INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman has become the second member
of Indiana's congressional delegation to join a caucus that's seeking to
boost U.S. ties with Macedonia.
The Indiana Republican has joined the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia
and Macedonian-Americans. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/14SJ13z
) the caucus focuses on strengthening ties between the U.S. and the small
country in southeastern Europe.
Stutzman represents one of the nation's largest populations of
Macedonian-Americans as the congressman for the Fort Wayne area. Fort
Wayne is home to the Macedonian Museum and the Macedonian Tribune, which
was founded in 1927 and is the oldest continuously published Macedonian
newspaper in the world.
The caucus consists of 18 voting members of Congress, including U.S. Rep.
Pete Visclosky, a Democrat who represents part of northern Indiana.