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Lugar Gets First Primary Challenger

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.
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Here's Why Dick Lugar Lost His Senate Seat After 36 Years

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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

MOURDOCK WINS: Tea Party Insurgency Takes Out Six-Term Senator Dick Lugar

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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

THE TEA PARTY IS ALIVE: Insurgent Conservative Is Crushing Establishment GOP Senator Dick Lugar

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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


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