beginning on Friday at midnight, in a bid "to keep new cases" of coronavirus "from entering our shores."

The restrictions, he said late Wednesday, do not apply to travelers from the United Kingdom.

Merrillville - Lakeshore Public Radio - 89.1 FM will air the U.S. House of Representatives impeaching hearings against President Donald Trump, in full, beginning Wednesday morning at 9:00 A.M.

The first witness will be William Taylor, the top diplomat in Ukraine. Taylor is a veteran. The second witness to appear on Wednesday will be George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs.

On Friday, Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, will appear on Friday morning at 8:00 A.M.

Courtesy of the FBI

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the plans to have the remains of reputed gangster John Dillinger exhumed, a northwest Indiana man pled guilty to making threats to President Donald Trump, Gov.

Indiana man accused of posting Trump threats pleads guilty

Jul 31, 2019

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to making threats against President Donald Trump on Facebook.

AP FACT CHECK: Some inconvenient truths for 2020 Democrats

Jul 29, 2019
Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic presidential contenders have some inconvenient truths to grapple with.

It's not easy, for example, to summon foreboding words on the economy — accurately — when the U.S. has been having its longest expansion in history.

Health care for all raises questions of costs to average taxpayers that the candidates are loath to confront head on.

Threats Of ICE Raids Impact Indiana Businesses

Jul 3, 2019

Rule To Include Drugs Prices In Ads Challenged

Jun 18, 2019

Holcomb Signs Off On Carbon Storage Project

May 10, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, AG spread untruths on Mueller report

Apr 22, 2019
Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation , claiming exoneration from a special counsel's report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased.

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against an Indiana man who authorities say threatened to shoot President Donald Trump in Facebook posts.

The indictment says 20-year-Steffon Gonzalez posted on March 28 that he was "standing outside the president's location with a bullet 'chambered' to 'blow his head off.'" Trump had a rally that day in Grand Rapids, Michigan .

Gonzalez lives in Hobart, about 145 miles (233 kilometers) southwest of Grand Rapids.

Full text of Mueller's questions and Trump's answers

Apr 18, 2019
J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes 23 unredacted pages of Mueller's written questions and Donald Trump's written responses, the only direct exchange between the special counsel's office and the president.

Mueller's team writes that it tried to interview the president for more than a year before Trump submitted written testimony in response to questions on certain Russia-related topics in November 2018.

Charlie Neibergall / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says President Donald Trump is "kind of like a Chinese finger trap — you know, the harder you pull, the more you get stuck" and warns that Democrats shouldn't get bogged down in trying to "knock him flat with some zinger."

In Iowa for the first time since officially launching his campaign , Buttigieg discussed how to defeat Trump after drawing an audience of more than 1,600 people at a Des Moines rally Tuesday night.

Workers' rights are a 2020 campaign focus this weekend

Apr 15, 2019
Paul Sancya / Associated Press

DENMARK, S.C. (AP) — The issue of workers' rights is a focus this weekend for some of the Democrats running for president.

At a rally in Warren, Michigan, where General Motors is closing a plant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on President Donald Trump to "go back to the drawing board" on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the tentative pact that would replace NAFTA. Sanders said the newly negotiated deal, which has yet to clear Congress, would still let companies such as GM continue to send U.S. jobs to Mexico.

Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind." Yet the speech follows the longest shutdown in U.S. history, and the deadline to avoid another one is in less than two weeks. NPR reporters covering the White House, Congress, immigration, national security and more are annotating his remarks live, adding context and analysis.

Meg Kelly / NPR

President Trump is delivering a State of the Union address after a delay due to the government shutdown. Watch his speech live, followed by a Democratic response delivered by former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

SNAP Rule Could Limit Food Assistance Waivers

Dec 21, 2018
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Lauren Chapman