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Dick Lugar To Become Prof After Leaving Senate

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 12.18.2012 | College

INDIANAPOLIS -- U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will continue wielding influence in Washington after he leaves office, albeit with a much younger audience. L...

SEC Oil and Mining Rule an End to Secrecy, an Advance for Transparency

Karin Lissakers | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
Karin Lissakers

With these rules, citizens have been given a potent tool to ensure that their country's natural resources provide them with economic and social benefits. And the era of secrecy for oil and mining companies is coming to a close.

Lugar Loss Heralds Democratic Dominance on Defense

Jeff Jacobs | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Jeff Jacobs

Ten years from now, we may look back at a small GOP primary as the tipping point for Democrats' return to dominance on national defense.

Tea Party-Backed Winner Explains His View Of Bipartisanship

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who defeated long-time Sen. Richard Lugar in the Republican primary Tuesday, has a new twist on bipartisansh...

Tea Party Challenger Relying On GOP Loyalty

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — For roughly two decades, Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock toiled in the trenches of the state Republican Party, losing more rac...

GOP Incumbent Faces Troubling Signs

AP | By TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar's allies have largely disappeared from the television airwaves just days before Tuesday's primary, a sign t...

Endangered GOP Senator Releases Harsh New Ad

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) released a new ad Tuesday slamming his primary opponent, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, over his judgment and decisions...

With Zero Foreign Policy Experience Himself, Romney Can't Choose Republican Governor VP Wannabes

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

John Huntsman is probably his best choice, but Romney would have to risk (unjustified, but likely real) negatives from having two Mormons on the ticket.

Tea Party's Last 2012 Primary Hope Struggling To Gain Traction

AP | By HENRY C. JACKSON and TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tea party movement's best remaining hope in 2012 for picking off an incumbent Republican in the Senate has boiled down to one state,...

Amanda Terkel

Richard Lugar Pulls Name From DREAM Act | 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...

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...

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...

Lugar Report Honsestly Evaluates U.S. International Broadcasting

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN), the ranking Republican member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has done something remarkable: issued an...

The Cleanup Can't Stop at the Shore

Karin Lissakers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karin Lissakers

The BP spill revealed the need for transparency in big oil's relationship with government. The Lugar-Cardin bill would require companies to report what they pay to access natural resources.

Dick Lugar: Cheney's Criticism Of Obama 'Unfair'

Bloomberg | Viola Gienger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Richard Lugar, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, defended President Barack Obama's handling of recent terrorism threats, t...

Sam Stein

Lugar Becomes First Republican To Announce Vote For Sotomayor | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court seemed relatively pre-ordained following four days of somewhat news-less testimony before the ...

Senator Leahy's Letter to the G.A.O., the Investigative Arm of the U.S. Congress

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

The letter to the G.A.O., the investigative arm of the U.S. Congress, now over a year old, was sent by U.S. Senators Leahy, Bayh and Lugar following the disappearance of the Bayh Amendment.

Pakistani Humanitarian Crisis Largely Unaddressed By US Aid

Huffington Post Contributor | Madiha Sattar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistanis are in for a rude shock. $900 million, almost half of the $1.9 billion aid package that the US House of Representatives recently approved, ...

The Mystery of the Disappearance of the Bayh Amendment

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

The US Senate should pass the Bayh amendment again and ensure that it is not taken out yet again from the Appropriations bill of 2010 under discussion now.