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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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  • Lavada

    A career politicians whos time has come to retire. But to what? This is all this guy can do.
    Stuff himself into a suit and do the bidding of the rich and powerful behind the scenes.

    Back to Indiana Dick. I pass through the state often and see the acres of corn fields.
    Time to get a real job. Go back to the Hoosier State.
    However I can see why he doesn’t live in the state himself. With Mitch Daniels as a governor, who the hell would.

    Good luck Dick.

  • J Frog

    ‘You can’t beat up on Grandpa. You shouldn’t beat up on Grandpa. But
    still, there comes a time when it’s time.” So declares Richard Mourdock.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304299304577350061665588808.html

    “Grandpa”?  How do fight against that tag?

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