Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indiana, has proposed a congressional resolution expressing the need for LGBT anti-discrimination protections.
Erin Magee is running for Congress in Indiana, Tennessee and Florida.
Friends of Jacobs say he will be remembered as an ethical and generous man.
Some fields which use "middle-skill" workers include nursing and welding.
Indiana Republicans take issue with President Obama's stance on financial reform in Tuesday's State of the Union.
There were two yeas, six nays, and one abstention from Indiana congressmen. Both Indiana senators voted in favor of it.
Ajabu lost a primary to incumbent Congresswoman Julia Carson in 1996.
Ajabu and a former Indianapolis Colts player were both denied placement on the 7th Congressional District ballot.
Only one challenger is confirmed in the 7th District: frequent GOP candidate Carlos May.
He says he questioned the idea of taking America "back to the good old days because those days weren‘t good for everyone" .