On June 7, we reported in the Cheat Sheet that State Rep. Mike Braun (R-Jasper) was looking at running for the U.S. Senate.

He’s stopped looking.

My colleagues at WIBC report that Braun has decided to get into the race.  He is assembling a campaign team and will have a formal announcement in the next week or so.

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If he gets in, his main challenges will be Congressmen Todd Rokita and Luke Messer.  The most recent internal polls released by the campaigns show a close contest with nearly half the Republican primary voters undecided.

Braun owns a distribution company in Southern Indiana.