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Monday, May 7, 2012

Longtime Indiana Senator Richard Lugar Facing Challenge

Polls show Richard Lugar, a longtime Republican senator who’s known for his statesmanship and bipartisan politics, trailing behind Republican challenger, State Treasurer Richard Mourdock.

Matthew Tully, political columnist for the Indianapolis Star, unpacks the political thinking that Lugar’s re-election campaign has been “too little, too late.”

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