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State Republicans Approve Tougher Restrictions On Abortion Pill

AP | By TOM DAVIES | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate on Tuesday approved new restrictions aimed at clinics that offer the abortion pill, requiring them to perform...

Joe Donnelly Sees Polling Lead

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly shows signs of pulling ahead of Richard Mourdock in the closely fought race to replace Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.). Donn...

Talking Brochures Repeat Senate Candidate's Rape Remarks

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A Democratic-aligned group is trying a novel approach to get Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's controversial rape remarks into the hands -- ...

Mourdock Accepts Impact Of Controversial Rape Remarks

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

GREENFIELD, Ind. — GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Monday he can't "unring the bell" on comments he made last week about rape, and he...

VoteVets, Progressive Veterans Group, Spends $1 Million Against GOP Candidates For Final Stretch

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

VoteVets Action Fund, a progressive veterans group, announced a $1 million push on Friday against Republican congressional candidates in Virginia, Ind...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Rallies Round Richard Mourdock Despite Rape Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After initially keeping Richard Mourdock at arm's length for his assertion that pregnancies produced by rape are intended by God, promin...

Romney Goes To Bat For Controversial Senate Candidate

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is plugging Richard Mourdock for Indiana's open seat in the fight for control of th...

Rove Group Makes Its Biggest Move Yet

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A conservative Super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove and an affiliated organization are making their biggest buy yet in this year's Senate e...

Michael McAuliff

Joe Donnelly Says Of Richard Mourdock 'We're Not That Dumb'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Indiana Senate candidates battled to seize the center in their first debate, with Democratic Rep. Joe Donnelly suggesting Hoosiers w...

Heated Senate Battle May Hinge On Disenchanted Voters

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., Oct 6 (Reuters) - Indiana Republicans last spring spurned long-time Senator Richard Lugar for a mo...

Michael McAuliff

'History Buff' Senate Candidate Favors Civil War, Slavery Comparisons

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Richard Mourdock, who is fond of comparing modern politics to the Civil War era, said Tuesday that he does it because he is a "history b...

Richard Mourdock Compares Chrysler Bailout To Slavery

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate for Indiana Richard Mourdock is again comparing slavery to modern politics, this time likening it to President Oba...

Mourdock Nets Big Advantage Over Challenger

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Just as Mitt Romney recently topped President Barack Obama in fundraising, Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock outraised his Democratic contender...

Dems Slam Mourdock Claim That Insurance Should Not Have To Cover Cancer

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

Democrats are hammering Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock over his statement that employers should not have to cover cancer in their insur...

Sam Stein

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee To Donors: 'Wake Up!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat in charge of protecting his party's majority in the Senate thinks it can be done. But he's deeply concerned his organiz...

Dems Compare Hoosier Senate Candidate To Bully

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

Democrats are comparing Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock to a schoolyard bully in a new radio ad coming out this week. Mourdock...

Michael McAuliff

Clinton: GOP Is Too 'Scared' To Compromise

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana's GOP Senate primary winner Richard Mourdock represents what's wrong with American politics these days, former President Bill Cl...

Lugar Has 'No Comment' On Whether He'll Campaign With Mourdock

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) on Tuesday declined to say whether he would campaign with Richard Mourdock, the Tea Party-backed candidate w...

Senate Candidate Denies He Endorsed Herman Cain's Plan

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock got some props last week from Herman Cain, who congratulated Mourdock both for winning the Republican primary...

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.

Dems Mount Campaign To Define Mourdock

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Democrats launched an online blitz Wednesday in a bid to define Richard Mourdock, the new Indiana GOP Senate nominee, as an extremist. It features ...

Michael McAuliff

Indiana Primary Winner Likens Tax Policy To Lincoln's Slavery Fears

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The newly minted Republican Senate nominee in Indiana, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, recently compared the divide over tax policy to...

Indiana Senate Race: What Do the Results Mean?

J.B. Poersch | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
J.B. Poersch

The Tea Party cost Republicans Senate seats in 2010, and they're poised to provide Democrats another gift in 2012: Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...