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" .
The deal is opposed by both Democratic and Republican representatives from Indiana. 3 Hoosier congressmen voted for the bill.
The concerns of those who attended the town hall meeting at an Indianapolis Baptist church ranged from confusion over Medicare’s various plans and policies.
Congressman Todd Young says he hopes this incident is isolated and not indicative of a general trend in politics.
The state Republican Party will select a new nominee to run against incumbent 7th District Democrat Andre Carson. The first GOP nominee, Jon Elrod, dropped out.