“It’s a total transformation in lifestyle from four-state days to leaving the house once or twice a week.”
Brian Bosma’s Last Hurrah
Bosma, the longest-serving House Speaker in Indiana history, steps down from that role when the legislative session draws to a close this month.
How Pete Buttigieg Called His Shot In Iowa
Can the former South Bend mayor turn his new coalition into one that carries on to other states?
IMPORTANTVILLE: Buttigieg’s Latino Policy Rollout And More
Pete Buttigieg rolled out his Hispanic agenda this morning ahead of a week-long California swing.
The Looming Fight Between Pete And Pence
It could be a Hoosier battle royale, one that pits the gay Episcopalian war-veteran mayor against the evangelical former governor.
The Bygone Era Of Birch Bayh
Birch Bayh was born in Terre Haute in 1928, just before the start of the Great Depression. From the beginning, his life was marked by a mix of national and local, agriculture and ambition.
Importantville: What We Learned About Mayor Pete In New Hampshire
What’s happening—and what’s next—at the intersection of Indiana politics and business?
Importantville: Buttigieg’s Big Bucks
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg racked up a stunning $7 million in the first quarter of his presidential exploratory committee his campaign announced Monday, defying expectations for a candidacy that began with an email list of just 20,000.
Importantville: Merritt For Mayor
“Everyone’s talking about Beto and Biden. But here’s another ‘B’ you should know.”
Pete Buttigieg Has His Eye On The Prize
Can South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg work the angles to become a dark-horse presidential contender for the Democrats in 2020?
Importantville: Post-Thanksgiving Leftovers
“I was very honored to be the first here in Indiana. Obviously, we made state history here.”
Importantville: Buttigieg PAC, Young’s 2020 Map, And Pence In Asia
“The Democratic Party is more than a party of coastal elites.”
Importantville: Post-Midterm Hot Takes
“I will contend until the day I die that the vast majority of Joe’s critics on the left have never reconciled themselves to the fact that Indiana is bigger than just where they live.”
Importantville: Post-Midterm Takeaways
“I think voters here probably are ready for universal healthcare.”