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Stutzman joins Macedonian caucus in Congress

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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 ( ) 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.


Posted 7/8/2013