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John Nathan Hostettler (born June 19, 1961), is a Republican candidate for the open U.S. Senate seat in the state of Indiana currently held by retiring Sen. Evan Bayh. On December 3, 2009, Hostettler announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Hostettler leads in aggregate general election polling to date.

Hostettler served in the U.S. House of Representatives from January 3, 1995 to January 3, 2007, representing the 8th District of Indiana (map). He lost his reelection bid for a seventh term to Democratic challenger Brad Ellsworth in the 2006 midterm election, ending a twelve-year Congressional career.

Hostettler (pronounced Ha-stet-luhr) was born in Evansville, as the eighth of ten children. He is of Swiss German descent. He grew up in rural Posey County near the Ohio and Wabash rivers.

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