Mark Hurt

Kokomo Republican planning to seek US Senate seat in ‘18

Kokomo Republican planning to seek US Senate seat in ‘18

A Kokomo attorney has announced his intention to run for a seat in the United State Senate in 2018, and he is starting to make the rounds inside the state.

Mark Hurt, 54, said he was the first senatorial candidate to file with the Federal Election Commission when he did so on Feb.1.  This would be Hurt’s first elected position, although he does have experience working in Washington, D.C., including time in then Sen. Dan Coats’ office

Kokomo Attorney First To File To Run Against Donnelly In 2018

Kokomo Attorney First To File To Run Against Donnelly In 2018

Kokomo attorney Mark Hurt is the first Republican to file to run against Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, who’s up for reelection in 2018.

Hurt says he wants to return to Reagan-era policies, what he calls peace through strength.

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. Senate must advocate interests at home, abroad

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. Senate must advocate interests at home, abroad

At no time in our nation’s history have we achieved peace through weakness. Recent examples of Russia’s aggressive expansionism include:

Support for the Iranian regime and Iranian nuclear deal with about 20,000 pounds of enriched uranium conveniently transported from Iran to Russia.