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Walorski wins 2nd District by 14%

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-In-Chief Congresswoman Jackie Walorski wins Tuesday’s midterm election with 57% of the votes to continue representing Congressional District 2 in Indiana. With Democrat candidate Mel Hall taking 43% of the votes, it was not enough to overpower the incumbent’s status. Walorski celebrated at The Exchange in downtown South Bend, speaking with attendants

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A short guide to the November 6 elections

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writers Office Name: U.S. State Senator (Six Years) Office Summary: One of two elected representatives to the United States Senate.  They will be responsible for giving Indiana a voice this House of Congress.   Candidate Name: Joe Donnelly Party Affiliation: Democrat Experience: Notre Dame Graduate (BA Government 1977,

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Congressional election debates stall

By CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief clark66@iu.edu     Debate plans have stalled for two opponents in the upcoming midterm elections for residents of Indiana’s second congressional district, which includes South Bend and Elkhart.    The day following Democratic candidate Mel Hall’s primary election win on May 8, Elizabeth Bennion contacted Hall and incumbent Congresswoman Jackie Walorski’s

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Walorski discusses jobs, congress & veteran benefits on WNIT’s “Politically Speaking”

By: NEIL KING Staff Writer The WNIT show “Politically Speaking” recently featured a one-on-one discussion with Jackie Walorski and host Elizabeth Bennion and for a feature titled “Legislators Tell All: The Importance of Public Policy.” Bennion, an IU South Bend professor and host of the show, interviewed the 2nd Congressional District representative for the episode

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