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Indiana lawmakers divided on suing Obama

Federal lawmakers from Indiana split across party lines Wednesday about whether the U.S. House should sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his authority by issuing executive orders.

All seven Republicans from Indiana favored litigation against the president, while both Democrats opposed it in a 225-201 vote supporting the measure.

Rep. Luke Messer, R-6th, said in a statement that ?if the president insists on ignoring the law, Congress has the duty to defend the Constitution and restore the balance of power.?

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