Rob Kendall Show

Abdul-Hakim Shabazz shocked the political landscape when he teased a potential story involving Republican Secretary of State Candidate Diego Morales. According to Shabazz’s tease, the story could have #MeToo ties. Now it appears Shabazz is getting ready to release his potential bombshell. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Abdul joins Rob Kendall for a preview of […]

Rumors have long persisted Mike Braun is unhappy in the United States Senate. Allegedly he’s about to do something about it. Abdul-Hakim Shabazz is reporting that Braun will not seek re-election, and intends to run for Governor of Indiana. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Rob Kendall and Abdul discuss why Mike Braun’s making the move, […]

Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard shocked the Indiana political landscape this week when he announced he would not seek another term. Mayor since 1996, Brainard oversaw massive growth in the city’s population, infrastructure and amenities. Along the way, he sparked controversy and debate about the role of municipal government, and the amount of debt they should […]

Indiana’s Republican Candidate for Secretary of State has gone missing…at least from the debate stage. Despite numerous calls to have a public discussion about one of the most important offices in Indiana, Diego Morales has refused to have a discussion with his Democrat (Destiny Wells) and Libertarian (Jeff Maurer) opponents. Will his refusal to face […]

Indiana’s Democrat Candidate for US Senate Tom McDermott released a shock poll showing himself within three points of Todd Young. In the poll, McDermott trails Young 42-45 percent. But multiple people quickly responded with serious concerns about how the poll was done. From Young, who rejects the online nature of the polling, to Libertarian James […]

Rudy Yakym easily won the caucus on Saturday to replace the late Jackie Walorski on the ballot this fall for the Second Congressional District. In a heavily Republican district, that likely makes him the next Congressman. Bigger than Rudy Yakym’s victory, the real intrigue is with the futures of those who did not prove victorious. […]

The caucus to replace the late Jackie Walorski is set for Saturday. The contest has the opportunity to revive multiple political careers or create a new one. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz break down the favorites, including former Attorney General Curtis Hill, and predict what might happen when the votes […]

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita agreed to spend up to $200,000 on a lobbyist. The only problem was she failed to properly register with the State of Indiana. The unforced error has resulted in not only questions about her hire, but also $18,000 in potential fines. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim […]

The Indiana political world was rocked on Wednesday, when Congresswoman Jackie Walorski tragically died in a car crash, along with multiple staff members. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz remember Walorski and her long public service career, that spanned from the Indiana Statehouse to Washington, D.C. https://omny.fm/shows/the-rob-kendall-show/remembering-jackie-walorski Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty […]

Republican Diego Morales is trailing Democrat Destiny Wells in a new poll done by ARW Strategies for the Indiana Secretary of State Race. Morales is even struggling with Republicans, as a large portion remain undecided. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz discuss the results of the poll, and what Morales needs […]