Operatives point to Democrat Joe Donnelly’s win in the district in 2018, despite losing his re-election bid for U.S. Senate.
Braun, who lives in Zionsville, filed paperwork making his candidacy official, but he did not make a formal announcement or agree to media interviews. He is expected to kick off his campaign after Labor Day.
Hale announced Thursday morning that she is seeking Indiana’s 5th District seat, which is being vacated by Republican Susan Brooks.
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.
Indiana’s short-listed proposal—submitted by Purdue University and state officials—was one of 136 received by the USDA last year from 35 states. Relocating the two research divisions to Indiana could bring 570 federal jobs.
As he delivers his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, the president likely will note Friday’s surprising jobs report and rising factory output.
Messer will co-lead the firm’s federal advocacy team with FaegreBD principal Ted Bristol, who served as legislative advisor to senior Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate.
Facing a midnight deadline to avoid a partial government shutdown, President Trump tried to implicate congressional Democrats if there’s no deal over his demand for U.S.-Mexico border wall money.
Republicans maintained their dominant hold on Indiana U.S. congressional seats, winning seven of the nine races.
Democrats hoping to retake the U.S. House on Election Day probably won't get much help from Indiana voters, who will decide who holds the state's nine congressional seats for the next two years.
The Indiana candidates are not alone: Republican incumbents in 92 U.S. House districts raised less than their Democratic challengers from July 1-Sept. 30, according to an analysis from Politico. That’s compared to only five Democratic House incumbents being out-raised.
The announcement Wednesday afternoon kicked off a $25 million fundraising campaign, the proceeds of which will help establish a scholarship program and endowed faculty positions.
Proposals to expand the new tax law by adding incentives for savings and startup businesses have passed the House as Republicans push legislation forward ahead of the approaching midterm elections.
House Republican leaders suffered a setback Friday when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm bill.
Baird will take on Democrat Tobi Beck, who won a six-way primary with 34 percent of the vote, in the race for the seat that will be vacated by Todd Rokita.
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Short answer: It depends which Democrat you compare him to.
Greg Pence in the 6th District and Steve Braun in the 4th District each have brothers who carry their own identity with voters.