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  • Mourdock, Donnelly begin squaring off ahead of November election

    Mourdock, Donnelly begin squaring off ahead of November election
    It was the end of an era in Indiana politics. The concession speech from Senator Richard Lugar on May 8 was an emotional one. His tenure in office will not see another term. The debate as to who should take over his U.S. Senate seat has already begun....
  • Reports of the tea party's demise are premature: Just ask Senator Lugar

    The tea party's waning impact on the country's politics has been continuously reported since the movement's success in the 2010 elections. Well, the tea party has not gone away. In Indiana's primary election May 8, liberal Republican Senator Richard Lugar...
  • The tea party's war on common sense

    The tea party's war on common sense
    Tea party advocates in Indiana are congratulating themselves on the Republican primary victory of one of their own, Richard Mourdock, over six-term Senate veteran Richard Lugar. But the rest of the country should be mourning the departure of the epitome...
  • Senator Lugar presented with Mandela Freedom Statuette

    Senator Lugar presented with Mandela Freedom Statuette
    Senator Dick Lugar, R-Indianapolis, was presented with the Mandela Freedom Statuette from the Republic of South Africa Monday. They said they are honoring him for his "exceptional contribution to the struggle for the attainment of non-racial, free and...
  • First poll shows tie in U.S. Senate race

    First poll shows tie in U.S. Senate race
    The first poll in the race for U.S. Senate was released Monday. The poll, released by Global Strategy Group, showed Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-District 2) tied with Republican State Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Both had 40 percent of the vote, with 20...
  • Former President Clinton calls Mourdock's comments "disturbing"

    Former President Clinton calls Mourdock's comments "disturbing"
    Former President Bill Clinton is speaking out against Republican senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock, saying Mourdock’s refusal to compromise on Capitol Hill is "disturbing." “He said, ‘I am totally against any compromise, our world...
  • Tea party victories in Ind., Neb., are no boon to the Democrats

    Tea party victories in Ind., Neb., are no boon to the Democrats
    If it has accomplished nothing else, the tea party insurgency has made Republicans vastly more newsworthy than Democrats. While the party of the left plods along performing the boring old tasks of governing, the party of the right is engaged in high drama...
  • Mayor Greg Ballard endorses Richard Mourdock for U.S. Senate

    Mayor Greg Ballard endorses Richard Mourdock for U.S. Senate
    Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is throwing his support behind rising Republican Richard Mourdock. Ballard officially announced his endorsement of the State Treasurer in the race for U.S. Senate Thursday. Ballard said Mourdock is committed to reducing...
  • Lugar presides over his last Armed Forces Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    Lugar presides over his last Armed Forces Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
    Indiana Senior Senator Richard Lugar presided over his 32nd, and possibly final, Armed Forces Day ceremony at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Lugar swore in 75 armed services recruits Sunday in a ceremony below the pagoda near the famed yard of bricks....
  • Analyst: Pence will survive residency questions

    Analyst: Pence will survive residency questions
    While Mike Pence has become the latest target of residency questions, one political analyst believes he will survive it. The question of where a candidate lives and whether he/she has lost touch with constituents has been popping up in key races this...
  • Richard Lugar won't campaign for Richard Mourdock this fall

    Richard Lugar won't campaign for Richard Mourdock this fall
    Indiana Senator Richard Lugar won't be campaigning for the Republican who beat him in the primary. Lugar did say he wants Hoosiers to vote for State treasurer Richard Mourdock so Republicans can take control of the Senate. Lugar said that Mourdock needs...