Here are few political news items you might find somewhat interesting…

Democrats think Donald Trump’s controversial campaign and close races for governor and senator will help them build momentum to end the Republican supermajority in the Indiana House and pick up seats in the Indiana Senate.  (Indy Star)

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager announced to reporters on Monday morning that the Clinton campaign will be spending millions of dollars on efforts to help Clinton and Democrats win in the red states of Arizona, Indiana, and Missouri.  (PoliticsUSA)

Indiana lawmakers will decide next year if an independent commission should be in charge of redrawing the state’s district maps after a study committee recommended the legislation be introduced.  (Courier Press)

Candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction squared off on IPFW’s campus for a televised debate. (WANE-TV)

The U.S. House Ethics Committee apparently is considering whether to investigate Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, before he leaves office this year.  (Journal Gazette)

A day before the only debate in Indiana’s Senate race, Democrat Evan Bayh and Republican Todd Young have made their cases at a manufacturing conference in Kokomo.  (WIBC)

Indiana Week in Review names a new host to replace Jim Shella.  (IBJ)