Home | Support ADA | Contact

Outside Events, Inside Efforts Shape Indiana U.S. House Race

Civic unrest in Missouri and a protest movement that began in North Carolina may impact a close Congressional race in Indiana, one in which ADA is poised to play a central role through targeted campaigning.  This summer’s unsettling events in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson have found an echo in tense relations between police and the black community of Elkhart, a city in Indiana’s 2nd congressional district. Meanwhile, the NAACP’s Moral Mondays protest, begun in North Carolina against extremist state policies, is coming to the Hoosier State. How these events influence African-American turnout in North Central Indiana will help decide the race to unseat Tea Party Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, considered one of the couple dozen most vulnerable GOP incumbents in the country.  Also key to the campaign’s outcome is Indiana ADA’s plan to distribute 5,000 flyers comparing Walorski’s reactionary positions on key issues with the progressive stance of her opponent, Democrat Joe Bock.
 

 Continue Reading >>

Latest Voting Record


Download ADA's Latest Voting Record

 

 

 Stay Connected with ADA

 

and the
ADA Education Fund

 

 

 

 

Download the 2013 ADA Voting Record 

 

eLiberal - ADA's Blog on Politics & Public Policy


Congress Needs to Act Now to Halt Corporate “Inversion” Schemes

Walgreens wants to renounce its U.S. “citizenship” and become a Swiss firm. Pfizer has been attempting to become a U.K. firm. Mylan, a long-time stalwart of the Pittsburgh economy(who’s CEO was recently named “Patriot of the Year”) wants to become a “citizen” of the Netherlands. Chicago-based AbbVie is paying $54 billion to buy Shire, so that it can become an Irish company. Corporate "inversion" is a growing problem!


 

ACA's Winning Outcomes

Now that Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in full effect, we are beginning to see genuine results.  This controversial piece of legislation now covers 9.5 million people who did not previously have health insuranceNow that Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in full effect, we are beginning to see genuine results.  This controversial piece of legislation now covers 9.5 million people who did not previously have health insurance.  Even though Republicans still want to repeal the law, millions of Americans are benefiting from the new health care law. 


 

The Moral Crisis at the Border

The recent influx of unaccompanied children apprehended at the border is one of the greatest moral tests ever faced by the United States. So far, we’re failing.


 

More Blog Posts
 

 Local Action

News Feed

HOME | DONATE | ABOUT | ACTION | ISSUES | PUBLICATIONS | CHAPTERS | CONTACT