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  • UPDATE: Butch Morgan, Democratic chairman, resigns his position (ANOTHER Obama Scandal!)

    10/17/2011 8:31:52 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    WSBT-TV ^ | 10-17-11 | WSBT
    t's official. WSBT first told you that a long-time St. Joseph County Democratic Chair Butch Morgan had resigned. But there was some confusion over whether that in fact did happen, until shortly before 10 p.m. when his attorney confirmed it. Earlier Monday night, Morgan’s attorney told WSBT he was considering a leave of absence, not a resignation. That was after Indiana State Democratic Chairman Dan Parker sent WSBT an email stating Morgan resigned effective at 6 p.m. This comes as the St. Joseph County Prosecutor investigates the local Democratic Party for possible voter registration fraud. A South Bend Tribune and...
  • Ex-Indiana governor(Kernan): That's not my signature on Obama petition

    10/12/2011 11:07:36 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10-12-11 | AP
    Former Gov. Joe Kernan says a signature on a petition to place Barack Obama's name on Indiana's 2008 primary ballot isn't his, putting him among dozens of dubious signatures found in a newspaper's investigation. Kernan, a Democrat who campaigned for Hillary Clinton during the 2008 primary, told the South Bend Tribune that he didn't sign the Obama document. "No, not at all," the former South Bend mayor said when asked whether the signature next to his name on the Obama petition looked like his own. "Nor does the printing look like mine." The Tribune reported Wednesday that it has talked...
  • Ex-Indiana governor: That's not my signature on Obama petition

    10/12/2011 11:58:43 AM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune via Drudge ^ | 10/12/2011 | AP/Chicago Tribune
    Former Gov. Joe Kernan says a signature on a petition to place Barack Obama's name on Indiana's 2008 primary ballot isn't his, putting him among dozens of dubious signatures found in a newspaper's investigation. Kernan, a Democrat who campaigned for Hillary Clinton during the 2008 primary, told the South Bend Tribune that he didn't sign the Obama document. "No, not at all," the former South Bend mayor said when asked whether the signature next to his name on the Obama petition looked like his own. "Nor does the printing look like mine." The Tribune reported Wednesday that it has talked...
  • Incumbents who lost their bid for re-election

    11/04/2004 12:06:19 AM PST · by miltonim · 1 replies · 522+ views
    Incumbents who lost their bid for re-election: Georgia House 12. Republican Congressman Max Burns defeated by Democrat John Barrow Illinois House 8. Republican Congressman Philip Crane defeated by Democrat Melissa Bean Indiana Governor. Democratic Governor Joe Kernan defeated by Republican Mitch Daniels Indiana House 9. Democratic Congressman Baron Hill defeated by Republican Mike Sodrel New Hampshire Governor. Republican Governor Craig Benson defeated by Democrat John Lynch South Dakota Senate Class 3. Democratic Senator Tom Daschle defeated by Republican John Thune Texas House 1. Democratic Congressman Max Sandlin defeated by Republican Louis Gohmert Texas House 2. Democratic Congressman Nick Lampson defeated...
  • Lou Holtz Stumps for Pro-Abortion Democrat

    05/25/2004 2:48:14 PM PDT · by AJ Insider · 15 replies · 664+ views
    From the Indianapolis Star: Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz will speak at a fund-raiser for Gov. Joe Kernan's campaign. The coach and the former South Bend mayor have been friends for years. The $300-a-person reception and dinner June 7 will be at the Indianapolis Colts' Union Federal Football Center on West 56th Street. In the past Holtz has endorsed or campaigned for Republican candidates. He appeared in a commercial for Jesse Helms. Holtz attended an inaugural luncheon for then Attorney General Charlie Condon (a Notre Dame alumnus) in 1999. Holtz also was listed as a supporter of Dan...
  • Kernan cancels contract with Indian Firm

    11/21/2003 5:29:39 AM PST · by FlyingA · 21 replies · 171+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 11/20/03 | Associated Press
    <p>Gov. Joe Kernan today canceled a contract with an overseas company hired to upgrade state computers and announced plans to create a new program to steer more contracts to Indiana businesses.</p> <p>The initiative, dubbed "Opportunity Indiana," will involve reviewing procedures used to award state contracts.</p>
  • Kernan Will Seek Full Term: IN Governor Changes Mind About 04 race

    11/07/2003 6:44:56 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 20 replies · 225+ views
    Louisville, KY, Courier-Journal ^ | 11-07-03 | Weidenbener, Lesley S.
    <p>INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Joe Kernan said last night that he will run for a full term as governor next year, strengthening Democrats' chances of retaining the office they've held since 1989.</p> <p>Kernan, 57, reversed a decision he made last December, well before he was thrust into the office when Gov. Frank O'Bannon died eight weeks ago.</p>