The 2 Hoosier pols everyone chattered about this weekend
Is Joe Hogsett running for governor? Is Mitch Daniels?
In this edition, scroll down for Mitch Daniels’ reaction to the buzz about him eyeing a political encore, as well as why some Hoosier Democrats think Joe Hogsett is pondering his own statewide rollout.
The futures of two Hoosier politicos dominated chatter along the sidelines of the Indiana Democrats’ Big Dem Weekend and Indiana Republicans’ state convention: Joe Hogsett and Mitch Daniels.
Inside the Indiana Convention Center on Friday evening, prior to the Democratic Indianapolis mayor’s speech, a rumor circulated that Hogsett would make some kind of news. He delivered a fiery and partisan address—national and statewide in scope—attacking Republicans as a party gripped by fear.
“We now see an entire political apparatus being driven purely by fear,” said Hogsett, citing their opposition to the American Rescue Plan, gun reform, and LGBTQ Hoosiers.
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