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Importantville is your indispensable guide to the intersection of Indiana politics, business, and power in the Trump Era. Subscribe to get full access to the twice-weekly newsletter read by executives from companies such as High Alpha and Lessonly, and by staffers on Capitol Hill and from The New York Times. Indiana and its capital city are increasingly in the national conversation. This is the publication has its finger on the pulse of Hoosier power. 

Two years ago, on the eve of clinching the Republican nomination, then-candidate Donald Trump stood at a rally in South Bend and told an audience: “Now Indiana is becoming very important … you folks belong where you belong; it's called Importantville right? I love it.” Trump said.

Importantville, indeed. Indiana and its capital city are increasingly in the national conversation. This is the publication that chronicles that Indiana.

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I’m Adam Wren, a contributing editor to Politico Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly, where I’ve covered politics, business, and crime at the national, state, and city level.

I began reporting on the Trump campaign beginning in August 2015 at the Iowa State Fair, and have also covered Indiana politics and business since 2010.

I’m a Buckeye by birth; a Hoosier by choice.

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Does Adam have a strong opinion about which is the best sports movie set in Indiana?

He does, and it’s Breaking Away, which has none of the shlock or sentimentality of Rudy or Hoosiers, though that is not to say he doesn’t also enjoy those films.

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