Lugar Not Campaigning for Mourdock

After a brutal primary contest, U.S. Sen Dick Lugar, R-In., told CBS News he doesn’t plan on helping Republican Richard Mourdock in the general election. “For the time being, I don’t plan an active campaign,” Lugar said Sunday. From Face The Nation: Mourdock faces Democratic Congressman Joe Donnelly in the fall.

Donnelly Web Ad Highlights Mourdock Attacks on Lugar

In an online ad, Senate Democratic candidate Joe Donnelly’s campaign criticizes the way Republican Richard Mourdock attacked longtime Sen. Dick Lugar Lugar, R-In., in their primary battle. Check it out: Mourdock upset the six-term Senator in the GOP primary earlier this week and the Indiana Senate race has been thrust into the national spotlight as […]

Donnelly Comes Out Swinging Against Mourdock

One day after the Indiana primary, Democratic Senate candidate Joe Donnelly has begun his campaign against Republican Richard Mourdock. Mourdock thumped longtime Sen. Dick Lugar Tuesday in a 20-point blowout that has received national attention for retiring a lawmaker considered a bipartisan statesman. But Democrats are confident that Mourdock‚Äôs conservative primary campaign will make him […]

Live Blog of Indiana Senate Primary

The polls have closed in most the state and awaiting the results between Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock longtime incumbent Dick Lugar in the primary. Because Indiana is mostly in the Eastern Time Zone save a few counties around Evansville and Gary, projections aren’t expected to come in until another hour. Several Tea Party activists […]

Donnelly Has Lackluster Fundraising Numbers

In the Indiana Senate race, Democratic candidate Joe Donnelly is reporting unimpressive fundraising numbers despite a hotly contested Republican primary race. The GOP contest between State Treasurer Richard Mourdock and Sen. Richard Lugar has caught national attention for the potential to unseat the six-term incumbent. Observers predict that Mourdock upsets Lugar it could put Indiana […]

Donnelly Wants Super Committee to Focus On Jobs

U.S. Senate candidate and Indiana Congressman Joe Donnelly, D-In., is challenging the bi-partisan super committee to use their power to force action on job creation. The 12-member panel is charged with finding an additional $1.5 trillion in debt savings over the next decade. If the committee fails to come up with a deficit reduction plan […]

UPDATE: Donnelly Expected to Announce U.S. Senate Bid

The race for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by veteran Republican incumbent Richard Lugar is getting more interesting with the rumored entrance of U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., who will reportedly announce his candidacy Monday. From the Associated Press: Two Democrats with firsthand knowledge of Donnelly’s plans told The Associated Press that the congressman […]