"We still have a long way to go to get our economy to where we want it to be, but today’s news shows that our economy is growing stronger and will ultimately be more resilient going forward despite the best efforts of Republicans like Mike Pence and Richard Mourdock to thwart the auto industry's recovery."
Press Release - 08/29/2011 - Indiana Democrats endorse 2012 gubernatorial, U.S. Senate, Congressional candidates
Committee members unanimously voted to endorse former Indiana House Speaker John Gregg for Governor, U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly for U.S. Senate, U.S. Reps. André Carson and Pete Visclosky for their current offices and Second District Congressional candidate Brendan Mullen for that office.
Press Release - 08/03/2011 - STATEMENT: Indiana Democrats respond to Congressman Mike Pence’s cut-and-hope tax plan
"Last month, Mike Pence told Hoosiers he couldn’t be bothered talking about policy until next May. Today, he decided to haphazardly throw out his first proposal of the campaign, and it’s exactly the kind of thing a Washington insider would propose: cutting taxes with no way to pay for it."
Press Release - 08/03/2011 - BREAKING: Citizens United PAC Endorses Tea Party Candidate Richard Mourdock
U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, who is seeking his seventh term in the Senate, got more bad news today when right-wing interest group Citizens United PAC announced that they are endorsing Lugar's Republican opponent, Tea Party candidate Richard Mourdock.
Press Release - 07/28/2011 - Indiana Democratic Party appeals Indiana Recount Commission decision in Charlie White case
“In sports, a call that close merits additional scrutiny, and officials would send it up to the booth for replay. That’s what we’re asking the Marion Circuit Court to do in this case."
Press Release - 06/28/2011 - Indiana Democrats respond to Recount Commission decision in Charlie White case
“Anyone on the street looking at the facts in this case should be outraged that the state's third highest-ranking official, a man who's been indicted on seven felony counts and who's supposed to be in charge of our elections, is caught up in a mess like this. That he might skate on a technicality doesn't make the outcome of this process just or fair."
Press Release - 06/11/2011 - Indiana Democrats respond to Congressman Mike Pence’s gubernatorial campaign kickoff
“We hope that in the brief time he’s back in Indiana, he has a chance to talk to some Hoosiers about the problems they’re facing: finding good-paying jobs, getting access to affordable health care and educating their children."
The Indiana Democratic Party today announced its new State Central Committee members.
Conservative challenger demands Lugar take Norquist's oath.
“Mike Pence’s comments about Sarah Palin make it clear that he’s far more focused on the White House than the Statehouse. He loves to create a buzz with the D.C. media when we really need someone back here who’s focused on creating jobs for Hoosiers and fixing our ailing economy.”
Press Release - 05/25/2011 - POSITION UNKNOWN: Does Tea Party candidate Richard Mourdock support abolishing Medicare?
Richard Lugar says he’ll vote for Tea Party-backed plan; Tea Party darling Mourdock has taken no public position
Press Release - 05/24/2011 - Indiana Democrats respond to Senate Democratic Leader’s decision not to pursue gubernatorial bid
“Vi has demonstrated time and again that she knows how to fight for middle class Hoosiers and make sure that everyone has a voice in the political process. We’re lucky to have her as an advocate, and we look forward to working with her on these critical campaigns.”
“After discussing it with my family and friends and taking a few days to give it some quiet and serious thought, I have decided that I will not be a candidate for Governor at this time."
Would Indiana Republicans have let Detroit go bankrupt?
Press Release - 05/22/2011 - Indiana Democrats respond to announcement that Mitch Daniels will not run for President next year
“We’ve disagreed with Mitch Daniels myriad times, but there’s no doubt that his decision not to enter this race is a loss for Republicans. Daniels would have brought a serious tone to a GOP field that’s thus far been characterized by silliness and distraction.”
All eyes on Recount Commission to make fair, legal decision
Press Release - 05/16/2011 - Indiana Democrats respond to former House Speaker John Gregg’s gubernatorial announcement
"Now more than ever, Indiana desperately needs leadership that will focus on jobs and our ailing economy..."
Indiana Democratic Party Chair Dan Parker released the following statement in response to U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly’s announcement that he will run for U.S. Senate next year.
President Obama’s Loan Package Saves 1.5 Million American Jobs
Press Release - 05/05/2011 - Indiana Democrats respond to Congressman Mike Pence’s announcement for Governor
"Congressman Mike Pence loves Washington, so much so that he made his campaign announcement from there..."