Sen. Dick Lugar (R., Ind.) is already facing a likely 2012 primary challenger in Richard Mourdock, the state treasurer. But Lugar, unlike other Senate GOP veterans, is in no mood to make an appeal to the Tea Party movement. Instead, in a recent interview with an Indiana TV station, Lugar urged the Tea Party to "get real" when it comes to Beltway politics. As the Washington Post notes, Lugar, who has amassed a $2.
Yesterday evening, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) filed to challenge Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the number two ranking Republican in the Senate, for his seat next year. Stockman's last second decision sets up yet another tea party v... Read Post
For proof that the Tea Party can still influence a Republican election, take a look at the incredible situation going on in the Indiana Republican race for a U.S. Senate seat. Introducing Richard Mourdock, the Indiana State Treasure... Read Post
Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock has announced that he will challenge Republican Sen. Dick Lugar in the GOP senate primary next year. “Mr. Lugar even went so far as to say that the Tea Party needs to: ‘get real,’” remarked M... Read Post