Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Richard mourdock

  • Even before Sen. Dick Lugar conceded defeat Tuesday, the next big Indiana contest began – defining his opponent, GOP nominee Richard Mourdock, as a tea party extremist.
  • (Politico.com)
  • Dick Lugar, the longest-serving Republican in the Senate, was defeated Tuesday as Indiana Republicans chose state Treasurer Richard Mourdock over Lugar as the partys nominee.
  • (ABC News)
  • (CBS News) Sen. Richard Lugar - the longest-serving senator in Indiana history - has lost his Republican Senate primary on Tuesday to state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. With 99 percent of the vote in, Lugar trailed Mourdock 60 percent to 40 percent.
  • (CBS News)
  • Richard Mourdock has defeated longtime Sen. Richard G.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • INDIANAPOLIS — Richard Lugar, the longest serving Republican member of the U.S. Senate and a political legend in Indiana, was trounced Tuesday in the Indiana GOP primary election by tea-party backed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock.
  • (Courier-Journal)
  • Richard E. Mourdock, the state's treasurer, defeated Mr. Lugar in the Republican primary on Tuesday, according to networks and The Associated Press. Mr. Mourdock will face Joe Donnelly, a Democratic member of the House, in November.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • If Richard Mourdock wins Indiana's Senate race, he'll join a group of conservative senators who have at times clashed with conference leaders.
  • (ABC News)
  • Tea Party-backed candidate Richard Mourdock was projected the winner over Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) in Indianas Republican primary election on Tuesday night by NBC.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Sen. Richard Lugar's 36-year Senate career is now history. The Associated Press called the race for Mourdock about 7:45 p.m.
  • (Courier-Journal)
  • Democrats got want they wanted Tuesday as Republicans picked Treasurer Richard Mourdock as their nominee for U.S. Senate. They think that his tea party credentials make him an easier target for their nominee, U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly, to defeat in November.
  • (Indianapolis Star)

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