• October 24, 2012  

    The outcome in extremely tight senate races in states like Connecticut, Arizona, Indiana and North Dakota could determine who controls the Senate and the president’s agenda come January. Gwen Ifill talks to Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz and The Rothenberg Political Report’s Nathan Gonzales for more on just what’s on the line. Continue reading

  • May 9, 2012    

    In this week’s Political Checklist, Political Editor Christina Bellantoni chatted with senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff about election fallout following Indiana’s GOP Senate primary. What does it mean for bipartisanship now that Sen. Richard Lugar was ousted by … Continue reading

  • May 9, 2012  

    Indiana voters sent Richard Lugar to the U.S. Senate six times, but not again this year. He lost Tuesday to Tea Party-backed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Gwen Ifill, Greg Fettig of Hoosiers for a Conservative Senate and political analyst Brian Howey discuss why Lugar lost and preview the race to fill his seat in the Senate. Continue reading

  • April 25, 2012  

    In Shelbyville, Ind., Melissa Lakes and the Student Achievement Center provide at-risk students with technology-enhanced hands-on learning. But it wasn’t always like that. Part of the American Graduate project, Learning Matters’ John Tulenko profiles one school district that wholly responded to its “dropout nation” epithet. Continue reading

  • April 13, 2012  

    The Senate’s most senior Republican, Richard Lugar is under pressure from within his own party to retire or be denied another term. At 80 years old, even Lugar seems slightly baffled about his political detractors. Gwen Ifill reports on the veteran senator’s coming primary challenge on May 8. Continue reading

  • March 9, 2012    

    On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels requested federal aid for six southern Indiana counties hard hit by last week’s tornadoes. Thirteen people died and hundreds of homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed in the area’s worst tornado outbreak … Continue reading

  • March 5, 2012  

    The National Weather Service confirmed 51 tornadoes across 11 states from Friday into early Saturday, from the Great Lakes spreading south of the Gulf Coast and as far east as Georgia and the Carolinas. Hari Sreenivasan reports on cleanup efforts in Indiana that have been slowed by Monday’s snow and low temperatures. Continue reading

  • March 2, 2012  

    Two Indiana towns were heavily damaged Friday as another round of deadly tornadoes raked the Midwest. Jeffrey Brown discusses the violent weather with Maj. Chuck Adams of the Clark County Sheriff’s Department in Southern Indiana and meteorologist Greg Carbin of the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2010  

    In other news Tuesday, heavy snow blanketed the upper Midwest, claiming at least 14 lives, snarling air travel and tearing a hole in the roof of the Metrodome, home to the Minnesota Vikings. Also, Swedish police say a suicide bomber intended to inflict more casualties, but his explosives went off prematurely. Continue reading

  • October 14, 2010  

    Special correspondent Betsy Stark reports from Indiana, a rust belt state, where there is a battle to get out the youth vote. This is the first report of a new series from Patchwork Nation project. Continue reading

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