Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star

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Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

Indiana lawmaker accused of racism after posting nooses under photo of black man guilty of rape

Jim Lucas defends himself against accusations of racism after he posted an image of a gallows under the photo of a black man who pleaded guilty to rape. → Read More

Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to address American Legion in Indy

The vice president and former Indiana governor will speak at 1 p.m. Aug. 28 at the American Legion's annual convention in Indianapolis. → Read More

Rep. Dan Forestal threatened cops' jobs, impersonated police and tried to buy cocaine, police say

Forestal, 36, serves on the House Democratic leadership team. → Read More

Here's what Pete Buttigieg's plan to help rural Americans means

The South Bend mayor rolled out his second proposal during the past week aimed at rural America, this one involving job creation, infrastructure and access to education. → Read More

Democratic lawmaker Karlee Macer will not run for Indiana governor

Decision by state representative from Speedway leaves businessman Woody Myers in the field and state Rep. Eddie Melton exploring a bid. → Read More

Here's how Pete Buttigieg would improve rural health care

Buttigieg calls for massive investment in rural health care. How much isn't clear. → Read More

Donald Trump workforce initiative will spotlight a business in Bloomington on Friday

Baxter International to agree to Trump administration's Pledge to America's Workers, a nonbinding effort to promote new education and workforce training → Read More

Takeaways from Pete Buttigieg's performance in second Democratic debate

Buttigieg avoided any stumbles during the debate, but it's unclear whether he made up ground. → Read More

Live updates: Pete Buttigieg looking for a breakthrough in tonight's Democratic presidential debate

Stay tuned for live updates as Pete Buttigieg takes the stage at 8 p.m. tonight in Detroit. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg’s ideas are starting to intrigue black voters. Their support is another matter.

IndyStar interviews with National Urban League conference goers and polling data suggests the South Bend mayor still has a long way to go. → Read More

Here's what Pete Buttigieg said about Donald Trump in Indy Friday morning

South Bend mayor was one of several presidential candidates set to address the National Urban League's annual conference in Indianapolis. → Read More

Here's what Joe Biden said about Trump, Pence, Buttigieg and Midwest voters in IndyStar interview

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who was in town Thursday to speak at the National Urban League conference, gave an exclusive interview to IndyStar → Read More

5 presidential candidates make their case at Indy's National Urban League conference

Joe Biden, Cory Booker, John Delaney, Amy Klobuchar and Tim Ryan address the National Urban League conference in Indy. → Read More

After cheering Pelosi and Buttigieg, young Indiana Democrats see a bright future. They have before.

The group has been trying to bolster support in GOP-leaning Indiana the past few years, growing from 50 to 300 members in 24 counties. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi spoke at the Young Democrats convention. Here are the top takeaways.

The crowd of 800 roared when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the stage Friday at the Young Democrats of America’s national convention in Indianapolis. → Read More

Here are key takeaways from Pete Buttigieg's speech in Indianapolis

Pete Buttigieg spoke to more than 700 people Thursday at the Young Democrats of America convention in Indianapolis. → Read More

More than Buttigieg, Pelosi: What to know about Young Democrats convention in Indianapolis

Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi will attend the Young Democrats of America convention at Union Station in Indianapolis. → Read More

6 takeways from Pete Buttigieg's best-among-Democrats campaign fundraising

Buttigieg raised more than anyone but Donald Trump in the second quarter. → Read More

Susan Brooks calls Trump's 'go back' tweets inappropriate, says they don't reflect 'American values'

Congresswoman Susan Brooks criticized President Donald Trump for his tweets suggesting that Democratic congresswomen go back to their ancestors' countries. → Read More

Here are the big donors to Gov. Eric Holcomb, who is flush with 2020 campaign cash

Holcomb has $6 million to spend. His donors include major Indiana businesses and businessmen. → Read More