Joe Donnelly

In the past decade, as many as 24 children in the small city of Franklin were diagnosed with rare cancers. Their parents want the federal government to declare a cancer cluster and investigate. But defining a cancer cluster — so it can be investigated — is complicated. 

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) sounded warning bells for America’s future in his final floor speech (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) sounded warning bells for America’s future in his final floor speech this week.

Donnelly Calls For EPA To Take Over In Franklin

Dec 10, 2018
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) stands with If It Was Your Child moms. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) wants the Environmental Protection Agency to take on the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites in Franklin. Donnelly says Gov. Eric Holcomb should get involved and ask the EPA to step in.

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Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski describes himself as a “more conservative Democrat” when outlining his political philosophy. His party won a number of seats in this year’s local elections, including a couple races few predicted they'd win. But in the same year where Joe Donnelly – a Democrat who tried to endear himself to non-Democrats by saying he’d vote to build a border wall – lost his re-election bid handily, what does that mean for Democrats of Roswarski’s ilk?

Indiana Democratic Party Chair John Zody says he plans to remain in his leadership position as his party tries to move forward from Tuesday’s election. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

  

Indiana Democratic Party Chair John Zody says he plans to remain in his leadership position as his party tries to move forward from Tuesday’s election.

Mike Braun Wins U.S. Senate Seat

Nov 6, 2018

Republican Mike Braun defeated incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly Tuesday – shutting Indiana Democrats out of all statewide elected office.

Former President Barack Obama urged Hoosiers to vote for incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) in what he calls “the most important election of our lifetimes.”

Obama To Campaign For Donnelly In Gary

Oct 31, 2018
Former President Barack Obama will campaign in Gary for Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.). (Photos courtesy of White House, U.S. Senate)
Brandon Smith

Indiana’s critical U.S. Senate race will draw two presidents to the state within the coming days.

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), left, Republican Mike Braun, center, and Libertarian Lucy Brenton, right, debate for the second and final time in Indiana's 2018 U.S. Senate race. (Photo courtesy of Indiana Debate Commission, Darron Cummings/AP)
Brandon Smith

Indiana’s U.S. Senate candidates addressed several issues in their final debate Tuesday. That includes immigration, government spending, and foreign policy.

Indiana Senate Candidates Set For Second, Final Debate

Oct 30, 2018
Indiana U.S. Senate candidates, from left: Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Libertarian Lucy Brenton, Republican Mike Braun. (WTIU)
Brandon Smith

Indiana’s U.S. Senate candidates will meet Tuesday in the second and final debate before Election Day.

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