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Indiana Primary Media Wrap-Up

Indiana Primary Media Wrap-Up

Well, it was fun while it lasted. For two weeks, Indiana was the center of the political universe and that meant a lot of conversations with national and local media about what would happen and what it would all mean. Here’s a rundown...

 

Episode IX: Carly Fiorina & The Battle for Indiana

Episode IX: Carly Fiorina & The Battle for Indiana

Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO and former candidate for president who is now a heartbeat away from being a heartbeat away as Ted Cruz’s potential vice presidential running mate, joins The Front Row Seat Presents to discuss...

 

Column: Fiorina’s Debate & Ellspermann’s Heavy Hand

Column: Fiorina’s Debate & Ellspermann’s Heavy Hand

When you can’t follow the rules, change the rules. That was the strategy of Carly Fiorina’s campaign as it struggled to cope with the reality that she might fall short of a spot on the main stage of the second Republican presidential debate....

 

TV: Indiana Week in Review 7/17/15

TV: Indiana Week in Review 7/17/15

The first time Jim Shella invited me to appear on Indiana Week in Review I was out of town. The second time he invited me to join the panel I was out of town. Well, I wasn’t going to let it happen the third time. In fact, I re-scheduled...

 

Bayh the Bundler

Bayh the Bundler

Secretary of State. Governor. Senator. Evan Bayh has held many titles. But according to recent reports he’s added another to his resume, one that might help him obtain the prestigious title he’s longed for all this time. Meet Evan Bayh…the...

 

Column: I’m glad I got to know Dan Coats

Column: I’m glad I got to know Dan Coats

With U.S. Sen. Dan Coats’ announcement last week that he won’t seek re-election, my mind immediately went to the days we spent on the road together in 2010. I was struggling to find a job for over a year, caught between a bad economy...

 

Obama’s Indiana Visit All About 2014

Barack Obama will make his sixth visit to Indiana as president, and his first since 2011, when he stops in Gibson County on Friday. The White House officially announced his visit to a Toyota supplier is in conjunction with National Manufacturing...

 

Column: Hillary, Evan & Authenticity

Hillary Clinton’s comment that she and former President Bill Clinton were “dead broke” upon leaving The White House in 2001 set off a media firestorm. She was criticized from every angle for being  out of touch with the American populace.  ...

 

Column: The curse of the mayors

On the presidential level, Americans have shown a preference for executive experience in their candidates. After U.S. Senator Warren G. Harding ascended to our highest office in 1921, only two presidents, John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, were...

 

Watch: Special Series on Courting Millennials

Watch: Special Series on Courting Millennials

Thanks to anchor Mark Mellinger and the folks at WANE-TV (Fort Wayne, Indiana’s CBS affiliate) for asking me to be a part of their special four-part series on the demographic and generational challenges facing politics, and especially...

 
 
 
 
 
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