Ask Me Anything: Jim Brainard, Mayor

How do you feel about stepping down as mayor? You’re in the final stretch.I’m excited about all the things I’ll have time to do....

Out Of Darkness

One morning when she was around five years old, Suzanne Crouch woke up in a tiny panic.“Where’s mom?” she asked her dad.“She went to...
Carmel mayoral candidate Sue Finkam standing in front of a Carmel mural

Q&A With Carmel Mayoral Candidate Sue Finkam

Sue Finkam wants to lead Carmel after Jim Brainard's 27-year mayoral run.
Andrea Hunley outside the Indiana State Capitol Building

Q&A With State Senate Candidate Andrea Hunley

The future looks bright for political newcomer Andrea Hunley.
Mitch Daniels in a graduation cap

What Comes Next For Mitch Daniels?

This month, former Gov. Mitch Daniels begins his last semester as Purdue’s president, stepping down in December after a decade at the school. But he likely won’t be riding off into the sunset anytime soon.
Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron

Q&A With Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron

We talked with Mayor Styron about public opinion of her rant, double standards for female politicians, and Democrats’ “wokeness problem.”
Rep. Andre Carson being beamed up by UFOs

Rep. André Carson Talks Congressional Hearing On UFOs

The Indiana congressman has had an interest in UFOs since his adolescence and a concern about potential security risks they pose today.

Why Indiana’s GOP Can’t Be Trumped

If the Trump-era Republican Party experienced a public, messy identity crisis, somebody forgot to tell its Indiana chapter. Like it or not, they’re remarkably unified—and set up to continue an unprecedented electoral winning streak.

Prof. Sheila Kennedy On Why Indianapolis Works The Way It Does...

The O'Neill professor and veteran of Indy civic life talks all things Unigov, as well as the city's complicated political realities.

A Conversation With Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears

Mears reflects on the city’s homicide problem, decriminalizing marijuana, and the death penalty.