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Lugar Calls Out Tea Party As GOP Weakness

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) is relieved the Tea Party won few victories during the 2012 election season, he said in an interview on MSNBC Wednesda...

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.

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...

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...

Tea Party Takes Aim At GOP Senators

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS -- Sen. Richard Lugar sounded wistful in his gratitude when he thanked supporters packed in the skybox of the Indiana Pacers' home court,...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Hope Romney Effect Boosts Senate Contenders

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Amanda Terkel

Richard Lugar Pulls Name From DREAM Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats reintroduced the DREAM Act on Wednesday without the co-sponsorship of Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), who had previously b...

GOP Senator Targeted By Home State Tea Party

The Wall Street Journal | Danny Yadron | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

Two meetings in recent days in this Midwestern state showed the predicament facing Sen. Richard Lugar, a six-term Republican with a centrist profile, ...

Dick Lugar: Tea Party Agenda Focused On 'Large Cliché Titles,' Not 'Specifics'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Tea Party primary challenge is all but certain for veteran Indiana GOP Senator Dick Lugar, but that doesn't seem to have made him more interested in...

Dick Lugar Faces Tea Party Revolt In 2012

The Christian Science Monitor | Dave Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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...

Tea Partiers To Challenge GOP Senator Who Failed To Convince Them He's Conservative Enough

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) recently held a parley with state Tea Party leaders in an effort to convince them that he was conservative enough that they n...

Orrin Hatch & Dick Lugar Could Face Tea Party Challenges In 2012

Politics Daily | Tom Diemer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does the tea party movement have senior Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch and Dick Lugar in its crosshairs?...