106.7 WTLC Political News with Kim Wells

There are new published claims coming from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist that say the Obama White House created a false narrative about the killing of Osama bin Laden. The official story of bin Laden’s death is a Navy SEALS team killed the terrorist, believed to be the mastermind behind the 9-11 attacks on America, in […]

It’s Primary Election Day here in Indiana today and across our area the polls are open until 6 p.m. for these municipal elections. Mayoral primary races are the key races here in Indianapolis with several candidates vying for their party’s support to win the city’s top leadership post since Mayor Greg Ballard is not seeking […]

A modest increase in school funding is in the new budget plan that Republican House and Senate leaders revealed Tuesday night at the Indiana Statehouse, as this current session of the legislature winds down. The roughly $32 billion two-year budget proposal includes $464 million in new school spending, an increase just over two percent. “The […]

The road to the White House is heating up! Following her much anticipated campaign announcement on Sunday, Hillary Clinton is now headed to Iowa. She is planning to visit the important primary battleground state Tuesday which will be the first official campaign stop in her bid to take the White House in 2016. See her tweet […]

Former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut is asking for a community’s prayer. The beloved former minister turned politician who brought the Colts to Indianapolis is facing a double health challenge–throat cancer and heart issues.  He told the Indianapolis Star‘s Matt Tully, “The doctors have told me it’s probably a question of months and not years.”  Hudnut […]

Will she or won’t she? That’s the presidential question that many are still asking regarding whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will seek the Democratic nomination to run for president in 2016. Despite being under the microscope for how she used her personal emails while serving in her last post, the seasoned politician continues […]

 Hillary Clinton will launch her presidential campaign sooner than expected. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the former Secretary of State will likely announce her candidacy next month. The report says Clinton’s announcement would reduce uncertainty in the Democratic party and would also boost fundraising. There are opposing thoughts on when Clinton should make a […]

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz’s future may be decided by Indiana lawmakers as they return to work today after a busy weekend. Hoosiers are now using social media to voice their support for the embattled Ritz. A “Twitter storm” was unleashed on these state lawmakers Sunday, a day ahead of their expected decision today on a […]

Deputy Mayor Olgen Williams is dropping out of the Indianapolis mayoral race. Williams announced Thursday that he’s been “humbled by the outpouring of support,” but has decided not run. While the long-time community leader and military veteran, who is serving as deputy under Mayor Greg Ballard is now OUT, another challenger is “officially” IN.  Downtown restaurateur, Chuck […]

President Obama is coming to Indianapolis today to promote his call for “middle class economics.”  The President will speak this afternoon at Ivy Tech Community College. Air Force One touches down at 1:30 p.m. at Indianapolis International Airport and he speaks at the junior college at 2:15 p.m. Obama has been pushing the Republican-led Congress to embrace policies […]

As the critics continue to pipe up over First Lady Michelle Obama’s lack of head wear while visiting Saudi Arabia this week, the White House is responding by brushing off the controversy. The First Lady chose not to wear a head scarf which is a requirement for women in Saudi Arabia. White House spokesman Eric Schultz said Mrs. Obama’s […]

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