Ex-top Dem Bauer retains national post

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Democrats may have decided it was time for new leadership this past summer but a national campaign committee is keeping Patrick Bauer on board despite his demotion in Indiana.

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee re-elected Bauer to its board Thursday. The national group helps Democrats campaign for seats in statehouses across the nation.

Democrats won back some state-level seats in last month's elections, but Indiana's House Republicans grew their ranks further.

Bauer led Indiana's House Democrats for a decade that was capped with a right-to-work battle over the past two years. Democrats removed him as leader in July amid frustration over his management style which lawmakers said diminished the say of other Democrats in the caucus.

Copyright 2014 WISH TV. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 

Political Pulse

Did you like this article? Vote it up or down! And don't forget to add your comments below!

No
Like It
 
Don't Like It
 
 
 

Comments

We welcome your thoughtful comments. Be the first to participate in the discussion. All comments will display your username and avatar.

 

Add a Comment

Sign in or join now to post a comment. All comments will display your username and avatar.

 


Indiana (change)

 
Indiana politics enter a new era as MIke Pence prepares to take over as the next governor.
 
Offices & Officials

Contacting the White House and Congress

Click the links below to get in touch with your elected officials.