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 Mourdock in his speech declaring his candidacy. “Please understand, I know you ARE real. I understand the ‘reality’ in which you live and it is that of the heartland that IS Indiana.
NBC News has called it, Tea Party-backed insurgent Richard Mourdock has defeated six-term Republican Indiana Senator Richard Lugar in the Republican primary. With only about 20 percent of districts reporting, Mourdock was maintainin... Read Post
Longitme Republican Senator Dick Lugar was defeated by Tea-Party backed challenger Richard Mourdock in the Indiana GOP primary last night. Lugar's stature in Washington couldn't have been higher, but his political stock had seriousl... Read Post