Todd Young

Wife of former GOP Rep. Marlin Stutzman eyes Statehouse bid

The wife of a former Indiana congressman who came under ethics investigation for spending campaign contributions on lavish hotels, meals and at least one family trip may soon announce that she will run for an open legislative seat.

Christy Stutzman, spouse of former Republican Rep. Marlin Stutzman, posted to Facebook on Wednesday that she is eyeing an Indiana House seat representing parts of Elkhart County that GOP state Rep. Wes Culver is giving up.

"Sometimes life surprises you and opportunities come that you don't seek or expect. I would like to ask for your prayers and support as I consider running for State Representative, District 49," Christy Stutzman...