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Dick Lugar 2012

Michael McAuliff

Republicans: We Just Need Better Candidates | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican losses in the 2012 elections were not a progressive leap for America or a repudiation of conservatives and the Tea Party -- i...

Senate to SEC: Act on Cardin-Lugar Now!

Sen. Dick Lugar | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Sen. Dick Lugar

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.

Dave Jamieson

Lugar: No Plans To Campaign For Mourdock | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

Outgoing Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) said Sunday that he has no plans to campaign for Richard Mourdock, who handily beat him in a primary race earlier th...

John Celock

Tea Party Leaders Think They've Found Winning Formula | John Celock | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A week after unseating a six-term incumbent senator, leaders of FreedomWorks, a national Tea Party organization, said they have the winn...

Senator Lugar Will Be Missed

Ted Kaufman | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

One of the senators I disagreed with on many issues but came to greatly admire was Richard Lugar. Last week, he lost his bid for a sixth term in the Indiana Republican primary. He will be sorely missed in the next Senate.

Trouble Down Home on the Farm: Implications of Lugar's Loss

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

While I could vigorously dispute some of Lugar's actions while applauding others, I am passionately interested in breaking the gridlock to address our nation's most pressing challenges.

Why Lugar Lost

Mark Meissner | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Mark Meissner

Tuesday marked the end of the distinguished career of Indiana's longest-serving U.S. senator ever, Richard Lugar. This shocking turn of events was unthinkable for almost all of Lugar's 36-year career in the U.S. Senate. So what happened?

Michael McAuliff

Tea Party Dumps Dick Lugar | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Tea Party tossed another veteran Republican overboard Tuesday night, voting six-term Republican Sen. Dick Lugar from office in a hea...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Have Hope Mourdock Will Defeat Lugar In Indiana Race | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Tea Party may be looking at its biggest upset yet Tuesday, when voters in Indiana are set to go to the polls in the first tough prim...

Michael McAuliff

Tea Party Candidate Seen Doing Business With Campaign Donors | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More details have emerged about Republican Indiana Senate challenger Richard Mourdock taking campaign donations from people who may have...

Lugar and the Tea Party

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Michael McAuliff

Retired Cop Seeks U.S. Probe Of Indiana Senate Hopeful Richard Mourdock | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A retired Indiana state trooper has asked the Securities Exchange Commission to investigate whether state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, a ...

Poll: Dick Lugar In Deep Trouble

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Embattled Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar has fallen behind his Tea Party challenger in a new poll that finds the veteran legislator in danger of l...

Dick Lugar Gains Pro-Union Group's Endorsement in Indiana GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

A pro-union Republican group had a double gift for Sen. Rich Lugar (R-Ind.) Wednesday -- an endorsement, accompanied by a poll that shows him with a s...

Dick Lugar Won't Say Tea Party Is Good For GOP

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) didn't want to say on Tuesday whether the Tea Party was a good thing for the Republican Party, deferring that answer until af...

Longtime Senator Fends Off Tea Party Attack In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) released a new attack ad Monday, accusing his chief GOP primary rival, Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, of sellin...

Poll: Hoosier Lugar Could Be A Loser

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Veteran Hoosier Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) is in a tough battle to win his primary contest against a Tea Party challenger, a poll released Thursday said...

Lugar, Mourdock Face Off On Gas Prices, 'Mickey Mouse Attacks'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) and his GOP challenger, Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock, each released new attack ads Monday, with Lugar accusing hi...

Dick Lugar Allowed To Vote In Indiana Again

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

Virginia resident and Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar will be allowed to vote in the state he represents, after all. The local elections board h...

Lugar Ad Calls Rival Mourdock A Liar

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) has fired another round in his increasingly bitter primary battle with Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, calling h...

Michael McAuliff

Veteran Senator Ruled Ineligible To Vote In Old Hometown | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and his wife have been ruled ineligible to vote at the Indiana address they have used for decades because th...

Virginia Resident Dick Lugar Stays On Indiana Ballot

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar (R) will remain on the ballot there in spite of having lived in Virginia for the last 35 years, a state elections board decide...

AG Says Indiana Senator Can Live In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) can live in Virginia and still represent Indiana, the state's attorney general declared Thursday in a dispute between Lugar a...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Hope Romney Effect Boosts Senate Contenders | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney could help Democrats keep control of the Senate by sewing up the Republican presidential nomination quickly, some Democratic...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Hope Tea Party Horde Helps Them Keep Senate | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats facing a difficult Senate landscape in 2012 are hoping the Tea Party comes to their rescue -- again. In 2010, all that stop...