Democrats hope to unseat incumbents Jackie Walorski, a three-term congresswoman in northern Indiana's 2nd District, and Joseph "Trey" Hollingsworth III, a Tennessee native who moved to southern Indiana's 9th District in 2015.
A divided House on Thursday passed an eleventh-hour plan to keep the government running. But the measure faces gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remains unclear whether lawmakers will be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
The epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws offers generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans while providing smaller cuts for middle- and low-income families. It's projected to increase the national debt while potentially boosting economic growth.
A wide range of economists and nonpartisan analysts have warned that the bill will likely escalate federal debt, intensify pressure to cut spending on social programs and further widen America's troubling income inequality.