Candidates for the seats now held by U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita faced a Wednesday filing deadline.
Indiana’s lieutenant governor also serves as secretary of agriculture and rural affairs
Indiana’s race for U.S. Senate between Republican Todd Young and Democrat Evan Bayh is going negative with no end in sight.
Holcomb had expected a boost from Pence's $7 million campaign fund, but transferring that money has been complicated by federal rules that now apply to Pence.
U.S. Representative Andre Carson spoke at the DNC Wednesday night, saying he has seen Pence’s policies up close.
Federal Election Commission rulings indicate Pence can only transfer donations to Holcomb that comply with federal campaign finance standards.
Holcomb has served as Lieutenant Governor for five months but has never held elected office.
The GOP committee is set to vote Tuesday on a candidate to face Democrat John Gregg this fall.
Democratic candidate for Indiana governor John Gregg marched with supporters in Goshen at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Parade on Sunday.
Bayh says he’s compelled to return to the Senate leaving in 2010 because of gridlock and divisive partisanship.