2002 Howey Political Report

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1/10/2002

Kittle, Earnest in GOP showdown

Battle for chair seen as fluid, personal; Tax bills wobble, Bosma rips 'power grab'; Eric Miller claims he has early mo

HPR0817.pdf

1/16/2002

Kittle emerging as GOP front-runner

Wins RSC straw poll 10-8 Thursday; Taxes from the view of Bischoff, Atterholt; Lugar, Bayh thrive in security culture after 9/11

HPR0818.pdf

1/24/2002

Top 50 List Shifts to Indiana Statehouse

Bauer, Borst key political atmosphere

HPR0819.pdf

1/31/2002

Tax restructuring teeters on the brink

House Republicans won't move; The moderation of President Bush; McIntosh prepares to re-engage in an interview with HPR

HPR0820.pdf

2/7/2002

An epic week of tax, power intrigue

Gregg's stunner creates volatility; Kittle prepares for fun and battle in interview with HPR

HPR0821.pdf

2/14/2002

Daniels tantalizes victory-starved GOP

Daniels would 'walk on coals' for Kittle; Daniels, Congress clash on budget; O'Bannon lays out his priorities

HPR0822.pdf

2/21/2002

Indiana will have 6 CDs in play in 2002

Three live-wire primaries set for May; Helmke talks about his decision in an interview with HPR

HPR0823.pdf

2/28/2002

12 Indiana House seats are in play

Battle for the House begins soon; Burton wants Bush to open up

HPR0824.pdf

3/15/2002

Indiana leaders miss historic opportunity

Borst no longer the 'long ranger'; O'Bannon legislature lacks courage

HPR0825.pdf

3/21/2002

Hoosier leadership wallows in a gutter

No heroes, only midgets at Statehouse; 2nd CD Democrats hew traditional themes

HPR0826.pdf

3/28/2002

Statehouse stature grows as talk begins

O'Bannon setting stage for session; Manous talks restructuring and Lake County in an interview with HPR

HPR0827.pdf

4/11/2002

A 911 call placed; delays, bad music

House Democrats' recalcitrance shown; Peterson seeks pressure for historic moment

HPR0828.pdf

4/18/2002

Kernan and Daniels; indispensable men?

Brinksmanship at the Hoosier precipice; Sodrel benefits from new 9th District

HPR0829.pdf

4/25/2002

Souder-Helmke races comes to crossovers

Both eye Democrats as deciding factor; Kernan prepares to push tax plans

HPR0830.pdf

5/2/2002

Souder, Helmke getting personal

Bush endorsement changed dynamic; Hoosier politicians grapple with emerging Latino power

HPR0831.pdf

5/8/2002

Souder, conservatives score big in primary

Bush, McIntosh maneuvers critical

HPR0832.pdf

5/16/2002

Pulling the trigger on tax restructuring

Pull tabs, no Q&A, and elections loom

HPR0833.pdf

5/23/2002

Indiana Democrats don't take 911 bait

CD challengers decline Bush attack; Secretary of State showdown; political races

HPR0834.pdf

6/5/2002

Democrats rally to regain composure

Hitting the wall, hitting the GOP; Fernandex surveys his campaign in an interview with HPR

HPR0835.pdf

6/12/2002

4 unpainted corners at the Statehouse

The era of leadership deficit; 4 eye multiple convention ballots

HPR0836.pdf

6/17/2002

How Rokita defeated Mourdock on floor

Stage is set for Secretary of State; McIntosh's gambit

HPR0837.pdf

6/25/2002

How an epic tax bill morphed into law

HPR special report

HPR0838.pdf

7/1/2002

Setting the stage for Indiana's CD races

Battle for House finds epicenter here; Rep. Hill faces more trade tests

HPR0839.pdf

7/16/2002

A Hooiser political agenda for the '00s

Conventions, constitutions and debates; Indiana and the Colts; political races

HPR0840.pdf

8/1/2002

Storm clouds gather over Hoosier GOP

Past political echoes now liabilities; Rokita sizes up the Secretary of State race in an interview with HPR

HPR0901.pdf

8/8/2002

Rep. Pence girds for uncertain winds

Who can best articulate issues will win in an interview with HPR

HPR0902.pdf

8/16/2002

Republicans dodge the corporate bullet

Aug. 14 SEC deadline passes quietly; Sen. Clark presents a leadership challenge in an interview with HPR

HPR0903.pdf

8/22/2002

Kittle's numbers will work with a win

Victory will calm his doubters; The day after the election in Columbus, IN

HPR0904.pdf

8/29/2002

Hoosier Democrats confident, focused

Party girds for coming GOP assault; Manous assesses the Democratic chances in an interview with HPR

HPR0905.pdf

9/6/2002

Cowboy President rides into Indiana

Chocola gets bucks, but not exposure; Andrew, Queisser make sense of Sept. 11

HPR0906.pdf

9/12/2002

Bush becomes the commanding figure

Lugar asks questions; races impacted; IN Democrats plant seed of doubt for Chocola

HPR0907.pdf

9/19/2002

GOP embraces Iraq push; Dems cautious

Pence, Fox split sharply on question; the politics of the Colts

HPR0908.pdf

9/26/2002

Carson maintains lead, but under 50%

McVey running well with independents; War and the class of '74; political races

HPR0909.pdf

10/3/2002

Bayh, Lugar take on Iraq resolution

Indiana's senators shape war dynamic; Iraq resolution thrusts Bayh into key role; Chocola-Thompson has subtlety of STOMP

HPR0910.pdf

10/10/2002

Hartke trying to get momentum, money

Hostettler generates more controversy; Anguished decisions by IN members; Legislative leadership appears resolved

HPR0911.pdf

10/17/2002

Snipers, war keep economy off Page 1

Hoosiers more concerned with security; Coats tries to heal a rift, keep options open; political races

HPR0912.pdf

10/24/2002

Snipers arrests mean campaign refocus

McVey takes 3 point lead over Carson; Sodrel's battle for the South

HPR0913.pdf

11/1/2002

Dems gird for big White House guns

Mild GOP wave prompts tossups; Specter of recounts looms large; political races

HPR0914.pdf

11/7/2002

What a strange trip that election was…

Bush's coattails don't douse the fear

HPR0915.pdf

11/21/2002

Hounding the scene for 2003 and 2004

Thanksgiving and a Mitch Draft?; political races for 2004

HPR0916.pdf

12/12/2002

Bayh, Hill, Andrew head 'thin bench'

Daniels speaking in Indy, McIntosh in; insight into candidates

HPR0918.pdf

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