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  • Messer considering Senate bid, praises Trump presidency
    Jeff Parrott
    Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 AM
    If history is any indication, next year’s mid-term elections could amount to a referendum on Republican President Donald Trump’s job performance. Luke Messer Thursday night sounded like one of Trump’s biggest cheerleaders.
  • Third House: Sharing Ideas
    Brett Eppley
    Monday, April 03, 2017 3:00 PM
    Courierarea residents had a chance to speak with their state legislators Saturday in a return of the Third House forum series.
  • Front-row seat to history
    Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:03 PM
    Thousands of Donald Trump supporters made their way to the nation’s capital Friday to witness the inauguration of the candidate they supported throughout the campaign.
  • Holcomb takes the oath
    Brian Slodysko
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:03 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Eric Holcomb was sworn in Monday as Indiana’s new governor, calling on the state to do more for those who “feel they’ve been left out” despite a growing economy and low unemployment rate.
  • Renee Bruck and Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:03 PM
    Spirits were high Tuesday night at the Livery Stable – Jefferson County Republican Party election headquarters – as a number of local candidates followed wins at the state level.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:02 PM
    Madison Consolidated School Board President Joyce Imel will retain her seat for a second four-year term, and newcomer Jeanne Ann Dugle was elected to her first term in Tuesday’s election.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:01 PM
    Trimble County voters said no to the “nickel tax” sought by the Trimble County School Board in Tuesday’s election.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    Newcomer Glen Chatham will join incumbents Doug Hill, Dwight Louden, Hayley Franklin and Kevin Craig on Carrollton City Council follow Tuesday night election results.
  • Associated Press
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
  • Staff, AP Wire Services
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Rand Paul will return to the U.S. Senate following a failed presidential campaign that changed the way Kentuckians vote for the country’s highest office. Paul received 57.2 percent of the vote to Gray’s 42.8.
  • Young wins; Bayh comeback falls short
    Brian Slodysko
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Todd Young, a three-term Republican congressman and former Marine Corps intelligence officer, upended an Indiana political dynasty on Tuesday, delivering Evan Bayh the only defeat of his three-decade political career.
  • Holcomb elected to first term
    Tom Davies
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Eric Holcomb won the Indiana governor’s race on Tuesday, a little more than three months after replacing Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence as the GOP nominee.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    Tammy Liter Scott was the top vote-getter out of a field of 10 candidates vying for the four seats on the Bedford City Commission.
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 12:00 PM
  • We’re near the Finish Line
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 3:03 PM
    EARLY VOTERS: The political process was up and running before the sun came up today as voters headed to the polls as soon as they opened at 6 a.m. In the first hour, poll workers at the American Legion hosted 51 voters – a marked increase from past years.
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 12:00 PM
    In Jefferson County, 3,705 early votes were cast as of Monday afternoon. Of those, 2,581 were in-person ballots cast at the Jefferson County Courthouse. In 2008, 3,259 absentee ballots were cast before the presidential election.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:03 AM
    The grueling presidential election cycle is almost over, but Jefferson County voters also have choices to make in state and local races that will appear down the ballot from Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in Tuesday’s election.
  • Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:02 AM
  • Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:01 AM
    (Polls open 6 a.m.- 6 p.m.)
  • By Tom Davies and Brian Slodysko
    Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Evan Bayh bristles at the suggestion he may have to renew his appeal to Indiana voters after his surprise summer decision to jump back into politics and seek the U.S. Senate seat he gave up six years ago.
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