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.