INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Senate candidate Todd Rokita is releasing a
politically themed childrenís book that trashes one of his Republican
Titled ďOh, the places youíll forget!Ē the book goes after Luke Messer, who
moved his family to the Washington, D.C., area after his election to
Itís the latest barb in a race that has been called the nationís nastiest
The book includes illustrations and is written in rhyme. It characterizes
Messer as an absentee elected official, who has left Indiana behind.
Messerís campaign says the book amounts to a publicity stunt by a failing
campaign. But spokesman Chasen Bullock wished Rokita good luck in his new
career as a childrenís book author.
The two congressmen are locked in a tight race with former state lawmaker