The current Indiana members of the House and Senate have served an average of 8.6 years on Capitol Hill, a number that will go down when Brooks leaves.
Dozens of state and local races are on the ballot as are proposals to amend the Indiana Constitution to restrict state spending and to let IPS spend more. But thousands of voters have already cast ballots.
U.S. Rep. AndréCarson recently grab-bed headlines by telling the Congressional Black Caucus (to quote news reports), “the Tea Party is working through its allies in Congress to block the economic advancement of blacks and other minorities.”
The staff of Democratic U.S. Rep. Andre Carson of Indianapolis is increasing security after the Saturday shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.