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In Indiana Senate race, Democrat Donnelly looks across the aisle

INDIANAPOLIS — Democratic Senate candidate Joe Donnelly nods and nods as a voter heaps praise on outgoing Republican Senator Dick Lugar at a neighborhood picnic. “A fine man,’’ agrees Donnelly, who is not only running to replace him but to continue Lugar’s endangered tradition of aisle-crossing centrism. Read full article >>

Justice Department probing donations to Josh Mandel and Jim Renacci

The Department of Justice is looking into campaign donations to two Ohio Republican candidates, Dick Lugar isn’t over it, Bob Corker is optimistic and Romney is ready to raise $10 million. Make sure to sign up to get “Afternoon Fix ” in your e-mail inbox every day by 5 (ish) p.m! Read full article >>

Dick Lugar’s manifesto: Sour grapes or speaking truth to power?

In the wake of a crushing defeat at the hands of state Treasurer Richard Mourdock Tuesday night, Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar congratulated his opponent and wished him well. Then he put out a 1,425-word statement that reads like a polemic against partisanship the likes of which is rarely seen in modern politics. Show More Summary

Why Dick Lugar lost

Instant analysis of Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar’s crushing defeat at the hands of state Treasurer Richard Mourdock in Tuesday’s Republican primary cast it as yet another example of a tea party-aligned GOPer ousting a prominent face of the party establishment. Read full article >>

Dick Lugar, poor loser?

Some candidates are at their most likable in defeat. But Dick Lugar, who (mostly) ran as a Dick Lugar-style gentleman, is not, as it turns out, one of them. After 35 years of low-stress campaigning, the Indiana statesman might have been prepared for that gentle breeze to kick up a notch some day, but he wasn’t. Read full article >>

Dick Lugar is going to lose. Did he have to?

Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar will almost certainly lose his bid for a seventh term Tuesday at the hands of state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. On that point, almost everyone in the Republican party agrees. (Polling backs up that idea; a bipartisan survey released late last week showed Mourdock with a 10-point lead on the incumbent.) Read full article >>

Dick Lugar, the Veepstakes and “Downton Abbey”: The Live Fix chat!

Every Friday we spend an hour chatting online with our readers. These chats are one of our favorites parts of every week as we get to mix it up with Fixistas in real time and, yes, occasionally stray from our political box into things like music, movies, television shows and professional wrestling. Read full article >>

Sarah Palin endorses Richard Mourdock against Dick Lugar

Sarah Palin picks Richard Mourdock, Mitt Romney tells the young people to go for it, Joe Biden wants a dull audience to stop being so dull and the Arizona special election is heating up. Make sure to sign up to get “Afternoon Fix” in your e-mail inbox every day by 5 (ish) p.m! Read full article >>

Dick Lugar: Too mild to be memorable?

Is Dick Lugar too mild for this highly-politicized moment? The Post’s Melinda Henneberger delivers an assessment today of Lugar’s chances ahead of his Republican primary with challenger Richard Mourdock, the Republican state treasurer. Show More Summary

More bad news for Dick Lugar

Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar will reimburse the government for improperly billing taxpayers for hotel stays in Indianapolis in recent years. Congressional rules allow Lugar to bill taxpayers for Indianapolis hotel stays when the Senate is in session. Show More Summary

Sens. Hatch, Lugar and Snowe haven’t been hit too hard by tea-party, yet

In a few 2012 Senate races, tea- party challenges seemed almost inevitable. Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe (R), Virginia Senate candidate George Allen(R), Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar (R), and Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch (R) were all expected to face tough competition on the right. Show More Summary

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