Tuesday, May 8, 2012


  • Mr. Lugar, a six-term senator who had won most of his recent elections with more than 60 percent of the vote, lost a hard-fought Republican primary to Richard E. Mourdock, the state treasurer. Mr.
  • (New York Times)
  • Mourdock scored a landslide victory, winning more than 60 percent of the vote with almost all precincts reporting. Looking toward the November election, National Republican Senatorial Committee chairman Sen.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Richard Lugar, defeated in the Indiana Republican primary on Tuesday, was a quiet and respected voice on foreign policy during more than three decades of service that focused on stemming the worldwide spread of nuclear weapons.
  • (CNBC)
  • Lugar conceded defeat to challenger Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who attacked the soft-spoken Senator for votes in support of Democratic President Barack Obama. My public service is not concluded, Lugar told supporters in Indianapolis.
  • (CNBC)
  • (WASHINGTON) — Six-term veteran Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar lost a bitter challenge from the right flank of his own Republican Party Tuesday night, his nearly four-decade career in the Senate ended by a tea party-backed GOP foe.
  • (Time)
  • Republican Sen. Richard G. Lugar of Indiana, a 35-year member of the Senate and one of Washington's leading experts on U.S.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar will almost certainly lose his bid for a seventh term Tuesday at the hands of state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. On that point, almost everyone in the Republican party agrees.
  • (Washington Post)
  • After months of hard fought campaigning and millions of dollars in negative attack ads, Tuesday marked the end of the distinguished career of Indianas longest-serving U.S. senator ever, Richard Lugar.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The political career of Indiana's Richard Lugar, the longest serving Republican in the Senate, is expected to end in defeat on Tuesday.
  • (YAHOO!)

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