Richard Lugar’s primary defeat in Indiana last year was one more addition to one of many moderate-to-liberal Republicans to fall victim over the years to the changing guard within the party. George Norris, who as Nebraska’s Governor and later Senator championed an abundance of reforms that made him a national hero to progressives, in Nebraska [...]
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 ?
Washington (CNN) – Last year Indiana Republicans said no to Sen. Richard Lugar. Now the former six-term senator will join a club that includes only a handful of other former senators. Tuesday evening Lugar will attend a ceremony at the British Embassy in the nation's capital, where he'll be bestowed the rank of honorary Knight [...]
Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar has opened up a new policy organization in Washington, D.C., focused on non-proliferation, food security, and foreign-aid reform. Several former Lugar Senate staffers have come ogether to make the Lugar Center a reality. Show More Summary
PUBLISHED, 11:25 AM ET - Former Republican Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana had tough words for his party, his primary opponent who defeated him last cycle but went on to lose in the fall to a Democrat, and opponents of ex-Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s nominee for defen …
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 …
By Jenny Ottenhoff - “No superpower that claims to possess the moral high ground can afford to relinquish its leadership in addressing global disease, hunger, and ignorance,” said former US senator Richard Lugar. “Our moral identity is an essential source of national power… We diminish ourselves and our national reputation if we turn our backs on the obvious plight [...]
While his former Senate Foreign Relations Committee counterpart John Kerry looks forward o becoming Secretary of State, former Sen. Richard Lugar plans to assume a post at Indiana University. After achieving the distinction of beingShow More Summary
Soon after the U.S. election in November, I suggested that President Obama should nominate outgoing Republican Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) as his secretary of state. One reason I gave for this was that Lugar, as a moderate Republican,...Show More Summary
My latest Townhall column is called, The 10 Biggest Political Debacles of 2012. Here’s an excerpt from the column. 10) Richard Mourdock’s Campaign: After defeating Richard Lugar, he should have been able to easily retain the GOP’s Senate seat in a state that Mitt Romney won by 10 points. Show More Summary
Friends and foes.
Sen. Richard Lugar (R., Ind.) is introducing a bill that would make natural gas exports a tool in the U.S. geopolitical arsenal.
As expected, the Senate failed to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. While some Republicans voted for ratification (we’ll miss you, Senator Lugar!), the majority of the GOP delegation decided that the treaty posed an existential threat to American sovereignty and, for reasons only the far right can grasp, homeschoolers. It’s [...]
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?
(David Kopel) Only reporting results which represent a change. U.S. Senate. Gains:Indiana,. Donnelly replaces Lugar. NM, Heinrich replaces Bingaman. Gain irrespective of which party wins: NM Senate losses: Mass., Warren defeats Brown. Show More Summary
There's still a long way to go this evening, but the Senate results so far could not have lined up any better for Democrats. Already they've picked up three Republican seats: Lugar's in Indiana, Brown's in Massachusetts, and Snowe's in...
In the hotly contested Senate race in Indiana, Democrat Joe Donnelly pulled out a win over Republican Richard Mourdock. Mourdock, who had the backing of tea partiers in the state, demolished long-time Senator Richard Lugar in the Republican primary and was widely favored to win the general election. Show More Summary
Richard Lugar’s Republican seat goes Democratic.
The Indiana Senate seat has been held for nearly 40 years by the GOP's Richard 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.