Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star

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Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

We annotated Gov. Eric Holcomb's 2020 State of the State speech. Here's what we found.

Gov. Eric Holcomb delivered Indiana's State of the State address Tuesday night. We annotated the speech with additional context and our analysis. → Read More

January Democratic debate: 6 things to watch for Pete Buttigieg

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg will take the stage in the last debate before the Iowa caucuses hoping to cement his status as a front-runner. → Read More

Former lawmaker won't face lobbying charges. Marion County Prosecutor won't detail why.

Former lawmaker won't face lobbying charges over role with Indiana VA. Why not isn't clear, sparking outrage among veterans. → Read More

Sen. Todd Young walks tightrope in response to Trump's drone strike of Iranian general

Sen. Todd Young has been walking a careful line after President Trump launched a missile strike that killed an Iranian general. → Read More

Takeaways from Pete Buttigieg's performance at the Democratic debate

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg fended off attacks through most of Thursday's Democratic debate. → Read More

Here's how House members from Indiana voted in President Trump's impeachment

Indiana's Congressional delegation voted along party lines late Wednesday evening in President Trump's impeachment. → Read More

First dog Henry the schnauzer trots down the aisle at happy couple's Statehouse wedding

When Jared Bond decided to propose to his longtime girlfriend, Hannah Brown, he went to the governor for help. → Read More

Pence heads to Indy this weekend for Holcomb campaign

Vice President Mike Pence will be in town Friday evening to participate in a roundtable for Gov. Eric Holcomb's reelection campaign. → Read More

Fishers Rep. Todd Huston to serve as House speaker after Brian Bosma retires

Fishers Rep. Todd Huston will take over as speaker of the Indiana House when Brian Bosma retires in 2020, House Republicans announced Monday. → Read More

Congressman Pete Visclosky endorses Buttigieg for president

Indiana Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that he is endorsing Pete Buttigieg in the Democratic primary for president. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg leads in Iowa and New Hampshire, but still faces uncomfortable questions

Pete Buttigieg returned to South Bend following Wednesday's debate leading in Iowa and New Hampshire but still facing questions in South Carolina. → Read More

Takeaways from Pete Buttigieg's performance at the November Democratic debate

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg fended off attacks from several rival candidates while also defending his record on race during Wednesday's Democratic debate. It's too soon to say whether he scored a second breakout performance. But Buttigieg, who is leading in polls in both New Hampshire and Iowa, didn't appear to have any missteps. Moving forward, he still has to find a way to make up… → Read More

November Democratic debate: Live updates of Pete Buttigieg's performance

South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg leads in the polls in Iowa and New Hampshire as he takes the stage for the fifth Democratic debate. → Read More

Buttigieg rockets to top in latest New Hampshire poll

Buttigieg leads in both New Hampshire and Iowa ahead of Wednesday's critical Democratic debate. → Read More

House Speaker Brian Bosma to retire in 2020

House Speaker Brian Bosma to retire in 2020 He is the longest-serving speaker in Indiana history. → Read More

Buttigieg takes the debate stage leading in Iowa but mired in controversy in South Carolina

Pete Buttigieg is navigating night-and-day campaigns in Iowa and South Carolina as he prepares for Wednesday's debate. → Read More

Pence to speak to education nonprofit Wednesday in Indianapolis

Vice President Pence to speak to education nonprofit Wednesday in Indianapolis. → Read More

Here's how Pete Buttigieg would pay for $5.7 trillion in federal spending

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled more than $1 trillion in tax cuts, pre-kindergarten and college support and child care. → Read More

Tuesday's election saw sweeping changes across Indiana. Here's how it could play out in 2020.

Democrats won big in Indianapolis and gained ground in the suburbs. The Republicans won just about everyone else. Here's what it means for 2020. → Read More

Buttigieg scored by hitting Warren on spending. But how will he pay for his own plans?

Pete Buttigieg has criticized Democratic candidates for their spending and lack of transparency. But it's not clear how he'll pay for his proposals. → Read More