Howey Politics

HOWEY: The Hoosier inspiration in front of us, among us

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With so much discord and rancor in places like Washington, it was good for my soul to write a column about the inspirational things happening around us.Read more

HOWEY: Take-aways from the 2019 mayoral elections

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INDIANAPOLIS — It would be trite to say the 2019 municipal elections were status quo, not with 17 defeated incumbents. But there are solid trend lines: Democrats...Read more

HOWEY: Attorney General Hill fighting for his political and legal future

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Hill faced a Supreme Court disciplinary hearing over allegations of sexual harassment and groping at a 2018 sine die party.Read more


HOWEY: The safe Republican harbor of ‘President Pence’

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Trump would respond to Taylor's testimony on Twitter, calling him a "never Trumper Republican" and "human scum."Read more

HOWEY: Why Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds should matter to us

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It is hard not to come to this conclusion: President Trump has neither the strategic vision, wisdom, nor the temperament to be commander-in-chief. For those of you who...Read more

HOWEY: The mixed messages of Indiana’s marijuana prohibition

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After Mears dismissed nearly 150 possession cases, it's only a matter of time before the arrests stop.Read more

HOWEY: Aberrant behavior in our White House

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Many Americans voted for Donald Trump in 2016 to, essentially, burn the house down. He is now torching constitutional institutions.Read more

HOWEY: Mayor Pete finally lines up some Hoosier support

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It took nine months after South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg kicked off his long-shot Democratic presidential campaign before he landed his first spate of Indiana...Read more

HOWEY: President Tough Guy? Or President Mouse?

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I've described the epidemic of atrocities in our schools, malls, concerts and night clubs as a virtual "guerrilla war" unleashed on our population who now ponders escape...Read more


HOWEY: Of massacres, cephalopods and CEOs

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Our congressional cephalopods need to grow spines.Read more

HOWEY: Andrew Luck’s courage and an Indiana future

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INDIANAPOLIS — For many Hoosiers, last weekend presented a gut punch when we learned that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was retiring at the tender age of 29....Read more