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What is the Club for Growth Thinking?!

It might be an off year in most of the country and here in Indiana, but apparently that doesn’t mean there can’t be a little early blood drawn in potential GOP primaries.  As we have become all too aware in recent years, there is no offseason in elections anymore.  The next round of primaries start […]

View From the “Tweet Seats”: The State of the State in Pictures

Last night I had the pleasure of joining Gerry Dick of “Inside Indiana Business” Tom Schumann from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Scott Wise of Scotty’s Brewhouse and representatives of Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation for what might have been the first “tweet seats” to a State of the State address.  We were also afforded time prior […]

A Front Row “Tweet Seat” to Mike Pence’s First State of the State

For the past few years I have had the privilege through my work via Hoosier Access to live blog and live tweet the State of the State address.  With that, I have also had the opportunities for one on one post address interviews with then Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman as well as Republican Speaker of […]

It’s Not Just One Poll, It’s a Trend for Mitt Romney **Update – Romney Leads in FL. & VA.**

Liberals in America are in full on freak out mode after President Obama’s dismal performance last week in the first presidential debate.  Now, I’ll be the first to admit that one debate, especially the first debate, does not make an election.  However, Mitt Romney has successfully changed the narrative after one debate and not just […]

Discussing the Presidential Debate Formats on WIBC

Yesterday afternoon my colleague Jennifer Wagner and I appeared on WIBC (yes, again) this time discussing the different formats of the presidential debates and if there is a certain format that benefits either President Obama or Governor Romney.  We even have a bit of fun with Ed Wenck of Indy’s Afternoon News when he asked […]

Talking Presidential Debate Prep on WIBC

Yesterday, thanks to my friend and political colleague on the other side of the aisle Jennifer Wagner, I had the opportunity to be on WIBC to talk about candidate preparations for tonight’s debate.  Thanks to the wonderful people at WIBC, I was able to get the audio.  Check it out below.  There are two parts. […]

Commemorating 9/11

I had arrived at work a little later than normal this particular morning taking the Red Line in from Silver Springs, Maryland. I had just started my job as the Deputy Chief Clerk for the congressional Government Reform Committee, chaired by Congressman Dan Burton, not even two weeks earlier. This was my first real job […]

Interview with Sean Bielat Congressional Candidate from Massachusetts

For this week’s show, I had a chance to speak with congressional candidate Sean Bielat from Massachusetts.  Sean made his mark in politics in 2010 when he ran an upstart campaign against 28 year incumbent Barney Frank.  Sean beat all expectations and came extremely close to knock off Congressman Frank.  Sean is running again this […]

ICYMI: Debating the New Campaign Ads of Mike Pence and Joe Donnelly

This week’s Face Off segment got a little testy, but hey, there’s a lull in the political season and we need to keep things interesting right?! Well, Jennifer Wagner and I certainly made discussing campaign ads interesting.  In this hotly contested match we debated the merits and the messages behind the newest ads from gubernatorial […]

ICYMI: Debating Indiana’s Automatic Tax Refund

Who would think that getting money BACK from the government would be a controversial thing or even a bad thing?  Apparently Democrats.  Last Thursday, Jennifer Wagner and I took our places on the set of Fox59’s Face Off to debate the origin and the dispersion of Indiana’s massive surplus and the automatic tax refund that […]

Interview with Congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona

I had the pleasure of interviewing Republican Congressman Paul Gosar from Arizona on my show this week.  The timing couldn’t have been better to have him on.  Congressman Gosar and I discussed some of the major issues coming out of Washington this week including the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Arizona law known as “SB […]

Nothing Says “Happy Father’s Day” Like Right Online in Las Vegas! #RO12

This year’s my celebration of Father’s Day will be like no other.  Actually, it’ll be day spent mostly in recovery and in the air.  But why is that?  Because on June 15th and 16th I’ll be in Las Vegas, Nevada attending the Right Online conference that’s put on by the group American’s For Prosperity.  What […]

Interview with 6th Congressional District Candidate Don Bates Jr.

There are very few people who can take up the mantle of leadership in 6th District that is being vacated by Mike Pence after he decided to run for Governor.  The only person who can who is currently running in the 6th District is Don Bates, Jr.  Don is not a career politician.  He has […]

Interview with State Senate District 35 Candidate Daniel Kinnamon

Daniel Kinnamon isn’t a newcomer to Indiana politics, but he may be a new name to a lot of you.  Daniel is currently the state chair of the Indiana Federation of Young Republicans, but is running against the incumbent Republican.  At a time when many voters are dissatisfied with elected leaders who have “been around […]

Interview with 5th Congressional District Candidate Wayne Seybold

There is a crowded field in the 5th Congressional District, With three of the candidates sniping at each other, I took the time to talk with one candidate who may surprise a few people on election day. Wayne Seybold is the currently the mayor of Marion, but is running to replace the retiring congressman, Dan […]

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