Democrats have finally landed a challenger to Rep. Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., who was among the party’s targets in 2012.
Tom Spangler, the owner of a marketing and distribution company for commercial furniture, announced Thursday that he is launching a bid in Indiana’s 8th District.
After coming up 10 points short against the incumbent in 2012, national Democrats hope Spangler can give the party a legitimate shot at a seat it controlled before Bucshon won an open-seat race in 2010.
“I’m running because since 2012, Congress has only gotten more reckless and irresponsible and Congressman Bucshon is part of the problem,” Spangler said in a statement. Full story