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.