Lugar loss will mean new approach for Indiana in Congress
Before getting to the race for the White House, the Indiana Senate race saw Richard Mourdock knock off thirty-six year incumbent Richard Lugar. The vote was not close, with Mr. Mourdock triumphing 60% to 40%. Liberals are already gleefully and
Lugar was beaten on Tuesday by Richard Mourdock, the tea-party-favored state treasurer. This was not unexpected. Lugar, a moderate GOPer who had served in the Senate since 1977, was ripe for the defenestration.
Cillizza reveals that Republican strategists huddled with Lugar at the beginning of last year to warn him to avoid mistakes made by Robert Bennett in Utah and Murkowski in Alaska. He apparently didn't listen. Instead, the
Richard Lugar, who CNN projected would lose his bid for the GOP Senate nomination in Indiana, issued the following statement shortly after his concession speech Tuesday night: I would like to comment on the Senate race
Sore Lugar. By John Tabin on 5.8.12 @ 11:35PM. Jim mentioned this earlier, but it's worth highlighting Dick Lugar's shrill parting statement. Though he says "I hope my opponent wins in November," it doesn't sound like he means it: