The dominoes are falling in Indiana in 2016: thanks to the decisions of GOP Reps. Marlin Stutzman (IN-03) and Todd Young (IN-09) to run for an open Senate seat, there are spirited Republican primaries underway for both their House seats. And, a third House seat could open up if GOP Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-04) decides to run for attorney general - a position made open by the sitting attorney general's bid for the open 9th CD. As hot as the action will be in next May's primaries, don't look for much action in the November general election. As recently as 2010, Democrats held five of Indiana's nine districts. But today, Hoosiers have settled into a comfortable pattern of electing seven Republicans and two Democrats. Thanks to the GOP-led remap in 2012, Democrats are pretty much confined to the northwestern 1st CD and the Indianapolis-based 7th CD. IN-01: Pete Visclosky (D) - Northwest corner: Gary, Hammond Solid Democratic. Despite ethics investigations, Visclosky keeps rolling along. A 16-term appropriator, Visclosky was cleared by the House Ethics Committee after an investigation into campaign
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