A decade after the financial meltdown, Washington policymakers are focused on how far to go rolling back post-crisis restrictions on the industry at the heart of it. This crop of candidates wants to shove the debate in the other direction, finding new ways to curb what they call ongoing excesses.
To the editor: Trey Hollingsworth refuses to debate Liz Watson for the same reason Todd Young refuses to debate in Bloomington: Fear. Hollingsworth would have as much trouble defending his stance denying affordable health care as Young would have defending gun manufacturers against school children.
The midterm elections are Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Indiana. Registration for the upcoming election closes Oct. 9. Registered voters in Monroe County can vote early from Oct. 4 through Nov. 2 at 401 W. 7th St from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. The location will also be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays from Oct. 17 to Nov. 3.
To the editor: I’ve been intently watching the coverage in your paper of the campaign for our representative in the House, Trey Hollingsworth and Liz Watson.
The Bloomington-Monroe County chapter of the League of Women Voters says it has canceled its public forum because one of the candidates could not attend either of their proposed dates. Watson's campaign told the News and Tribune they had been open to attending both.
As U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth’s campaign continues to brush off debate queries from his opponent in the 9th Congressional District race, Indiana organizations have taken to asking him themselves.
In the context of the mid-terms and congressional races, all eyes are on Indiana’s 2nd and 9th CDs where Democrats Mel Hall and Liz Watson have raised significant money in their challenges to U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski and Trey Hollingsworth.
To the editor: The results that you reported from the most recent campaign finance reporting period for the 9th District congressional race (“Watson closing funding gap versus Hollingsworth in 9th District race”) are quite telling.
DCCC Chairman Ben Ray Luján today announced the addition of three candidates to the DCCC’s highly competitive Red to Blue program. Fifty-nine candidates have now earned a spot on Red to Blue by surpassing aggressive goals for grassroots engagement, local support, campaign organization and fundraising.