In 1996, Alan Keyes, who sought the Republican presidential nomination, was barred from participating in a primary debate held by a South Carolina business council. So were Sen. Dick Lugar, Rep. Robert K. Dornan, and Morry Taylor, because all of them were barely registering in the polls. Show More Summary
We're not in Kansas anymore, Toto... Oh wow. Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, who faces a spirited challenge in the Republican primary, has a Dick Lugar problem—a serious, serious Dick Lugar problem: In an interview, the three-term senator acknowledged that he did not have a home of his own in Kansas. Show More Summary
They didn’t get an audience with Queen Elizabeth II, but two locals got a nice present from the British monarch: A diplomatic honor. In the past week, former Sen. Dick Lugar and Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Michael Kahn both received the … Continue reading ?
Wednesday’s “Daily Rundown” line-up: SOTU reaction and second-term lessons with former Clinton White House Chief of Staff John Podesta of the Center for American Progress… An exclusive with former Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN) on what he thinks is wrong with …
So, President Obama, you need a new Secretary of State to replace Hillary Clinton, but you don't like any of the choices sitting on your desk? How's an idea that maybe you haven't thought of: How about Dick Lugar?
We need a new Republican Party, and by that I mean the old Republican Party. We need to get back the Dick Lugars and Bob Doles and Dwight Eisenhowers, who were ideologically different from Democrats but were still reasonable, intelligent, well-intentioned leaders who put America first.
We should be forthcoming about where precious taxpayer dollars are spent, what goals they are meant to accomplish, and whether those goals are achieved.
CNN: None Of Our Sources Corroborate Obama's Bullsht Story The New Left Fascists Lizzie Warren Cites Dick Lugar As Republican She Can Work With. Dick Lugar Lost His Primary Months Ago Obama Calls Debate Prep "A Drag" John Elway...
I’ve noted before that Dick Lugar has been less than dignified in his loss to Richard Mourdock. We supported Mourdock early in the primaries and he is on the Operation Counterweight Final List. Mourdock has gone out of his way not to bad mouth Lugar’s sore losing. In an interview today (audio here) with Indiana [...]
This is more than just some bureaucratic squabble. Strong support for the principles of transparency, good governance and fighting corruption has been hallmark of American policy for more than three decades, since passage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Deb Fischer beat Jon Bruning and Don Stenberg in Nebraska. Richard Mourdock beat Dick Lugar in Indiana. Ted Cruz beat David Dewhurst in Texas. And soon: Eric Hovde will beat Tommy Thompson and Mark Neumann in Wisconsin. Clark Durant will beat Pete Hoekstra in Michigan. We might be looking at quite a strong Tea Party contingent in the 2013 Senate.
Soon after Richard Mourdock defeated Sen. Dick Lugar in a Republican primary in Indiana, the political world started coming to grips with just how right-wing the guy really is. Late last week, the U.S. Senate hopeful offered another reminder, delivering a deeply strange speech to …
Politico reports: The Republican pollster that signaled Dick Lugar’s demise and Deb Fischer’s late surge is now flagging an upset in the making in the Texas Senate race. Keep reading this post...
Bill Maher wrote a blog post last week in which he joked that the Republicans are bringing about "The Rise of the Party of the Apes." In the post, he called out several Republicans by name, including Michele Bachmann, Dick Lugar, and Florida congressman Allen West. Show More Summary
“Get real.” Those two words — a brusque message to tea-party activists — may have ended Senator Dick Lugar’s political career. A frustrated Lugar made the remark a year ago, during the START-treaty debate, and it haunted him up until last month’s primary, when he was defeated by Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock, a tea-party favorite. Keep reading this post...
By Richard K. BarryIn case you were worried that venerable Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) might go down to defeat in a Republican primary like his long-time Senate colleague Dick Lugar, fear no more.According to Political Wire, a Deseret/KSL poll finds that Hatch leads his challenger Dan Liljenquist (R) by a 60 to 32 percent margin. Show More Summary
A new web video by Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), the Republican nominee for Sen. Dick Lugar’s now-open Senate seat this November, is yet another indication of just how wrong the assumptions underling Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Citizens United majority opinion were. In it the 5-4 majority agreed that “The appearance of influence or access, furthermore, [...]
The Senate has approved their version of the 2012 Farm Bill with a 64-35 vote today. Senate Republicans, including Dick Lugar, accounted...
A month after Richard Mourdock defeated Sen. Dick Lugar in a Republican primary in Indiana, the public is still getting a sense of the limits of his Tea Party worldview. As Scott Keyes noted, there appears to be reason for concern.
Richard Mourdock, the Tea Party favorite who ousted Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN) in Indiana’s Republican Senate primary last month, told a local Indiana newspaper that, contra Obamacare’s protections, employers ought to be able to deny health insurance to people with cancer. During a freewheeling interview with the News and Tribune, Mourdock said health care will [...]