Brendan B. Mullen has received the endorsement of the Democratic National Committee to run for Congress in Indiana's 2nd District. His headquarters is South Bend, Indiana.

Mullen is the son of Mary Lou and Peter Mullen. (Peter Mullen grew up in Needham and attended Needham High School.) Brendan Mullen graduated and played football at West Point. Subsequently, was commissioned as a Combat Engineer and was deployed to South korea and Iraq. In Iraq he was imbedded into 1000 person Iraqi battalion with 9 other American soldiers. After his discharge in 2006, he started a consultiing business in Washington, DC employing over 100 people. He is married to Suzanne, General Counsel for the House Transportation Committee and the have a daughter, Lilly, 10 months old.