The senators say newspapers in the state have been using the term since 1826.
The bill, which the president has threatened to veto, will soon head to Obama's desk.
The AARP and state officials are working to help empower senior citizens to identify financial predators.
Sen. Joe Donnelly says he is supportive of a bill in Congress to speed up the processing of illegal immigrants.
Senator Joe Donnelly and federal officials Tuesday discussed the importance of financial protections for service members and veterans.
Indiana Senators Coats and Donnelly are calling for VA Secretary Shinseki to release information about Indiana VA operations.
The U.S. Senate failed to pass a measure that would have increased the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
Sen. Joe Donnelly called Russia a 'thug-ocracy' and Sen. Dan Coats is introducing legislation to cut additional Russian/U.S. ties.
The proposed veterans bill is considered the most comprehensive in recent years.
Both of Indiana's U.S. senators voted in favor of the bill, which now heads to President Obama.