Both of Indiana's U.S. senators voted in favor of the bill, which now heads to President Obama.
Many Democrats saw the U.S. attorney as a promising candidate for several possible positions, including Indianapolis mayor, governor and U.S. Senator.
During a stop at ThyssenKrupp Presta in Terre Haute, Sen. Joe Donnelly says he is working to pass a bill that would allocate funds to job training.
Joe Donnelly defeated Richard Mourdock in Tuesday's election, gaining what was once considered safe-Republican Senate seat held by Richard Lugar.
Republican candidate Richard Mourdock is on the defensive after comments made about rape and pregnancy during Tuesday night's debate.
Senator Dick Lugar conceded to Richard Mourdock in a primary-night speech Tuesday.
The candidates running for Indiana's open U.S. Senate seat will meet again tonight for their second major debate.
Democrat Brad Ellsworth, Republican Dan Coates, and Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris participated in their first debate Monday on the IUPUI campus.
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Brad Ellsworth's new proposals sound a familiar theme – cut down on the Washington lobbying which the former sheriff has tried to tie to his opponent.