Democrat, Libertarian focus on budget in 4th District debate

By Lindsey Erdody l ELLETTSVILLE – It was all about the money during the 4th Congressional District debate Tuesday night. Democratic candidate David Sanders and Libertarian candidate John Duncan fielded questions on a variety of spending issues from a panel, each other and members of the audience at the Ellettsville branch of the Monroe County Public Library.

Tea party hosts Democratic candidate

MONTICELLO, Ind. (WLFI) – The White County Tea Party Patriots investigated the platform of the Democratic candidate for Indiana’s fourth district congressional seat. A Tea Party meeting is not the usual forum for a Democrat, but David Sanders engaged the audience of about 50. As people ate their dinner at the USA Restaurant in Monticello they also chewed on his views.

EDITORIAL: “Debate participation useful”

EDITORIAL: Debate participation useful – HERALD-TIMES, BLOOMINGTON, IND. – The subject of political debates has made it onto our front page — a sure sign that election season is heating up. The debates — or at least discussion of them, mark the beginning of the airing of issues that should be of concern to us all.

District 9, 4 congressional debates scheduled

District 9, 4 congressional debates scheduled for the area Herald-Times (Bloomington, IN) Chris Fyall – Ellettsville is set to host a debate next week between two 4th Congressional District candidates, while Bloomington will host an October moderated debate among three candidates for the 9th District seat, organizers announced Thursday.

Sanders calls on Rokita to participate in debates

LAFAYETTE, IN (WBAA) – The Democratic nominee for the 4th congressional district says he has not received a response to participate in a debate from his Republican opponent. David Sanders says it’s been nearly two months since he first extended an invitation to Todd Rokita.

Rokita Won’t Attend Ellettsville Debate Despite Talk With Sanders

By Stan Jastrzebski WFIU – Officials with Todd Rokita’s congressional campaign have confirmed the Secretary of State will not attend an August 10 debate in Ellettsville. But Rokita’s opponent in the 4th District race says declining the debate may contradict an earlier conversation between the two men.

Sanders challenges Rokita to fulfill debate promise

WBAA – Two debates have been set up for the 4th District congressional race. The events will take place August 10th in Ellettsville and August 27th in Greenwood. But Democratic candidate David Sanders says the debates may occur without his Republican opponent.

Sanders challenging Rokita to debates

Sanders challenging Rokita to debates & schedules debates for August – LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Democratic candidate for Congress District Four is challenging his Republican opponent to a series of town hall forums and debates. But David Sanders said Todd Rokita has yet to respond to those requests. Sanders said he sent Rokita’s campaign a formal invitation in early June, but has heard nothing from Rokita or his staff. “A vibrant democracy requires informed voters.

Sanders schedules first debates in 4th District race

Journal and Courier – By DOROTHY SCHNEIDER – Democrat David Sanders is moving forward with debate plans in the 4th District congressional race, despite what he called a lack of response from Republican candidate Todd Rokita.

Candidates share redistricting ideas

by DOROTHY SCHNEIDER – Journal and Courier – When the subject of redistricting reform comes up, Jeris Eikenberry notices people usually start to laugh. “It’s gotten to be that everyone thinks the people doing it are just doing it for themselves and that’s how it’s going to be,” Eikenberry said. But the West Lafayette resident is optimistic that some real reform can be done when Indiana politicians redraw political boundaries next year. The General assembly is tasked with redistricting, using new U.S. Census data, in 2011.

Sanders, Rokita agree term limits not needed

Journal and Courier – Dorothy Schneider – At a stop in West Lafayette on Thursday, Secretary of State Todd Rokita also fielded questions about his Republican candidacy in the race for Indiana’s next 4th District congressman.

Sanders makes campaign stop in Frankfort

Frankfort Times – BY KEN HARTMAN – David Sanders cites one major point of division between himself and Todd Rokita, his opponent for a seat in the United States Congress.

Scientist seeking seat in Congress

Bedford Times-Mail – Scientist seeking seat in Congress – Democrat Sanders opposing Republican Rokita for Buyer’s District 4 seat – BY BOB BRIDGE (7/7/2010)…

Candidate offers transparency idea

Journal and Courier – Candidate offers transparency idea – David Sanders, the Democratic candidate for the District 4 congressional seat, pledged Thursday that he will not meet with any lobbyists without a constituent present — if he’s elected and sent to Washington.

Democratic candidate for District 4 holds conference, discusses scientific strength

By SCOTT ALLEN, Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives District 4 Dr. David Sanders made an appearance in Monticello yesterday to continue his campaign for the congressional seat.

Debate challenge tendered in the 4th.

Journal and Courier – Debate challenge tendered in the 4th – By DOROTHY SCHNEIDER June 9, 2010 – Both major party candidates in the race for the 4th District congressional seat reiterated plans Tuesday to open an office in Lafayette, if elected.

Sanders Wants Better Communication with Constituents

WBAA – Sanders Wants Better Communication with Constituents – LAFAYETTE, IN (wbaa) – The Democratic candidate for the 4th Congressional – District seat wants to set up three regional offices.

Congressional candidate campaigns in Frankfort

Frankfort Times – Congressional candidate campaigns in Frankfort. Sanders faces Rokita for open seat. David Sanders thinks too many candidates running for the U.S. Congress have unrealistic goals.

Candidate Starts Race On High Note

Journal and Courier – By Dorothy Schneider, Journal and Courier – David Sanders, the Democratic candidate for the 4th District congressional seat, spent time Tuesday touting some of the good work done by outgoing U.S. Rep. Steve Buyer.

Sanders wants more jobs

Sanders wants more jobs in 4th district

Candidate says he hopes to bring more jobs – LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Democratic nominee for U.S. representative for the 4th district David Sanders discusses issues of his campaign.

Democratic Candidates Kickoff Campaign Season

Sarah Lang, The Lebanon Reporter – At Wednesday’s Democratic Party meeting at the Zionsville Town Hall were congressional candidate David Sanders and Indiana Secretary of State candidate Vop Osili.

Democrat David Sanders Cruises In Primary Night Win.

Katie Duffey, Herald Journal – In a crowded race for the congressional seat vacated by Monticello’s Steve Buyer, current Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita won the Republican Party nomination for the United State Representative District 4.

WBAA Election Coverage

WBAA Election Coverage – (2010-05-05) – WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – The 4th Congressional District race this fall will feature two candidates with wide name recognition.