The medal is the highest award a private citizen or politician can receive from the department.
Hoosier voters are deciding between Democrat Evan Bayh and Republican Todd Young for U.S. Senate.
Public records present a picture that can be odds with the image GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Todd Young has cultivated since entering Congress in 2011.
The personal financial disclosure report filed late Sunday also shows Bayh and his wife have assets roughly worth between $14 million and $48 million.
The current 9th District Indiana congressman moves on to face former 9th District Rep. Baron Hill.
The U.S. Chamber – along with its Indiana counterpart – calls Todd Young a “consistent, constructive conservative.”
Sen. Dan Coats' is retiring in 2016, prompting several candidates to seek his seat.
Congressman Todd Young is the third Republican to enter the race for Sen. Dan Coats' seat.
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.