Mike Pence (R)
Indiana State Governor
Thomas says he'll appeal to the average Republican voter by advertising himself as an alternative candidate more focused on fixing what's wrong with Indiana.
Businessman Bob Thomas says he'll focus on a run for governor; Westfield police will discuss last month's stage collapse. Read more in our morning roundup.
Gov. Pence could face a tougher election bid than he did in 2012.
Gov. Pence is half way through his week-long trade mission to China.
State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, will face John Gregg in the 2016 Democratic primary.