Rep. Jim Banks

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The political action committee of Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly, LillyPAC, has joined other major corporations in pausing political donations to some politicians after last week’s insurrection at the capitol. 

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The Indiana federal lawmakers who voted to block Joe Biden from becoming president will likely face little to no consequences – and may even benefit politically from their choices.

Banks Wins 3rd District Re-Election

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Voters in Indiana’s 3rd District re-elected Republican representative Jim Banks for a second term in the House, defeating Democratic challenger Courtney Tritch.

Tritch Takes Dem Primary To Challenge Banks

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The Democratic primary race for Indiana's 3rd Congressional District helped drive voter turnout in Allen County, more than tripling the number of the previous primary.

 

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Indiana’s GOP field for November’s election appears to be in place.

 

Mike Braun won the three-man battle to unseat Joe Donnelly in the US Senate, earning 41.1 percent of the vote in Allen County over opponents Rep. Luke Messer (R-6th) and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-4th).

 

Despite the testy nature of the race, Allen County GOP chairman Steve Shine says he hopes the three can set aside their differences, and for Braun to have support as he now looks to take Donnelly’s seat.

 

Republicans in Congress approved a sweeping and controversial $1.5 trillion tax overhaul this week. As NPR reports, the Senate voted early Wednesday along straight party lines to move the measure forward, with the House voting a second time Wednesday afternoon:

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Democrats say three provisions in the Republican $1.5 trillion tax bill violate Senate rules and will likely be removed before that chamber votes on the measure.