01/19/2011 12:19 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Dick Lugar Faces Tea Party Revolt In 2012

Sen. Richard Lugar (R) of Indiana first won election to the US Senate in 1976, and that was the last time he faced an opponent in a Republican primary.

But that may change in 2012. This weekend, 50 tea party groups are planning to meet in Tipton, Ind., to try to coalesce around a single candidate to oppose Senator Lugar. He sailed to reelection in 2006 with no Democratic opponent, winning 87 percent of the general election vote.

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