The long tenure of U.S. Senator Richard Lugar is coming to an end, following his defeat by tea party candidate and State Treasurer Richard Mourdoch. NPR’s Liz Halloran and WFPL’s Phillip M. Bailey joined us Friday on Byline to analyze the change and whether it reflects a shift in ideology & an increasing unwillingness to… Continue reading Does Richard Lugar’s Defeat by Richard Mourdock Reflect Increasing Partisanship?
A memorandum from a polling firm says U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, R-In., is set to lose his seat to Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock in the upcoming Republican primary, according to a recent survey of 500 likely voters. Global Strategy Group finds the race between Lugar and his Tea Party challenger is tightening with his… Continue reading Memo: Lugar Poised to Lose GOP Primary
Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock may declare his candidacy for the U.S. Senate later this month, drawing incumbent Republican Richard Lugar into a primary.