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Ellsworth Calls Coats Gitmo Ad ‘Patently False’

U.S. Senate candidate, Congressman Brad Ellsworth says a television ad from his Republican opponent tells lies about his stance on the Guantanamo Bay prison and detainees held there.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports. Hear the Story

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Senate Campaigns Waste No Time Going After Opponents

Indiana’s Republican and Democratic parties are wasting no time turning up the heat on the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Evan Bayh.  Democrats continue criticizing Dan Coats time as a lobbyist.  At the same time, Republicans are already questioning why Brad Ellsworth hasn’t spoken publicly about President Barack Obama’s decision yesterday to nominate Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports. Hear the Story

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Coats wins nomination

Last night former senator Dan Coats won the Republican nomination as many political experts had expected.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brian Flood was at Coats’ election night celebration and filed this story.

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Low turnout expected for May primaries

Despite the retirement of Senator Evan Bayh and what is expected to be a hotly contested race for his open senate seat, a spokesperson for the Indiana Election Division sees May fourth’s primary as a return to normalcy after record turnout for the 2008 presidential primaries.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brian Flood reports.

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