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Lugar Reelection

Tea Party Opportunist Mourdock Takes on Pro-Israel Lugar in Indiana but Turns Out to Be a Mr. Softee

Heather Robinson | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Heather Robinson

Richard Mourdock may have an uphill battle in trying to "out-conservative" the venerable Lugar, a Capitol Hill denizen who has fought like a tiger for Israel, against nuclear proliferation, and for other important foreign policy priorities.

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...