INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman Republicans in Congress have tapped a Hoosier to lead them through their first years in Washington.
The incoming lawmakers picked newly minted Rep. Luke Messer as their president in a closed-door vote this week. Messer handily won the eastern Indiana seat Rep. Mike Pence vacated to run for governor.
Messer was a state lawmaker representing eastern Indiana and a Republican Party staffer before being elected to Congress. He will work with a group that includes Indiana's two new women in the state delegation: Susan Brooks and Jackie Walorski.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Did you like this article? Vote it up or down! And don't forget to add your comments below!