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US Senate

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Democrats

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Democrats

Brad Ellsworth (D)

Brad Ellsworth

51-year-old John Bradley “Brad” Ellsworth is a two-term congressman for district 8. Ellsworth is seeking the seat of Evan Bayh who announced he would be retiring this year.

Republicans

Dan Coats (R)

Dan Coats

Coats is a former Indiana representative and senator. He was the U.S. ambassador to Germany from 2001 through 2005, and then a lobbyist for a D.C. law firm. He wants to reduce government spending and lower taxes.

Recent Stories About This Race

November 3, 2010

 

Congress in session

Coats Promises Hope For Economy In Victory Speech

Dan Coats delivered his victory speech moments ago in Indianapolis.

November 3, 2010

 

Coats at hospital

Dan Coats Declares Victory

Republican Dan Coats is heading back to Washington.

October 28, 2010

 

Rebecca Sink-Burris

Senate Candidates Offer Thoughts at Indianapolis Forum

The candidates hoping to win Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat appeared together Thursday for one of the last times before next week’s election.

October 26, 2010

 

Brad Ellsworth

Vincennes Hosts Final US Senate Debate

The Senate's trio of debates concluded with a joint appearance by all three candidates in Vincennes.

October 26, 2010

 

Rebecca Sink-Burris

Senate Candidates Hold 2nd Debate in Fort Wayne

The second of three debates was held at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.

October 22, 2010

 

Brad Ellsworth

Fort Wayne Hosts Second Senate Debate

The candidates running for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat will meet again Friday for their second major debate.

October 13, 2010

 

Brad Ellsworth

Ellsworth Stumps For Senate Seat at Ball State

Brad Ellsworth told students in Muncie Tuesday that his generation was about to hand the world to their generation… but they had to be ready to accept it.

October 12, 2010

 

Coats at hospital

Coats Talks Social Security on Ellsworth’s Home Turf

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Coats discussed Social Security during a lunch-time address to the Evansville Rotary Club Tuesday.

October 12, 2010

 

Rebecca Sink-Burris

Senate Candidates Trade Barbs in First Debate

The three candidates for U.S. Senate went head to head Monday in the first of three debates before the November 2 election.

October 12, 2010

 

Congress in session

Senate Debate Contentious as Election Approaches

Candidates were on the attack with November 2nd only weeks away.

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