Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star

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Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

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

Democratic challenger takes early lead over GOP incumbent in City-County District 2

Tuesday's election gives GOP a chance to take control of the City-County Council. But if the party doesn't win these key races, they likely won't. → Read More

Hogsett takes early lead against Merritt as votes are still being counted

IndyStar is providing live results on its website and will be updating this story throughout the night. → Read More

Buttigieg surges ahead of Biden in Iowa polling

Following his breakout debate performance, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has moved into the lead pack in Iowa. → Read More

Hoosiers divided over Trump impeachment inquiry, survey says

According to a Ball State survey, 43 percent of Hoosiers approve of the impeachment inquiry and 48 percent do not. → Read More

Voters say Buttigieg's logo works for beer, a fancy restaurant or 'the fighting Petes'

In a survey, voters evaluated the logos and slogans for the 2020 presidential candidates. → Read More

Takeaways from Buttigieg's performance at October Democratic debate

Buttigieg takes on Warren, Biden, O'Rourke, carves out a place as a more moderate candidate. → Read More

October Democratic debate: Here is IndyStar's live blog on Pete Buttigieg's performance

The South Bend mayor is among a dozen Democratic primary candidates to share the state in Ohio. → Read More

More fetal remains found in Mercedes Benz owned by Indiana abortion doctor

Illinois authorities have discovered fetal remains in a Mercedez Benz once owned by Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, an Indiana abortion doctor who died last month. → Read More

Indiana governor's race widens, as Democrat Eddie Melton jumps in

The state senator from Gary will be introduced Tuesday night by Republican education chief Jennifer McCormick → Read More