States of the Union: Indiana

Indiana is one of the two states holding a primary on May 6. We find out what makes the state so competitive for the Democratic presidential candidate, what’s happening in the race for governor, and whether this week's Supreme Court decision on voter identification will affect the voting on May 6. Plus: a look at how the Hoosier State's large manufacturing sector has been affected by the current economic downturn. Brian A. Howey is publisher of Howey Politics Indiana.

States of the Union fact of the week: Alka-Seltzer was invented in Indiana.