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States of the Union: Indiana

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Indiana is one of the two states holding a primary on May 6. We find out what makes the state so competitive for the Democratic presidential candidate, what’s happening in the race for governor, and whether this week's Supreme Court decision on voter identification will affect the voting on May 6. Plus: a look at how the Hoosier State's large manufacturing sector has been affected by the current economic downturn. Brian A. Howey is publisher of Howey Politics Indiana.

States of the Union fact of the week: Alka-Seltzer was invented in Indiana.

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Comments [3]

al oof from brooklyn

matthew: that's kind of the point. i doubt she'll do anything if she gets into the general election either, because those folks aren't going to vote for mccain. it's just really gross that no one is talking about how she got only 8% of hte black vote in pennsylvania, but media (not this particular piece, but generally) seems to focus on the white people obama 'needs' to win over.

Apr. 30 2008 01:28 PM
Matthew from NYC

I don't think Hillary is going to try to "woo that demographic" as you say unless she is up for the General Election. I think it is fair to say that she doesn't stand a chance to win it in the Primary Season.

Apr. 30 2008 01:04 PM
al oof from brooklyn

how are black people voting? because hilary clinton got almost none of the black vote in pennsylvania and i for one would like to know what she's doing to woo that demographic.

Apr. 30 2008 12:45 PM

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