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Bernie Sanders Now Officially On Indiana Ballot

Feb 3, 2016
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) is now officially a candidate for president in the Hoosier State.

Supporters delivered 7,000 signatures to the Indiana State House yesterday, putting Sanders' name on the ballot for the May 3 primary.

The chair for his campaign in Indiana, Aaron Robinson, says as the election gets closer, there’ll be bigger crowds in the state out to support the Vermont senator – but he wouldn’t utter Hillary Clinton’s name when talking about Sanders’ second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.

Evan Bayh Helps Organize National Non-Partisan Convention

Oct 12, 2015
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Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) served as one of the organizers of a non-partisan political  convention held Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire.

The former Democratic senator and governor is on the advisory board for No Labels, a group formed in 2010 to promote ways that Washington politicians can find common ground.

Purdue University

Mitch Daniels has tried to make his time as Purdue President about student affordability – so this month in our regular conversation with him, we ask about the plans from three people who’d also like to be president – of the United States.

Perhaps not surprisingly, the former Republican governor doesn’t have rave reviews for education savings plans from the top three contenders for the 2016 Democratic nomination.

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The next Democratic presidential nominee could be the oldest in the party’s history. Democrats have only nominated one non-incumbent over 60 since 1880, but frontrunner Hillary Clinton turns 68 this year  and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) turns 74 in September. 

Both candidates would set the record for the party’s oldest nominee, and Sanders would be the oldest first-term nominee in U.S. history.

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