There are three Tea
Party winners in Indiana’s US House Districts one, two, and
the first congressional district Mark Leyva, a carpenter, is one
of the organizers of the tea party movement in Lake County. Leyva
said he’s confident this time he can defeat Pete Visclosky,
who has faced recent ethics investigations concerning accusations
the congressman directed government money to campaign supporters.
The House Ethics Committee cleared Visclosky of any wrongdoing in
February, but in 2009 Visclosky was named one of the “most
corrupt” members of Congress by a government watchdog group.
On the campaign trail, Leyva said Democratic voters tell him,